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SIMPLIFY YOUR SHOPPING LIST

Eleanor Ozich PARENTING SIMPLE LIVING

SIMPLIFY YOUR SHOPPING LIST

  We just love this paper roller from George and Willy, there's a few different sizes and colours, too. "Food to me, is all about good ingredients, and doing as little as possible to them" I recently met up with a close friend of mine, and over a cup of tea, we discussed how hard it can be to feed your family good, wholesome food, without breaking the bank. We usually spend around $200 to $220 a week for our family of five, keeping in mind, we sometimes spend more if dried goods need to be topped up. After speaking to a...

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THE MANY REASONS TO TRY CLOTH NAPPIES

Eleanor Ozich PARENTING PREGNANCY SIMPLE LIVING

THE MANY REASONS TO TRY CLOTH NAPPIES

Perhaps the biggest concern with using cloth nappies is the perception of mess and inconvenience. You might have visions of scrubbing by hand, lethal safety pins, or mountains of laundry. This simply isn’t true, in fact you might even come to love them like I do. The average child will go through an estimated five to eight thousand nappies during those first few years. I hope you will take a moment to think about the energy, water and trees that are used to make this staggering number, let alone all of the plastic and chemicals in the process. Next, imagine...

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RECIPES FOR NATURE BABY

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING PARENTING PREGNANCY SNACKS & STARTERS VEGETARIAN

RECIPES FOR NATURE BABY

I created some simple, summery recipes for a Nature Baby event towards the end of last year. There was a roasted garlic butter bean hummus, and candied tomatoes with feta, thyme and avocado, piled upon yummy Franjos Kitchen pregnancy and lactation crackers. Nature Baby has kindly shared the recipes on their journal, find them here. x

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OUR FIRST WINTER AS A FAMILY OF FIVE

Eleanor Ozich PARENTING SIMPLE LIVING

OUR FIRST WINTER AS A FAMILY OF FIVE

It's been a beautiful winter, the colder months gently forcing me to slow down, and to create a new family rhythm for our family of five. Since the arrival of baby Archie, there's been plenty of resting and slow, gentle days. There's been a change this week, the sun is higher in the sky, filtering through the bush and spilling in to our little home. I can feel the season gently shifting, the weight of winter is lifting, and I am ready for all that spring has to bring.    

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ARCHIE OZICH. BORN 26.5.16

Eleanor Ozich PARENTING PREGNANCY

ARCHIE OZICH. BORN 26.5.16

Say hello to Archie Ozich. Born in the water on Thursday evening, weighing 8 lbs, 7 oz. He is just lovely, we are absolutely smitten!

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