Want to start a scrap garden?

Groceries can be a big-ticket item in the household & it is unlikely that will change – as we all need to eat.  Have you thought about using vege scraps from your regular every day?  A lot of commonly used vege can be used to start your own vegie plot (big or small, balcony orContinue reading “Want to start a scrap garden?”

School Hols Again?

Teaching kids’ stuff in the kitchen is a great activity.  Realistically it is a necessary life skill, so getting them comfortable with smaller jobs in the kitchen is a great start.  Obviously, jobs need to be age appropriate & we aren’t talking gourmet chef kinda stuff. Help out regularly with: 💡 Washing fruit and vegeContinue reading “School Hols Again?”

Non-Sandwich Lunch Ideas

Lunchbox food is important.  Whether it is for a little person at school or someone bigger at work, it helps with the ability to concentrate.  It should be packed with the good stuff that fuels up the brain for the afternoon, sadly most processed packaged foods just don’t hit that goal. Why not sandwiches?  HonestlyContinue reading “Non-Sandwich Lunch Ideas”

Reducing Waste

An average of 1/3 of the contents of average household bins is food waste.  Crazy right!  Here are some ideas to try & reduce that, whilst still getting in your 5 & 2. The aim is to use everything, the ‘misshapen’, ‘ugly’ or imperfect vege.  Yup, I’m talking about eating the whole vegetable – skin,Continue reading “Reducing Waste”

School is back in session

Are you loosing the battle with motivation for lunchboxes?  Whether you are packing lunches for your munchkins or yourself – it is easy to get caught up in the same old lunch routine.  Mix it up & try something new. ⭐️ Vege quiches – try eggs, grated zucchini & carrot, with a grated cheese toppingContinue reading “School is back in session”

New Habits

OK, this year hasn’t really gone to plan (but I don’t think I’m alone with that).  So, I’m using the new financial year, as a new year.  I have been reading up on new habits & making them stick.  Here is the best advice I found. Make it Easy I am going to focus onContinue reading “New Habits”

Scavenger Hunts

Today in the US it is national scavenger hunt day…pretty cool, huh?  These kept us entertained for hours growing up.  We loved them & they were easily added into a walks or camping trips, plus doable any time of the year, inside or out.  These can be great fun & are easily themed to suitContinue reading “Scavenger Hunts”

Hands feeling icky?

Got to be honest, I thought I’d do this as a winter post but the extra level of handwashing & use of hand sanitisers has left my hands feeling unloved, dried out & irritated. Yup, we use our hands everyday & they cop a lot of exposure to not only heaps of chemicals but alsoContinue reading “Hands feeling icky?”

Stocking the pantry

For me a well-stocked pantry equals less overwhelm, yummier meals & a more relaxed me.  By the way, this was not actually written with COVID19 in mind, but it will probably also assist in making life a little easier as you can streamline the pantry. It is how I try to operate my pantry soContinue reading “Stocking the pantry”