The Eco-Build, the Big Plans and the Move to Mandurah

The Eco-Build, the Big Plans and the Move to MandurahYou may have noticed I’ve been a little quiet lately. I haven’t been writing as much, and believe me when I say that I’ve missed it! So let me fill you in what’s been happening to keep me away for so long.

Remember that piece of land I mentioned in my goals updates throughout the year? That beautiful hectare the hubby and I have been ever-so-slowly building on so that we could eventually live there one day? It’s ready.

Sort of. Read the rest of this post »

My Goals, Dreams and Desires for 2015

New Year 2015It might be almost two weeks’ late but… Happy New Year!! I personally love the new year. I love the ritual of shutting the door on the year before, and opening the door on the new possibilities of the year ahead. It’s not like anything actually happens, the sun rises just like every other day, but yet it brings so much hope and optimism and inspiration to people the world over.

It makes you feel like you have a clean slate, you can make a fresh start, and anything that happened before is wiped away. Read the rest of this post »

Food – It’s Not All Good Looks and Vitamins

FoodI’ll be the first to admit it, I’m a greenie. There’s a bit of hippy inside me and I will proudly rock it freely whenever I get the chance. So when I think about what I’m putting on my plate, I’m not just thinking about taste, smell, look, or satisfaction. Believe it or not, I’m not just thinking about its health benefits either (yes, I know, that’s a bit of a shock!). I’m also thinking, to put it quite simply, about the effect that me eating that food is having on the world around me. Read the rest of this post »