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Not Your Average Flower

Not Your Average Flower

We have this amazing bromeliad in our shade house. It is quite large and has very spiky leaves so it is well away from the path.  When it flowers it sends out these amazing flower spikes with little spiky berries on them.  The berries start off green with red spikes...
Meat Chickens – An Update

Meat Chickens – An Update

This post is a bit delayed and since these photos were taken the chickens have grown a lot and I will no doubt be posting about them again very soon. So where are we at with the journey and what have we learnt so far. Well I can tell you one thing for sure, these...
Bi- Carb Cream Cleanser

Bi- Carb Cream Cleanser

Over the last 12 months we have been working our way through an array of cleaning products using them up but not replacing them. For some reason the last owner of the house left behind all sorts of cleaning products plus we had the ones we brought with us.  We had...
Coriander and Macadamia Nut Pesto

Coriander and Macadamia Nut Pesto

After my last post Wendy from Duchess Declutter asked for the recipe so here it is. I will say though that this is a recipe that you have to adjust to your taste.  Personally I like mine quite nutty and with a generous helping of cheese and garlic.  But you can adjust...
In the Kitchen and Garden

In the Kitchen and Garden

Over the weekend I spend a few hours in the kitchen whipping up some tasty treats. I made some sourdough sweet chilli scrolls using my standard bread mix and adding sweet chilli sauce and grated cheese. I also made some coriander and macadamia nut pesto.  We have...