food · recipes

RECIPE: WHEAT-FREE, DAIRY-FREE OAT BARS

I shared my recipe for these delicious oat bars on my Instagram page the other day, and now that I have started up a blog too, I thought it might be nice to feature the recipe here. These are the go-to homemade snack in our house – they’re delicious, dairy-free, wheat-free, freezer-friendly and completely waste-free. No…… Continue reading RECIPE: WHEAT-FREE, DAIRY-FREE OAT BARS

minimalism · musings · wedding planning

MINIMALIST WEDDING PLANNING PART ONE: MANAGING EXPECTATIONS

When we were engaged in August this year, it was an exciting time, but also a daunting time. Immediately people started to ask about the wedding. Where would it be, and when? Who’s going? What would I wear? How would I do my hair – wouldn’t I be growing it long, like most brides? Who would…… Continue reading MINIMALIST WEDDING PLANNING PART ONE: MANAGING EXPECTATIONS

food · upcycling

DIY VANILLA ESSENCE (+ HOW TO UPCYCLE THE BEANS!)

I love making my own vanilla essence at home, since it’s so easy and economical, and also just a really enjoyable (and fragrant!) process to get involved in. I simply slice the beans into quarters (usually two per batch), place in a clean glass bottle and fill it up with vodka. Allow them to macerate for two…… Continue reading DIY VANILLA ESSENCE (+ HOW TO UPCYCLE THE BEANS!)