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Simple. Sustainable. Frugal.

A two weekly round up of our progress towards simple, sustainable and frugal living.

Sustainable Things.

Vege market – The vege market is usually a weekly stop for us, and we are lucky to have access to many different vege markets around Wellington, while not quite a farmer’s market the produce is affordable, seasonal and reasonably local. 1,074 more words

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Simple. Sustainable. Frugal.

Inspired by my cousin Emma at Craving Fresh, whose Frugal Fun posts I always enjoy reading. I thought it’d be good for S. and to sit down each week and highlight (for ourselves as much as anything) the frugal, sustainable and slow decisions and wins that we have had over the past week or so each week. 975 more words

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Holy macaroni!

Herself and I celebrated 28 years of unholy matrimony this morning with the traditional “Happy Anniversary” dance in the kitchen.

And what a long, strange tripping of the light fantastic it’s been, too. 339 more words



Well it is done. My ‘sugar baby’ (what they call Gestational Diabetes Pregnancies apparently) is born. Ethne Joy Sondergeld – named after two Grandmothers, both with formidable wills. 478 more words

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Eucharisteo: The Art of Thankfulness #221-250

Eucharisteo: to be grateful, to feel thankful, to give thanks

I don’t know about you, but most days, I don’t feel all that thankful. Sometimes I simply don’t want to feel thankful.  191 more words

The world's most noble profession!


So many women aspire to satisfying other men’s ambitions/corporations with their best talents and energy and then return home spent with little TLC left for husbands and children.

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