Category Archives: Everyday Living

Everyday Living is filled with interconnected stories for your home living, food & gardening, body & mind and the possibilities to rethink.

My Low Tox Journey

After six months of honing in on what French for Tuesday offers to our community in terms of low tox sustainability, I’m so pleased to let you know that I have the certified coach seal of Low Tox Life approval! The Low Tox Method course was  a wonderful journey of insight and reflection. French for […]

Tried and Tested Ways to Hang Your Clothes Well

Tried and Tested Ways to Hang Your Clothes Well

My best tips about hanging clothes on the outdoor clothesline come from the people I know, who’ve developed excellent methods of hanging expertise through many years of practice. The main person who springs to mind is my Mum. Since leaving home more than 20 years ago, I’ve consistently used this generational know-how for hanging my […]

The Naturally Fresh Feeling of Line Drying Clothes

The Naturally Fresh Feeling of Line Drying Clothes

Growing up in the burbs of Sydney, Mum always hung the washing on the original metal Hills Hoist clothesline. On a slight grassy slope at the bottom of the back verandah, the line was easy to spin for the large sheets and towels to hang freely in the breeze. As a child, that clothesline beckoned […]

6 Ways to Create a New Normal for Grocery Shopping

6 Ways to Create a New Normal for Grocery Shopping

It’s early 2020, and the global pandemic COVID-19 virus has shaken up our everyday living. One of the most significant areas we’ve needed to make an immediate change is the way we shop for groceries. We’ve needed to change our ways quicker than ever!  Australian Government recommendations are changing so quickly. Social distancing, the requirement […]

Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays – Part 3

Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays - Part 3

If we could predict how our ingrained daily sustainable habits would work in another country, travelling would be a breeze. For our latest family holiday to Japan, I learned a stack of good stuff to help you plan a more sustainable holiday by reducing unnecessary waste and help to maintain some of the good sustainable […]

Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays – Part 2

Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays - Part 2

If we could predict how our ingrained daily sustainable habits would work in another country, travelling would be a breeze. For our latest family holiday to Japan, I learned a stack of good stuff to help you plan a more sustainable holiday by reducing unnecessary waste and help to maintain some of the good sustainable […]

Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays – Part 1

Bring Your Own Sustainable Habits to Your Overseas Family Holidays - Part 1

If we could predict how our ingrained daily sustainable habits would work in another country, travelling would be a breeze. For our latest family holiday to Japan, I learned a stack of good stuff to help you plan a more sustainable holiday by reducing unnecessary waste and help to maintain some of the good sustainable […]

I’ve Baked my First Ever Easy Vegan Gluten Free Cake

I've Baked my First Ever Easy Vegan Gluten Free Cake

Vegan baking isn’t high on my cooking rotation. However, finding out that my most recent colleague is vegan, I was up to the easy vegan cake baking challenge! My Mum is coeliac, I’m gluten intolerant, and my nephews are dairy & nut free – vegan baking seemed easy to cater for! I bought seasonal, locally […]

Creative Upcycling with Bedsheets and Fabrics

Have you ever wondered what to do with those old bedsheets and fabrics at the back of grandma’s cupboard? Thanks to creative peeps with ingenious ideas, these quality sheets and fabric are ideal for repurposing and upcycling into some absolutely fresh and funky fashion and homewares pieces. I’ve found and collated an amazing number of […]

Green Simple Swaps – Alternatives to Cling Wrap

Green Simple Swaps - Alternatives to Cling Wrap

Along your journey towards a more low impact lifestyle, finding quality reusable options similar to your current products means you’re more likely to stick with the new-for-you alternative. It’s working out what’s best for you by refusing and reducing your reliance on single use, disposable plastic and increasing your reliance on reusable products. Are you […]