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A New Preserving Unit

A New Preserving Unit

Back in 2012 I picked up an old Fowlers stove top preserving unit that came with a few jars and bits and pieces and then later on I got lots of other jars from the op shop.  The preserving unit although old got me started and I got a lot of use out of it.  But it was...
Home Made Fabric Baby Wipes And Washers

Home Made Fabric Baby Wipes And Washers

Well we are in the final countdown to the arrival of our first baby who we are currently calling “Peanut” and I am trying to organise the last few things that I think we will need. To be honest it is hard to know what we will and won’t use as we have...
Bourke and Lightning Ridge

Bourke and Lightning Ridge

The final leg of our month long road trip was from Broken Hill to Bourke then on to Lightening Ridge and finally the big push to home. As we traveled through this part of outback we really enjoyed the scenery that is so unique to this part of the world. There had been...
Why Would You Buy New?

Why Would You Buy New?

We are counting down to the arrival of “Peanut” our first baby.  He is due in about 5 weeks and we are in the final stages of getting things ready for him. I have purchased all of his clothes second had from the op shop and have spent about $75 in total on...
Comfrey – A Must Have In Every Garden

Comfrey – A Must Have In Every Garden

Comfrey is an amazing plant and one I would never be without in a garden. This week I came across this great article on comfrey and it is worth having a read if you want a cheap way of adding fertility to your garden and growing supplementary food for your animals. At...