Not Everything is Urgent

In fact, most stuff isn’t. Here’s to taking stuff off your plate. Swipe copy if you need it: I’m just not going to get to it now until after Christmas. Definitely keen to look at this project, but won’t manage it until after the new year. Let’s shuffle this one to...

DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

If you’ve been around here for long, you’ll know I love a good DIY. And I LOVE turning a DIY into a sweet gift. Here are some of my favourites for Christmas. Peppermint and Grapefruit Sugar Scrub 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup white sugar 30 mL juice from...

9 Effective Companion Planting Ideas

Companion planting is a centuries old practice of growing various plants together with the understanding that they will assist each other in some way. Here are some ideas for companion planting around the veggie patch: 🌱 Planting salad greens inside a row of...

10 Reasons to Grow Herbs

I was grocery shopping recently and noticed that the price of sage is currently $300 a kilo. Granted, a little goes a long way with sage, but still… $300 a kg! Sage farming sounds like a pretty good business to be in! I’ve got at least a kilo in the garden on a...

Beware: Upgrade Syndrome

Ahead of Black Friday and Christmas sales, we have to be extra mindful of “upgrade syndrome”. Companies market to us and we think we’ll be better off with an upgraded product, especially if that something is promised to be better than what we already own AND happens...

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