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Have You Heard Of Prebiotics?

You might know about Pro-Biotics but have you heard of Pre-Biotics? For a while now I have been reading up on Pre-biotics and how there are some African cultures that have very low incidence of disease that scientists are now attributing to the volume of fiber in...

From The Web This Week

Found a few interesting things on the web this week. Switchel looks like it might be an alternative to Kombucha if you use vinegar that still contains the mother. I enjoyed this post from Becoming Minimalist Here is a tool for successional planting I often feel we are...
School Desk Revamp

School Desk Revamp

This year Hubby spent the first 6 months off work following surgery and towards the end of his recovery he was getting very bored and I was running out of jobs for him to do.  If we had been in our own home this would not have been an issue but in a rental there is...
Missing Fun In The Snow

Missing Fun In The Snow

I come from a family that ski’s and this year for obvious reasons I am not joining them.   While skiing can be an expensive sport my family have always done it as cheaply as possible with second hand gear that is handed down through the generations (one pair of...
Progress in New Zealand – The Farm Shed

Progress in New Zealand – The Farm Shed

Building was finished on our farm shed in New Zealand at the start of May.  Although we will not be moving for a little while yet for us it was important to get this built ahead of time.  Firstly it is an expensive piece of infrastructure, far more so than you would...