Category Archives: save money

How to make kefir milk from kefir grains

I’m very new to kefir milk and other probiotic foods/ drinks but it is so easy and super healthy that I wanted to share how to make it with you all. Firstly, some of you…

Stencilling on a metal bookcase

I stenciled woop woop there I said and did it! How very changing rooms 1990 of me! I think I even bought the stencil back in the 90s! I painted Gabriel’s metal bookcase completely white…

Repainting a metal bookcase

I had this colourful old metal bookcase from when I was a student (I think I paid about $40 for it 10 years ago). It served me well in my student days and beyond. So…

Bathtime

When bathing or showering your children no doubt you’ll use some kind of product in the bathwater and on your kids to get them nice and clean (let’s face it kids can get super dirty!).…

Ditch the chemicals

Welcome to week one of Green Urban Livings Autumn challenge. Week one is all about ditching the chemicals! There are plenty of ways you can ditch the chemicals in your life. So I thought I’d…

Welcome to the wonderful world of cloth!

Cloth I love you!!! Oh how I love you!!! Why should you love cloth too? Cloth will save you money; truck loads of money; cloth will reduce your waste; oh so so much waste; cloth…

Homemade chocolate chips

I was making ice cream the other day and wanted to make vanilla chocolate chip ice cream but I hate the supermarket chocolate chips. They taste terrible, are overpriced and often contain palm oil and…