The art of living a creative & fulfilling life

Month: July 2017

Conscious Consumer : What is BPA and why should we avoid it?

Conscious Consumer : What is BPA and why should we avoid it?

As consumers we are sold a huge array of harmful products on a daily basis, with very little (if any) knowledge of the adverse effects that these products can have on our body and on our environment. Have you ever wondered what all those ‘BPA-free’ stickers […]

Zero Waste : My zero waste essentials ‘starter kit’

Zero Waste : My zero waste essentials ‘starter kit’

So it’s nearly been a month since I started ‘Plastic Free July’ and really dove head first into the world of zero waste.  This month I’ve been making a conscious effort to dramatically reduce the amount of plastic I use, but in particular single use […]

Conscious Consumer : Zero Waste Skincare – Dindi Naturals

Conscious Consumer : Zero Waste Skincare – Dindi Naturals

Hi everyone, It’s wonderful to see that more people are starting to read these posts, it’s so inspiring for me to continue on this journey, so thank you for being here! Today I wanted to share with you one of my all-time favourite skin-care brands, […]

Adventure : Overnight Hiking at Wilsons Promontory, Australia

Adventure : Overnight Hiking at Wilsons Promontory, Australia

In June my partner Tom and I packed up our backpacks with everything that we’d need for 2 days out in the bush and set off on the 3 hour drive from our home in Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory, an incredible coastal national park here […]

Alternative Living : How to declutter and downsize your life

Alternative Living : How to declutter and downsize your life

One part of the process that I find often gets missed when people share about their tiny house journey is the downsizing: how do you go from an average house and all the stuff you bought to fill it up with and then go and […]

Handmade Wardrobe : my most worn handmade garment

Handmade Wardrobe : my most worn handmade garment

If you found this blog through my creative instagram account or youtube channel then you probably already know that I am an AVID knitter and crafter in general.  Since as far back as I can remember I’ve been making my own clothes, starting off with […]

Conscious Consumer : My first ‘zero waste’ grocery shop

Conscious Consumer : My first ‘zero waste’ grocery shop

Today I took the plunge and as part of my ‘Plastic Free July’ I did my first ‘zero waste’ experiment: I tried to do my weekly grocery shopping without using any non-recyclable plastics, in fact keeping all plastics to an absolute minimum.  Against all the […]

Alternative Living : Why Go ‘Tiny’?

Alternative Living : Why Go ‘Tiny’?

  One of the main reasons that Tom and I have chosen to build a Tiny House instead of say a cob house or timber framed house is because it allows us the ability to change our mind about where we want to live, it […]