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Essential Edibles Food Swap: January 2015

I know I write about this every month, but I just can’t get enough of my local food swap.  What’s not to love about locals gathering together to swap and share home-grown and home-made fruit, vegetables, seeds, seedlings, eggs, preserves...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Jan 6, 2015

Our January Garden: Messy but Productive

I have to confess that my January garden is a bit of a mess.  The festive season left very little time for gardening and since then we’ve been away in Goolwa, leaving the garden to its own devices. Thankfully, it’s a productive mess.  A...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Jan 4, 2015

REPREVE and Marvel Universe LIVE! + a Giveaway!

#TurnItGreen  Recycling  -­‐  “We  Can  All  Be  Super  Heroes”:   REPREVE  and  Marvel  Universe  LIVE!  have  joined  forces  to  implement  a  multi‐city  recycling   program  with  the  theme,  “We  Can  All...
by Mamas on a Dime on Dec 31, 2014

Natural Parents Network wishes you a Happy, Crunchy, All-Inclusive December Holiday Season

As we celebrate the Winter solstice in the Northern hemisphere and the Summer Solstice in the Southern, the Natural Parent Network volunteers would like to wish you and your family Happy Holidays, whatever holiday(s) you may celebrate. As such, we ha...
by Hobo Mama on Dec 25, 2014

4 Antibacterial Herbs and How to Use Them

There is a lot in the news these days about “super-bugs”, strains of bacteria that have evolved and developed a resistance to antibiotics due to overuse of penicillin and other antibiotics. The reality is, the more these useful drugs are used to...
by kouponkrazed on Dec 24, 2014

Summer Solstice Garden

Why is it that Australians don’t celebrate the summer solstice the way our friends in the Northern Hemisphere do?  Is it because we’re too busy celebrating Christmas with snowmen and Father Christmas in a fur-edged coat? If we lived in t...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 22, 2014

OzHarvest Tree of Goodness

Fragrant aromas of coffee brewing and bacon frying fill the air.  Stalls groaning with luscious summer fruit and vegetables promise an abundant Christmas.  Busy and preoccupied people dash in and out; some seeking a pre-work caffeine hit, others to...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 18, 2014

How to Have a Simpler Christmas

For years I dreaded Christmas.  Not the cooking.  I love Christmas cooking.  And not the social activities and visits with family. I enjoy those too.  And I adore a good carol service. What I dread about Christmas is the financial expectations, t...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 14, 2014

Zero Waste Home Review

Bea Johnson, author of Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying your Life by Reducing Your Waste* wasn’t always a minimalist.  She once bought into all the trapping of the American dream, a “three-thousand-square-foot contempor...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 11, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide Round-Up

‘Tis the season of giving. The holidays are just around the corner and it can be hard to find the right gift while staying true to your eco-friendly values. Luckily I have a lot of great green friends who have … Continue reading → H...
by Almost All The Truth on Dec 9, 2014

Essential Edibles’ Christmas Food Swap with CBD Bees’ Sandra Ullrich

Of all the volunteer and community activities I have ever been involved in (and there have been many), coordinating a food swap is by far my favourite. It’s because food swaps are such wonderful, positive events.  Everyone benefits and everyon...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 7, 2014

Apricot Jam

Along with apricot and almond crumble, I made a large batch of apricot jam with Rosalie’s magnificent apricots. Never having made apricot jam before, I couldn’t understand why most recipes tell you to mix apricot stone kernels in with the...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 5, 2014

Apricot and Almond Crumble

In the back corner of my friend Rosalie’s garden is the biggest apricot tree you have ever seen.  It’s taller than her shed and as wide as a small house.  One side was hit by lightning some years ago but kept on growing; bent, gnarly bu...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Dec 4, 2014

Increasing Abundance: Early December Garden 2014

I have a confession to make: I have spent very little time in the garden in the past month.  Life in the Rosehips and Rhubarb household has been extremely busy, culminating in our daughter’s 18th birthday party, held here last night. Yet despi...
by Rosehips and Rhubarb on Nov 30, 2014

Prettify with all natural Konjac sponge

Disclosure:  I receive a free product for my unbiased review.  This post contains an affiliate link, once you buy the product, i get a small amount to help this site. My opinion is mine and may differ to others.  You can do your own research befor...
by My Green Living Ideas on Nov 30, 2014

Green And Navy Living Room

You can look any design to find the best photos design that you love. Free download green and navy living room high resolution. and make this photos for your tablet, and smartphone device or desktop. to set green and navy living room Pictures as wall...
by Svbhomes on Nov 24, 2014

Blue Green And Yellow Living Room

You can look any design to find the best photos design that you love. Free download blue green and yellow living room high resolution. and make this photos for your tablet, and smartphone device or desktop. to set blue green and yellow living room Pi...
by Svbhomes on Nov 24, 2014

Green Health : Kid Basix Stainless Drink

Disclaimer: I am not compensated for this post. Although, I received a product to facilitate this review. All opinions are mine and maybe different from others. Pictures are mine unless stated otherwise. No part of this post can be taken or copied wi...
by My Green Living Ideas on Nov 23, 2014

Review: Shweat Scoop Clumping Cat Litter

I’ve talked about the dangers of clay cat litter before but it bears mentioning again. I stopped using silica-based clay cat litter for two reasons: Clay cat litter is bad for the environment because it is strip mined and the dust permeating the...
by Savvy Brown on Nov 22, 2014

Green Living Room Walls

You can look any design to find the best photos design that you love. Free download green living room walls high resolution. and make this photos for your tablet, and smartphone device or desktop. to set green living room walls Pictures as wallpaper,...
by Svbhomes on Nov 22, 2014


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