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Common Sense Out The Window

Common Sense Out The Window

So on the weekend I made a batch of soap.  This is a first for me as I have not made soap before but I have been keen to have a go for a while. The soap seemed to turn out ok and I have left it to cure so I will wait and see how it turns out in a few weeks. So if it...
Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Limes?

Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Limes?

Yesterday we had a busy day including a trip to the neighbours to harvest some citrus. The previous owners had planted a mandarin, an orange and a lime about 10 years ago and had had their chicken run built around them.  Well at ten years old and well fertilised these...
The Harvest and a Home Made Feast

The Harvest and a Home Made Feast

Yesterday I did my usual walk around the garden to seething if there was anything to harvest. There was the usual cherry tomato’s and the beans are still producing a few each day.  There was a couple of button squash, a couple of mini white cucumbers, a capsicum...

ANZAC Day

Today is ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corp) day here in Australia and New Zealand. Today we remember all the the young men and women who so bravely fought so that we could have the freedoms we enjoy today. Thank you to all those who paid the ultimate price...
Home Made Liquid Soap

Home Made Liquid Soap

We use this soap as hand wash in both the bathroom and kitchen at our place and it is very cheap to make.  The first time I made it it ended up very goopy and stringy and it would not break off from the bottle after you pumped it so there was long strands of soap...