The easiest way to get going with a sourdough starter is when someone gifts some to you, but if you have to start your own, here is how! It takes 7-10 days to get one going, but if you take care of it, you will have a reliable starter for breads, pancakes, sweets and more!Continue reading “How to Make Sourdough Starter – A foolproof method”
Blackberry season is here, and as with the Stanley Cup play offs you have to sacrifice your body to get the best fruit. I’ve been out battling the brambles and have come home with a bounty of blackberries – 6lbs to be exact! Foraging and Canning are essential homesteading skills as per the Homesteading SkillsContinue reading “Foraging for Blackberry Jelly! Two Ingredient Recipe!”
Since I came from the city to my microstead on the Sunshine Coast, I had to make some big changes. I’m a fairly practical person but I’ve been surprised by just how much work it takes to keep a garden and house running smoothly. If I want to reach my goal of sustainable growing, IContinue reading “Essential Homesteading Skills Survey”
If you’re staring down the barrel of a weight loss resolution you know you will fail at in a matter of weeks, try pledging to do better by the planet this year with these 10 easy New Year’s resolutions. 1. Compost Yes you read that right. Compost. Even if you live in an apartment buildingContinue reading “10 New Years Resolutions Everyone Should Make”
Aside from all the usual holiday, girl meets boy, comedy ensues, they fall in love etc. Movies you may get dragged into, perhaps this holiday season is the time for something more meaty! (stay with me vegetarians)! 2020 has given us time to reflect, if you’re thinking has brought you to a place where youContinue reading “3 films for the planet that you need to see this holiday season”
From skeptic to convert, a small investment for a big payout! Black gold: your own compost in an apartment!
There’s a lot of negativity surrounding being stuck indoors while we quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19, but there is plenty you can do while at home that will leave you feeling positive and lifted. It’s no secret that creative activity lifts mood and makes us feel better, as well as giving us purpose.Continue reading “5 Creative Things You Can Do in Quarantine”
Christmas is fast approaching, and like lots of families, we find our budget not only stretched, but when people ask what we would like for Christmas, they’re met with a long uuuhhhhh… We don’t need anything. Our wants are whimsical wishes like, a lottery win, so we can travel, pay off our mortgage and setContinue reading “Waste and Wonder, 7 Sustainability Tips for Christmas”