Once again, today the sun is shining and of course, it's windy out. We'll likely spend the day tucked up inside as both as S. and T. have colds. There's been a lot of that these past few months, and, given the state of the world, there's really nothing for it but to hunker down … Continue reading In the Garden | Cottage Update
Here in Aotearoa, we seem to be balanced right on the cusp of Spring. And, unsurprisingly (because it happens at this time every year), I have found renewed energy in connecting with nature. Maybe it's the warmer weather, or maybe my soul is recognising some deeper stirring in nature, either way, I'm excited to share … Continue reading On the Cusp of Spring
A couple of days ago, we had a beautiful Spring Equinox celebration with a few other families out at Battle Hill Farm Park. Battle Hill Farm Park is a new discovery for us this year and it's quickly become one of our favourite places. A regional park that still functions as a working farm, Battle … Continue reading Celebrating Spring Equinox
A two weekly round up of our progress towards simple, sustainable and frugal living. Sustainable Things. Vege market - The vege market is usually a weekly stop for us, and we are lucky to have access to many different vege markets around Wellington, while not quite a farmer's market the produce is affordable, seasonal and … Continue reading Simple. Sustainable. Frugal.
Although this spring has been somewhat tumultuous weather-wise, the soil is clearly getting warmer and spring is definitely taking a hold in the garden. S.and I are loving having space to get outside and plant things, and of course T. is enjoying having space to run around. He loves looking for bugs, riding his motorbike, … Continue reading Spring Growth
I wrote this post for the blog of our spiritual group, and wanted to share it here too. Since starting our family, or even before that - when we considered the idea of bringing children up in a spiritual tradition - we've been on the look out for books that inspire kids' spirituality in different … Continue reading Reading to Druid littlies – kids’ books that inspire spirituality