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Goodbye Coles & Woolworths…

This year’s resolution was BOLD, it was out there, it was serious. It had fore thought, insight, and a month before the new year dawned I put it out there, I told people, I owned it, I planned on doing some preparation…. then it was New Years Day.

On the way home from watching the sunrise on the beach I decided a couple of extra breakfast ingredients would add nicely to the decadence of heralding in another year. Which is when my partner reminded me… No Coles or Woolworths, remember!!??! Oh crap, yes, it’s January 1st. No Coles or Woolworths.

And so it was. The resolution came to be without so much as a farewell impulse shop. Or a fresh load of toilet paper. Continue reading


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GROW: New Moon Planting

For Christmas I was gifted with a sensational growing tray for my start-up garden! It has lots of little spaces for planting my seeds, a nice big domed lid so that I have (a little more) control over the growing conditions of my seedlings, and air vents to (help) adjust the humidity!

How much Mother Nature actually allows me to temper her dramatic swings up here in the tropics is yet to be seen!

I have been eager to plant my seeds and get my garden up and fruiting, however some previous failures Continue reading


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PLANT: Seeding my life.

Well hello!!!

I’m very excited! In my quest to live ever simply, sustainably and in deeper connection with my environment, my needs, and my food I HAVE PLANTED MY FIRST SEEDS! Literally!

I took a trip to Enviro-Mart (which is an incredible treasure trove of everything you could possibly need for inside your home, outside your home, on your body, in your body, and on your bookshelf!!!) to purchase a nice big bag of organic potting mix. I then took myself Continue reading