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  1. An (almost) zero waste home - Kids

    An (almost) zero waste home - Kids

    They may be proportionately small, but kids have a tendency to attract a whole lotta stuff and waste into your home. Being an aspiring minimalist and zero-waster, I've had to come up with a few simple strategies to help me and the little humans navigate things.

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  2. Practicing Hygge: The Cosy Antidote To Winter

    Practicing Hygge: The Cosy Antidote To Winter

    My mum immigrated to New Zealand more than a decade before I was born, but even now, I’d say she still hasn’t fully adjusted to the cooler climate. So while I’ve never lived anywhere where it snows during winter, I grew up practicing hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) - the now ridiculously popular Danish concept of cosiness.

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  3. Pure gold: the benefits of Mānuka honey in skincare

    Pure gold: the benefits of Mānuka honey in skincare

    This liquid gold is finding fame worldwide for its natural antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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  4. August in the Organic Edible Garden

    August in the Organic Edible Garden

    August is an exciting time for gardeners. The days are starting to get a bit longer and it’s time to plan the garden for the warm weather coming.

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  5. Common Challenges in Yoga Practice

    Common Challenges in Yoga Practice

    Honestly, I feel like I could set up a whole Instagram account of ‘yoga hacks’ with ways to approach common challenges when you…
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  6. An (Almost) Zero Waste Home - The Bathroom

    An (Almost) Zero Waste Home - The Bathroom

    Compromising my personal hygiene, or the way I look, aren’t sacrifices I’m willing to make to decrease my environmental impact.
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  7. Tips for KNZB Clean Up Week

    Tips for KNZB Clean Up Week

    Keep New Zealand Beautiful is encouraging Kiwis across the country to ‘Do The Right Thing’ during G.J. Gardner Homes Clean Up Week, from 9-15 September. 

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  8. To Have and Re-home: Responsible Decluttering…

    To Have and Re-home: Responsible Decluttering…

    This is part two in our two-part series on decluttering, in a post-Kondo world where charity shops are bursting at the seams.
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  9. Quick & Easy Palak Paneer

    Quick & Easy Palak Paneer

    Winter sees an influx of leafy green vegetables and it’s the very best time to enjoy them. Greens like spinach are nutrient dense foods…
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  10. 5 Simple Indoor Activities For Kids To Do…

    5 Simple Indoor Activities For Kids To Do…

    If the weather turns bad during Winter school holidays it can be a challenge to keep kids entertained inside without them being in front of…
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