Monthly Archives: August 2012

Weekly Tip 8th August 2012

It is reported that Australians put over 30 million plastic toothbrushes into landfill every year. The plastic they are made of will not break down in your  lifetime nor in the lifetime of your children. Consider buying toothbrushes with replaceable … Continue reading

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Salabat or Ginger Tea Powder. When we were in Vietnam we had the pleasure of tasting some ginger tea made by one of the locals. It was absolutely delicious, refreshing and zingy, just what we needed to give relief from … Continue reading

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Let The Sun Shine In!

For the first time in quite a long time, here in Gippsland  we had a Saturday where the sun managed to shine for most of the day. This was delightful, it always makes you feel a little bit better in … Continue reading

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New Life Beginning!

It is a week since I planted tomato seed into the peat Jiffy Peat Pots and they are starting to peep through to surface. With the added benefit of a heat pad under them they should continue to grow in … Continue reading

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