The art of living a creative & fulfilling life

Tag: alternative living

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 […]

Minimalism : My minimalism journey to owning less and living more

Minimalism : My minimalism journey to owning less and living more

The Problem In a society where we are bathed in product marketing from morning until night and where excess money often doesn’t get the chance to settle before it is spent, many of us will find ourselves surrounded by ‘stuff’ that we own but don’t […]

Health : How do I start doing yoga?

Health : How do I start doing yoga?

When our lives are moving too fast and our days are getting more and more full of distractions, it can be very hard to prioritise a few moments to just switch off and have some ‘self-care’ time. I’m definitely one of those ones who spends […]

Zero Waste : How to have a trash-free period!

Zero Waste : How to have a trash-free period!

Every month I seem to go through at least a package of Tampons per cycle and it seems that this is the norm for most of the female population. We’re not taught to think about the effects our tampon and sanitary pad use has on […]

Alternative Living : Tiny House Storage Solutions

Alternative Living : Tiny House Storage Solutions

Some of you might not know, but my partner Tom and I are in the process of planning and funding our very own ‘Tiny House’ build starting in the new year.  If you haven’t heard of the tiny house movement, the idea is that you […]

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 […]

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 […]