Category Archives: Food

Starting a Simplified Co-op with Free Range Eggs

Starting a Simplified Co-op with Free Range Eggs

The more I knuckle down into living a more sustainable, low impact life the more I realise how large corporations and businesses aren’t as sustainable as I would hope. Did you know that in Australia, at least two of the largest supermarkets have the duopoly on all areas of grocery shopping, but they also own […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Vintage Thermos is the Best Coffee Thermos

My Vintage Thermos is the Best Coffee Thermos

In a country town op shop sitting on the top shelf amongst the large glass vases and picture frames, I spotted my new-for-me classic Thermos. Featuring a timeless green and white pattern, this 1960’s Made in England vintage thermos quickly became my most trusted source of brew-at-home takeaway coffee. We’ve shared many coffees together – […]

Surplus Pear Syrup Jelly

Surplus Pear Syrup Jelly

I was introduced to this wonderful use of surplus syrup by my sister, Tara. She started making this jelly for her sons who are on the Failsafe “diet”. Pear jelly is one of the few sweety treaties her kids can enjoy. For our family, this has become a simple to make staple favourite. Tinned fruit […]