Staying Well in Busy Times

I haven’t posted anything to the blog in a week. Last week was a total doozy. I just started a new job. It was supposed to be two days a week, and I was looking at it as a way of gradually getting back to work. I have already been asked to take on four…

Sunday Black Box Challenge: Wasting Less

Last week I shared an example of my Sunday cooking ritual, which is essentially my way of using up the week’s leftover produce and other bits and bobs that won’t last much longer. I made chicken soup, parsley walnut pesto, stone fruit chutney, and broccoli squash biscuits as well as a stock pack for later….

Sunday Black Box Challenge: Using up the week’s leftovers

I’d love to say I’m one of those Instagrammable ladies who strolls through farmer’s markets every couple of days buying only what I need, carrying it home in a woven bag with brown leather straps and using every last scrap to prepare a slew of virtuous and nutritious meals. Alas I’m not attractive enough to…

Decluttering – Braving the Pantry

My mind has been a mess for the last year, it’s no surprise that my house is too. The problem is, a messy environment quickly feeds into the entropy of the mind. So, for the past month I have decided to put some effort into decluttering and organising. The thing is, I’m quite comforted by…