A typical day of a mum of a child with special needs – Gayle

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This post is part of a series called "How do you do it?" I asked readers to share how they manage a typical day in their family life. Of course we all know there is really no such thing as a typical day in family life, but this gives us a sneak peak into how others are doing it and hopefully you … [Read more...]

How to make an essential oil roll on

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This post is part of my Christmas in July 2015 series. You can find more posts by clicking here. I love essential oils. I use essential oils daily in my oil burner and I have been buying essential oil roll ons for the last couple of years. It occurred to me that I could probably make my roll on … [Read more...]

Dairy free pesto dip

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In an ideal world I would make this with a mortar and pestle. I have done so before and the result is a slightly better tasting pesto, but time convenience wins out for me and I use the food processor! Jumping on the bandwagon of my Christmas in July series, this recipe actually makes a perfect … [Read more...]

11 secondhand, salvaged and upcycled stores in Melbourne

11 secondhand, salvaged and upcycled stores in Melbourne

This post is part of my Christmas in July 2015 series. You can find more posts by clicking here. As I noted, my theme this year for our Christmas is upcycled, so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to invite Lara Knight to write a guest post for the blog and share some amazing places in … [Read more...]