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Skinflint Sunday: Have fun watching a door open!

6.59AM. There I was in the chook run, camera in one hand, coffee in the other, ready to capture the glory of the solar operated coop door. 425 more words


Chocolate Tarts and yoghurt

The lupins are up!

Thermomix Recipe: Chocolate Tart

Creamy thick vanilla yoghurt

Chocolate Custard tart. She includes directions for both thermomix and non-thermomix cooking. Worth reading just for the different directiond for making the custard component. (I love my thermie!)


Community Kitchen Garden, Castlemaine

The Castlemaine Community Kitchen Garden was launched in December 2013. This new community garden is situated right in the centre of town in a carpark behind the Continuing Education building. 217 more words

I was so excited by my day off that I woke up at 4.30AM. I may need a nanna nap.

Daphne and Maris “holding hands” on the couch.

August is shaping up to be a hugely busy month for me. There’s only 2 days in the whole month where I’m not working on either teaching or thermomix, (or both.) Today is one of those days. 438 more words


On my front porch.

Remember when I planted the daffodil and jonquil bulbs in the herb wicking bed?
Some have come up!
(So’s Daphne… this is two seconds before she got told off.) 194 more words


The Street Front Veggie Patch; 1

The way our block is positioned the ideal┬áplace for a veggie patch would be where our current car port is. Eventually we’d love to move that – but in the interim we had to come up with an alternative – so last season we experimented with building up the soil in the front yard as well a few soft plastic planters – we even had veggies potting mix delivered. 391 more words


Oops Wicking Bed ( And Self Watering Container) Mistakes and Fixes

I need to ask your forgiveness. I followed some very bad advice in my container garden this year, and worse, I passed on the information before I tested it. 531 more words

Vegetable Gardening