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books, Growing Food, Household, Keeping Animals, Permaculture »

[25 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Sustainability Books

Here’s a bunch of recent books and eBooks that might be of interest to people trying to live more sustainably and explore the simple life.

Frugality, Household, Keeping Animals, Permaculture, Waste »

[7 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Sourcing Project Materials On eBay | ]
Sourcing Project Materials On eBay

See some of my recent scores from eBay, along with tips on how to find the good stuff.

Frugality, Household, Water »

[7 Mar 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Eureka! Hillbilly Hot Tub

They say Archimedes had his breakthrough “Eureka” moment while sitting in a bathtub. Mine took a little longer, since I didn’t have a bathtub.

Household, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations, Media Coverage »

[6 Jul 2012 | 9 Comments | ]
Illawarra Climate Challenge Wrap-Up

I won the major prize in the Nature Conservation Council of NSW’s Illawarra Climate Challenge!

Frugality, Gleaning, Household »

[22 May 2012 | 10 Comments | ]
Free Firewood

You can save a lot of money by heating your home with wood, especially if you can get the wood for free. Here’s where I get mine – where do you get yours?

Household, Illawarra Councils, Illawarra Organisations »

[20 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Illawarra Climate Challenge Launch

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW is bringing the Climate Challenge program to the Illawarra – and it’s free!

Frugality, Household, Illawarra Organisations, Waste »

[29 Sep 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
Illawarra Freecycle

FreeCycle is a great way to give a new life to stuff you no longer want, and to divert still-useful waste from landfill tips. Here are some of the useful things I’ve picked up…

Household »

[3 May 2011 | 6 Comments | ]

We’re back from our family holiday, the children are back at school, and I’m back at work, so things are getting back to normal around here!

Growing Food, Household, Preparing Food »

[20 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Herbs, Herbs, Wonderful Herbs

A guest post from Monique Dare-Ward, giving a roundup of some of her favourite herbs that we can all grow in the backyard.

Frugality, Household »

[9 Mar 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
Backyard Flying Fox (Zip Line)

A simple flying fox strung between a couple of trees gives the kids hours of fun and exercise.