Growing our own, recipes & natural living

Month: August 2015

Welcome to the girlies

Welcome to the girlies

Fae and Luna I was baking and had got my ‘Happy Eggs’ out from the fridge and set them on the table, this was late Thursday afternoon. I am having problems with the whole way this country produces eggs, every time I purchase eggs especially […]

Making it work

Making it work

My new fly deterrent Looking for ways to make savings I found some good bulk buys on Amazon. Changing my thinking a bit on buying this way, always a preference to buy local but also bulk buying can mean less packaging and fuel when what I’m buying […]

Onion Juice Natural Earache Remedy

Onion Juice Natural Earache Remedy

Onion juice ready to go GD has had an earache all week, it has been coming and going until last night GD was in tears as the last round of paracetamol began to wear off. Whenever anyone has an earache I always recommend the following […]

Keeping it simple

Keeping it simple

Blue Hills jumping wves We had a few quiet days down at J+J’s, we stayed local enjoying beautiful beaches and glorious sunsets all within minutes of Illogen, Ten of us by Sunday had  gathered at J+J’s cottage sharing food and just enjoying simple things like […]

Frugal Learning

Frugal Learning

So yesterday as the enormity of how my life is going to change hit home I found my self turning off electric lights as I went about the house and there was no longer people in that room. Closing the windows and doors before it […]

Frugal and happy

Frugal and happy

recently made bracelet Interesting times, one day you wake up and know life isn’t going to be the same. We have talked about G D giving up work before, but being an old fashioned boy brought up in the work until pension era, G D […]