Yes, there is a month for everything. I can't really fault this one though.
Being eco-aware and Earth friendly as a family can be quite difficult. Obviously, two almost-two year old boys don't grasp the idea of "Darling, please turn the tap off, we can't waste water." Or "Please turn the light off, electricity is expensive." But we are working on that. What we can do as parents, though, is… Continue reading Eco-living and values for the family!
When we found out we were pregnant, we were stoked. When we found out it was twins, we were scared. And to be honest, a little sad.Let me explain. It's not as bad as it sounds. For me, I had my ideas and ideals already in my mind about how I wanted to bring a… Continue reading The Hippie Ambitions of a Twin Mum – Part 1
According to my iPhone. Jacob working on our chairs. And a sniff from Timmy.
I have a serious problem.(Well, according to Jacob.)I love jars.I collect them (sort of).I have a stash of them.I use them everyday.Ok, maybe it's not a serious problem. But I love finding ways to reuse jars. Whether it's putting some chopped herbs in them to keep on the window sill, making a tonic or a tincture,… Continue reading Recycling Jars.
Yay for recycling and re-purposing! These are some sweet ideas you can try! Give it a go and let me know!Reuse those old T's & knit (or crochet) yourself some handy washclothes.via craftsterCandlelit Sav Blanc? Sure! Thanks! (ps. Mom, think Christmas!)via Elle UKReuse the gift wrap and save your books!(Sneaky for the embarrassing romance novels on the train)via real simpleMaps,… Continue reading Reuse the Refuse!
As I was getting dressed yesterday morning, I made the comment to Jacob, something of the lines of – Why must all my clothes feel like they are falling apart? As I put on my favorite pair of pirate argyles socks (yes, pirate argyles), I realised that besides the hole in the side (where our faithful… Continue reading The Wardrobe of Doom!
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
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
I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas! I've chatted with the family back home, and yes, I am jealous they had a white Christmas - Jacob and I had our first Christmas alone... with Timmy of course! It was lovely!My stay-cation started with a new van Hulst Christmas eve tradition... Tandoori Chicken that Jacob marinated… Continue reading *finally. on holiday…