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Blogs about body image, natural things, humour and mum life in New Zealand
July 30, 2018
So, I have tried a LOT of things out during this plastic free July. I made my own peanut butter nut mylk, I tried a menstrual cup, I swapped to using an oil based cleanser full time. some were a sucess, and some were a bit of a fail lol.
So when I heard about going...
July 29, 2018
I have been making up a version of this for the past 3 years, and I use it as an "everything moisturiser", legs, arms, face, the lot.
Apologies for not putting it up earlier.
Every time someone asks "what do you use as a moisturiser?" or "can you tell me what you use?" I...
July 28, 2018
Reducing your waste isn't all, pretty productive gardens, herbs drying in the sun, and beautifully arranged glass jars in a food cupboard.
Sometimes its random dinners because you are trying to use up the last of whats in the fridge.
It is mended clothes with weird lumpy...
July 27, 2018
With winter here, I have been trying to get vitamin c and honey into the kids but they aren't too keen on having it in drink form... although they will happily eat honey off a spoon on occasion.
These gummy bears need to be kept in a jar the fridge and will last a week...
July 26, 2018
I clean my face with oil.
Does it sound weird?
I have a super sensitive face and I have discovered after trying a few solid face soaps that, it cant deal with it.
Skin sebum likes to be at 5.5 and for the most part you can put stuff on it that is higher or lower in...
July 22, 2018
'Freedom Song' is a powerful book of pictures and words with the theme "Love conquers all".
I grew up with books like this in my house, so for me is is very familiar.
My mother is an amazing artist, and growing up there were always books with pages of art and poetry on t...
July 19, 2018
I have a weird (maybe not so weird) love/hate relationship with the zoo.
Many know about my irrational fear of large cats... I even messaged the zoo when I found out that they walked the cheetahs around the zoo. Cue crazy large cat lady... in a crazy bad way lol....