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The Little Home Episode 23

The Little Home Episode 23

Welcome to the 23rd Episode of my creativity podcast.  In this episode, I share some finished sewn and knitted garments and accessories for my handmade capsule wardrobe and I also talk about some current works-in-progress!  

Tiny house build : How to pick your perfect tiny house trailer

Tiny house build : How to pick your perfect tiny house trailer

  Choosing your tiny house trailer is usually one of the first decisions that have to be made when starting the planning phase of a tiny house build.  Being the moving foundation of your tiny home, it’s important to get this decision right the first […]

Tiny house build: How are we funding our tiny house?

Tiny house build: How are we funding our tiny house?

So it’s been an incredibly busy month settling into our new work patterns and transitioning from our city life back to the country. Today I wanted to share some Tiny House progress and also get a little more personal with how we are funding our […]

Handmade Wardrobe : My recent sewing makes!

Handmade Wardrobe : My recent sewing makes!

One of my greatest passions is to make my own clothing; there’s something incredibly empowering about being able to clothe yourself from scratch and from turning a 2D piece of cloth into something that fits your body like a glove. I have dreams of being […]

Conscious Consumer : 5 tips to curb your spending habit

Conscious Consumer : 5 tips to curb your spending habit

Whether we believe we ‘buy into it’ or not, many of us unwittingly fall into the trappings of the consumerist society we were born into. It’s interesting to consider when we actually started to believe that the acquisition of ‘stuff’ would bring us happiness and […]

How I went from meat-eater to Vegan overnight

How I went from meat-eater to Vegan overnight

Rewind to Saturday night, one month ago, where I find myself standing in the middle of a packed Bourke Street staring at a computer screen held by a black-clad person in a Guy Fawkes mask.  I’m just out of work and on the way to […]

My experience of ‘Plastic Free July’

My experience of ‘Plastic Free July’

It’s now a week into August and I felt the importance of looking back on how much has changed for me over the past 5 weeks, as I took on Plastic Free July here in Australia and began to open my eyes to how my […]

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 […]

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 […]