Making Stuff: Kombucha

Every man and his orange fish has a post on the wonderful probiotic kombucha. I get asked fairly regularly for a Scobie for others to start their own, or instructions on how to do it. So I decided it was time to create my own post as a quick and easy reference place to send … Continue reading Making Stuff: Kombucha

Family, Feet & Friends

Gran requested a family photo for Christmas - to send to friends and family. Unfortunately for Gran, these things need a bit of planning and getting everyone together at the same time with a little bit of coordinating of attire. Plus getting the Little Fellas done and dusted and ready for the event is like … Continue reading Family, Feet & Friends

We all want some figgy pudding!

 Mrs PP reporting in for a little Christmas cheer.There were no Carols by Candlelight here this year due to the rain. The rain was very welcome though, and topped up the tanks and soaked into the soil. Light enough to be damp and long enough to go deep in the soil.I am not the chef … Continue reading We all want some figgy pudding!

Fruit Salad Birthday Cake

With one of the Little Fellas turning FIVE today, Mrs PP and myself set to making up this fruit salad variation of a birthday cake to send to kindy as the communal 'share fruit'. From what I understand it went down a treat. At its core it was two wheels of watermelon layered and cut … Continue reading Fruit Salad Birthday Cake

The Soaking of the Soil

We have had recent rains these past weeks. Some decent, some not so decent. But the garden has been catered for, though it is starting to dry quickly now. The Rain Tanks are close to full though and we are utilising the greywater more efficiently. So I have allowed for a trickling of water to … Continue reading The Soaking of the Soil