Travel can be hectic or it can be bliss. In the same day. If you add kids, the highs and lows get more extreme. You almost cry with joy showing your kids a village in north Asia. You almost cry when your kid spills coke over the businessman next to you, like our daughter did.… Continue reading Travelling made simpler.
As usual I woke up too early, around 5.30-6. The sound of all the birds singing outside my house and further away beckoned me outside. It is the 1st of September which means spring is here! At least it is for those of us in the Southern hemisphere.
Nice Cream is an international icecream craze for good reason. It is wildly good for you and incredibly delicious. It’s made from frozen fruit and fresh fruit, blended until it is a creamy consistency, just like icecream. Its main ingredient of frozen banana is the secret! It has no dairy, and no gluten and can… Continue reading Nicecream!
I want to tell you about two types of slow days that are great to incorporate into your week. Home day. Once a week I have a home-day. Currently Fridays. This day is my gentle day at home to catch up. I have it blocked out in my diary every week so it is guarded.… Continue reading Two types of s l o w days to have each week.
Do you dream of working less and having more time for relaxing or for adventure? Or do you just wish you could kill some debt and have less pressure? There are endless creative ways to drop the cost of living without suffering and I thought I would compile all the ones we use in a… Continue reading 35 things our family spends less on – so we can live more!
Hi dear friends, Our family keeps discovering new ways to simplify. There are endless ways! It is not only about decluttering our wardrobes or having less on our schedule. Lately I am thinking about simple products and so I have written here a list of products that are simple or that make life simpler. Some… Continue reading Simple products and products that simplify life.
This is a peaceful paddock I drove past the other day. I felt compelled to stop and take a photo. But this article is not about moving to the country in order to slow down. The great news is you can slow down wherever you live. You can slow down to the point you may… Continue reading How to slow down your life.
We are passionate about small house life but we didn’t plan to downsize. We did a dramatic downsize after falling in love. With a house. A pretty small 2 by 1, 1951 cottage. We found an adorable little house in a garden reminiscent of The Secret Garden, and a lifetime of living in a big-house… Continue reading Small house life. Why we love it and hacks to make it feel big.
We have four daughters. It isn’t just a matter of four kids who are girls but an entire lifestyle! Raising women is no small feat!
Did you know that your dining table is your most important parenting tool? It is also the place of intersection of family and friends. The one place we actually sit still and have eye contact, chat and debrief. The place our kids get to tell us their stories of the day. It is also so… Continue reading Simple beauty on your dining table.