Gardening with kids update 2019- indoor composting, worm farm and what we are planting in September (Spring)

Since moving to our new home, we have slowly started to set up an outdoor garden with a mixture of Australian natives (attracts birds, bees, butterflies), flowers, fruit trees, potted herbs as well as a mixed variety of vegetables. We were lucky to get an already established large mulberry bush a pawpaw tree and a … More Gardening with kids update 2019- indoor composting, worm farm and what we are planting in September (Spring)

Finding package free produce- a trip with my children to the greengrocers

This morning, my children and I packed up some snacks and water bottles and took a drive in our car to run some errands. We stopped by a greengrocers to pick up some fruit and vegetables. I visited this same place last week and took home one of their boxes and some paper bags as … More Finding package free produce- a trip with my children to the greengrocers

Talking about how to care for the environment with children (Part 1)

Hi there, In a few weeks if all goes well, my plan is to talk to several groups of children (aged 3-6 years) at my children’s school about how we can care for the Earth. This talk will coincide with the upcoming Plastic Free July 2018 challenge. At this point I am brainstorming. So I … More Talking about how to care for the environment with children (Part 1)

Plant Based, Gluten Free and Low Waste (kids) Birthday Party

This past week we had an ‘afternoon tea and play’ combined Birthday party for both of my children after school with a small group of friends. We opted for no presents, no party bags (which we never do anyways), no Birthday cake or candles etc to keep it ‘no fuss’ which is exactly what both … More Plant Based, Gluten Free and Low Waste (kids) Birthday Party

Travelling with children Part 1: an attempt at (Minimalist-ish/Zero waste-ish packing)

We are heading overseas for a family holiday to an Island for approx 7 days! This will be the first time my children have been overseas. I haven’t travelled overseas for many years, but my husband travels for work a bit throughout the year. This is also the first time my son has been on … More Travelling with children Part 1: an attempt at (Minimalist-ish/Zero waste-ish packing)