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A zero waste kitchen

If you’ve been playing along at home, you’ll know we have made the leap from being avid recyclers and generally eco-aware to aiming for zero waste… 476 more words

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Growing up

If you’ve ever had to do it,  you’ll probably have realised that growing up ain’t easy. In fact, I’m not 100% sure I’ve mastered it even now. 478 more words

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Sustainable home: the humble dish brush

When we think of reducing our environmental impact we usually think about recycling or, if you’re really good, buying less. If we aren’t buying less we are buying big ticket items like solar panels or hybrid cars. 504 more words

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Stop Making Excuses! Start Where You Are.

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have all the tools you need at your disposal, or if you lack enough funds to make your big dreams of sustainable living come true in a big way. 252 more words


Chickens: the ultimate recyclers

Alternatively titled: Reasons you should keep a chook or ten

Chickens eat your scraps.  All of them. They don’t care what it is. Just don’t give them avocado or the other things on this… 400 more words

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Hello world! Welcome to your online Suburban Homestead.

This is my first post on my first real blog effort. Welcome to California Homestead Skillet! I am gonna be blogging about the journey of my partner and I as we seek to begin living a new, sustainable and delicious way of life beginning right at home. 103 more words

It's not all fun and games

Today I followed a trail of blood and feathers and found my favourite chook under the car. We think she’ll live…
(Warning: images may be upsetting) 327 more words

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