DIY · sewing · upcycling · zero waste

DIY UPCYCLED MAKEUP ROUNDS

I’m very proud that this year I’ve been working on a new skill: sewing! I’ve been taking lessons, which have taught me the basics and inspired me to try my hand at various useful homemade items. One of my sustainability goals for 2018 was to make my own zero-waste reusables from upcycled materials, and I’m…… Continue reading DIY UPCYCLED MAKEUP ROUNDS

DIY · zero waste

ZERO-WASTE DEODORANT SUCCESS!

One of my sustainability goals for 2018 was to start making my own zero-waste bathroom/beauty products, and about a month ago I made my first move towards doing just that. I’ve been trialling a homemade zero-waste deodorant for this past month and I’m pleased to say that I have had excellent results! The recipe I…… Continue reading ZERO-WASTE DEODORANT SUCCESS!

DIY · zero waste

ZERO-WASTE WET WIPES

I’m one of those people who loves to always have clean hands. Whether I’m eating out, using public transport, in a shopping centre (which is not often these days👍) or in the park on a picnic, I feel there’s something comforting and fresh about washing my hands. Since it’s not always possible to access a sink…… Continue reading ZERO-WASTE WET WIPES

DIY · zero waste

AU REVOIR SHAMPOO, HELLO NO POO!

Yep, that’s right, I’ve quit shampoo! This is something I tried to do back in my late teens (a period characterised by veganism and long flowy skirts) but…well, it didn’t work. My hair was always either super dry or super oily and I eventually became frustrated and gave up. I had been using a product…… Continue reading AU REVOIR SHAMPOO, HELLO NO POO!

DIY · food · recipes

RECIPE: HOMEMADE TOASTED MUESLI

Hello again everyone! I hope your Tuesday has been going well so far. In our house we have been having a pretty lethargic old time, as we are just emerging from a heatwave here in Brisbane…featuring 100000% humidity, of course. Eugh! Fortunately, last night we were treated to a beautiful storm that brought a cool…… Continue reading RECIPE: HOMEMADE TOASTED MUESLI