via Flickr HDC PhotographyBefore you go out to the garden for a bit of weeding, run your fingernails across a cake of soap to keep them clean.
Some inspiring greenhouses..via flickr Old Chum via weheartitvia finehomebuildingvia flickr emma.williamsvia Tom MannionAnd the most inspiring... The Owen's house from the movie Practical Magic... How do you NOT love this!!!???
At first, J thought I was nuts... A small collection of jars. A medium collection of jars. Now, a massive collection, being used to make herb infused oils, tinctures, salves, astringent toners, hair tonics, and soon - SOAP and LOTIONS!One of the best parts about this whole process, all of the herbs I'm using are from our garden! That is… Continue reading Herby Goodness!
This past weekend was absolutely gorgeous. If you were not in Melbourne, I pity you. In the nicest way possible of course!We spent the weekend mowing, weeding, fixing bits and pieces around the yard. Saturday late afternoon spent laying on a giant picnic blanket with J and the boys drinking a couple beers. The sun… Continue reading A lovely warm weekend…
It is OFFICIALLY Spring!J and I spent a bit of time in the garden this weekend. We were able to overhaul the veggie patch and a couple of beds where we sadly ripped out a heap of capsicum plants. We have so much wonderful compost that we were able to mix in tons with the… Continue reading Gardening!!
Hope everyone had a good weekend!J and I had some good times this weekend! It was very mellow, but lovely...Friday night home alone, I decided to make a Juicy Lucy for dinner. I'm tempted to tell you what it is, but it's just wrong... Here it is on Wikipedia. It was brillant. Just brillant.Saturday was… Continue reading Weekend Roundup
Today was my first day out in what feels like years. I went (without my crutches) with J to Mitre 10, Kiwi Koncern, got a pie and then headed to the nursery to pick up a couple seedlings and to the market for groceries.. Came home and I basically passed out on the couch. Exhausted.… Continue reading Recovery Day 5
After seeing the Aquaponics system that was installed for a family on Costa's Garden Odyssey, Jacob has been enormously inspired to build his own. He found some instructions online on how to build one using some new and recycled materials. Every weekend for about a month or so, he has been working like a mad… Continue reading Aquaponics – Part 2
Image : D Sharon Pruitt via Flickr I love long weekends. Even though I've been battling hay fever and a cold, it was still great. We had a couple walks with the boys, I did some drawing, cleaning, lots of yummy cooking, some work out in the backyard yesterday...One of the coolest things that we do,… Continue reading *the weekend update
Ok, sorry for the massive amount of random update posts!The whole story is as such - my Macbook died about a day after I got my new mega pc. 😦 I was almost 2 weeks without any interweb at home. HELLO WITHDRAWL!!! Anyway, on Friday, Jacob had a day off and was able to crawl… Continue reading * saturday