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Simple living in 2014

As we all know, simple living is not simple!  Here's all the posts I've shared about the things going on in our life and what we try to do to increase our self-reliance and preparedness.



The house
Stairs for our removal house

Renovation update - our new/old Queenslander


Plastic free July and a plastic concious life
Plastic Free - Personal care, toiletries and other...

Plastic Free - Recycling and reducing rubbish

Plastic Free - Food shopping and food storage

Plastic Free - cleaning products

Plastic free - wrap up



Sewing, knitting, crocheting and creating
Knitting - how to handle a hank of yarn
Knitting is a survival skill
Easy knitted arm warmers (double pointed needles)
Hand sewing - replacing a button
Hand sewing - hems of skirts and trousers
I'm hooked! Learning to crochet...
Making a dressmaker's dummy
Lavender wheat heat packs



Soap making and other body stuff
A natural deodorant solution
How to rebatch a soap disaster
Healing herbal salve
Essential oils for man and beast
Sustainable soap - 100% tallow! 

Comments

  1. have just thoroughly enjoyed your posts on your new/used house, love old houses, especially when they haven't been bodged with home renovators who know absolutely nothing about it ( have had walls removed where they shouldn't have been removed) one day hope to be in a nice little cottage (in original condition) in the middle of a large acreage too!
    am looking forward to seeing more progress on your new adventures here & love the name. will you be changing the blog name when you move as well?

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