Amazing Disappearing Almond Meal Biscuits, err, Slice.

The thing is that I’m not a great baker. Or homemaker—as you’ll know if you’ve been following my toxin-free, grain-free journey: aka, crash course wrought with confusion and rookie disasters. The things I prepare for my ever-supportive family, are affectionately referred to as experiments. “Mummy, can I try one of your biscuit experiments?” Followed by, …

Connecting with Nature is more than a Walk at the Beach.

What does it mean to connect with nature?  Does it mean taking off your shoes to walk on beach sand once a week? A regular hike or swim? Gardening with your gloves off? Standing outside in a rain shower? Camping out under the stars like I’ve just spent a day or two doing; every now …

You Can Find Clear Water.

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” W.B.Yeats The past two years of re-learning life, and food, have been exhausting for this mama. Three years ago, a doctor in ICU told me this: “There is a very real possibility that your son won’t live.” Fuelled by this, …

Can You Almost Unschool?

Our family are almost unschooling. Not because we force curriculum in one or two areas, and otherwise respect our children’s freedoms. But because, we’re not there yet. Because, we were schooled. Yes, we take the liberty of calling ourselves unschoolers, even though almost unschooling is an oxymoron. We are unschoolers, on our path. We just …

Top 10 Items on my Toxin-Free Bucket List.

If you’ve read my posts about going grain-free and organic in the pantry, you’ll know I’ve done this gradually, because I’m prone to overwhelm. You’ll also know that the more I looked into forging a toxin-free diet for my family, the more I realised that all other toxins would have to go, too. I can’t …

Connecting with Abundance: Claiming and Savouring what you Already Have.

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth Today, there was nothing in the house to eat. Three small potatoes, a couple of ageing carrots, a floret of broccoli, less than a floret of cauliflower, half an onion, 2 mushrooms. And an …