January project round-up

I thought I would do a round up of my January projects as they were a varied bunch. I took advantage of the Boxing Day sales to get some yarn at 40% off to knit […]

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Zucchini Tomato Sauce

The next chapter in the Zucchini glut saga is making some zucchini tomato sauce.  I have loosely based this on Nicola Galloway’s Roasted tomato and courgette harvest sauce recipe. I used tinned tomatoes as our […]

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Zucchini glut!

We are currently experiencing a zucchini glut in our garden and in desperation I turned to Google for some ideas to use them up.   I had already made this cake (it was delicious by the […]

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Mini Christmas stockings

You might be forgiven for thinking this is a post about some stockings I made for Christmas 2022.   I was super organised during the holidays and made these for gifts for Christmas 2023!  I have […]

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T-shirt to cushion transformation

I popped down to Christchurch the weekend before Christmas to visit my oldest friend who had a significant birthday on Christmas Day. We have been friends since we were 11 when we became penpals, she […]

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Vintage and Thrift

Here in Wellington we have a number of great thrift shops to choose from and I visit quite regularly.  Recently we made a trek out to Upper Hutt as we hadn’t visited the shops out […]

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Christmas Crafting

Now that Christmas is done and dusted for another year, I thought I would share with you some of the gifts I made.  Most of these were made while we were under lockdown in April/May […]

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No plastic? Fantastic!

It’s officially Plastic Free July so I thought I would share some of the things I have been doing to try to reduce the amount of single use plastic we bring into the house.  I […]

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DIY Beeswax wraps

We are proud to be a gladwrap free household and have been for over a year.  I have been making and using beeswax wraps for a few years now and they are a great alternative […]

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