Life has been crazy busy here the last few weeks. Continue reading
I was presented with this question the other day, why bake when you can spend a couple of dollars at the supermarket and get a packet of plain biscuits? Continue reading
With school being back the kids lunch-boxes needed filling up – since they are all in love with blueberries at the moment I decided I would whip up a batch of yummy muffins. Continue reading
It’s 7.46am in the morning Continue reading
Today was my last day with the kids before school goes back on Tuesday (good news is I only have to wait a couple of days before we get to hang out again thanks to Waitangi Day!) Continue reading
The countdown to school starting is officially on, this is the last weekend before the big boys Continue reading
The plan for today was to take the kids for a drive to Waihi, do the Pit Rim walk then find a nice park to have a picnic lunch and a play…….that was until I looked at the weather forecast and it said possibly thunder Continue reading
Food for though!
This visualisation has a short story behind it.
I usually care too much about food labels. If something has monosodium glutamate (E621) or high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in it, I’m probably not going to buy it no matter how healthy or delicious the food looks as a whole. (Strangely, I’d be willing to eat it, though.)
Some people care about different ingredients such as “E-numbers”. I made this graphic to demonstrate how “natural” products (such as a banana) contain scary-looking ingredients as well. All the ingredients on this list are 100% natural in a non-GM banana. None of them are pesticides, fertilisers, insecticides or other contaminants.
There’s a tendency for advertisers to use the words “pure” and “simple” to describe “natural” products when they couldn’t be more wrong. With this diagram, I want to demonstrate that “natural” products are usually more complicated than anything we can create in the…
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Summer holidays are nearly over – 2 weeks exactly and school will be back in for my big boys Continue reading
So recently I have noticed on facebook a new trend – #100happydays.
My sister is doing it, my friends are doing it, even a couple of pages that I follow are doing it. Continue reading