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Step by step guide: Prepping for disaster: INTRODUCTION

When it comes to prepping to disaster, it all seems a bit daunting.

As a young mum, I had the best intentions about preparedness for emergencies when the Christchurch earthquakes hit a few years ago. 733 more words


In Excess

It has been long overdue, but I’m now increasingly learning about the importance of simple living. I’m talking about all the excess stuff that I used to not think about, but just bought because I liked it, things used once or twice and somehow 2-3 years later it’s still sitting on that cabinet gathering dust. 530 more words

Lewis and Clark, Squaw Creek, and the Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

When I took this silhouette photo I didn’t notice the heron had a companion.  Now I see there’s a turtle too, or is that an artfully contrived bump on a log? 187 more words

Simple Living

Our Tiny House Project




Our Tiny House Project


Our dream for the future is a beautiful one and we are asking our friends to be a part of that future. 70 more words


The Web of Life(styles) - addictive goodness & Adelaide's GroCo

As I come off the back of a Local Grower’s Collective meeting (a little word on this later, below) I am realising two things:
1. Pruning is a real art form – requiring one to balance a hierarchy of botanical priorities, physical practicalities and a gambler’s nerve for  543 more words


cousin love

i first met paul’s cousin’s from californa 5 years ago at a family wedding. we left the farm for 2 wonderful weeks that autumn travelling around the bay area, marin, mendocino, napa and sonoma counties visiting and meeting with friends and family. 368 more words