Let it grow

While we are spending more and more time dreaming about our new home, and especially the prospect of being closer to nature, we still do enjoy our balcony. Especially now that the plants are growing more and more, and you can see a change every day. … and I wonder how far they will make … Continue reading Let it grow

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Recipes | Pesto fest

I am going to skip the part where I comment on the lack of postage around here … and go straight to the wonderful pesto I have made from the herbs we gathered at Törnagården. I looked up recipes online but I ended up playing it by ear for the most part. Basically, for pesto … Continue reading Recipes | Pesto fest

WWOOF | Törnagården

I'm back. It feels weird being in our apartment again after wwoofing a week on the country-side. At least it's finally green around here, too. This past week was amazing and inspiring in so many ways. Initially we had planned on staying with two, maybe three different wwoof hosts. We ended up staying at Törnagården … Continue reading WWOOF | Törnagården

Recipe – Almond milk

Like I said, this trip inspired me. A lot. Our friend eats raw food and while we were there, so did Peter and I. I found eating raw food surprisingly diversified, digestible and filling. That doesn't mean that I didn't feel like I had to eat a lot to feel full - but for me … Continue reading Recipe – Almond milk

Living the country life

I am back from another trip. More inspired than ever! I do apologize, though, to certain friends (Lisa, you know who you are) who worried my offline-ness might translate to "something bad happened". Note to self: in the time and age of "There is no offline, there is only away from keyboard", announce any awol … Continue reading Living the country life

Planting the seed(s)

Besides uploading pictures and doing laundry, I also used my free day to finally do what I have been wanting to do for weeks but put off on accounts of the sucky weather - not that that's changed but I've really had it! Yes, I sowed some seeds. Look: As you can tell, I used … Continue reading Planting the seed(s)

No poo – tested for you

Well, ok, it wasn't a completely selfless act, I do dig these kind of diys. I have been meaning to write this post since last Wednesday (that's when I tried some recipes) but I wanted to wait till I had some pictures. As most of the times, I am not completely happy with them but … Continue reading No poo – tested for you

Spring cleaning pt. 3

Mission completed! I did enough to be able to abandon this project, and show some after pictures that don't reveal everything I didn't do. Success! Oh yeah, and I tried out some more no poo methods which I now can recommend with a clean conscience.     I cleaned the stove according to this recipe: … Continue reading Spring cleaning pt. 3

Spring cleaning pt. 2

Although I didn't get as far as I had hoped, I still got the chance to try out some no poo cleaning techniques - and can therefore make some actual recommendations: Oil and a mix of vinegar, water and lemon (roughly equal parts) turned out to be my best cleaning friends, I didn't use much … Continue reading Spring cleaning pt. 2

Spring cleaning pt. 1

The urge to spring clean has overcome me early this year. And I am not even going to work my way up, I am going to start with the kitchen. Cleaning, and rearranging, and throwing out stuff we never use, and all that jazz. So, you probably won't hear from me the rest of the … Continue reading Spring cleaning pt. 1