Sunday, January 29, 2012
Valentines. It's hard to share the love and still buy sustainably ... right? I disagree. We just have to reduce disposability, think about where products come from, and buy fair-trade when we can.
Let's run through a few creative options that are good for the heart and the environment.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The cricket's on in the living room, the barbie's fired up outside. Hot sun, cool drinks. It's summer in Queensland and it's sweltering. Today? Meltingly so.
We hang outside when we can stand it, sweating even though we're sitting down in the shade. We watch lizards skitter through the garden. We can practically feel the recent rain evaporating from surfaces around us.
Time to pull some shortbread out of the freezer.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Ever since Cheryl of 5 Second Rule introduced us to the stop-motion video The Joy of Books, Nelle and I have been a little bit obsessed. It's the first thing my girl wants to do when she gets home from kindy ... and I have to admit when I watch it, I feel more than a bit elated. It makes me want to write and dance and read.
But Nelle keeps asking me - how do the books move?
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
2011 was a year of sunshine and lemons.
We started and ended the year in a holiday house with a lemon tree out back, making lemonade and eating crepes and hanging out with family and friends.
A year that started with lemons and ended with lemons and sunshine.
Not everything in 2011 was great, but mostly.
When life gives you lemons ... and all that.