Gift Guide: shop for little ones at Spiral Garden (and support local business this Christmas!)

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When I'm looking for natural, handmade, ethical and sustainable items for my kids, the first place I go is Spiral Garden. Run from Tasmania by the lovely Lauren + Oberon (and their delightful little trio of owlet ladies), the store is a wonderful collection of natural and fair-trade goodness for … [Read more...]

GIVEAWAY: Bare blossom chemical-free, cruelty-free vegan mineral makeup {ended}

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Congratulations Brigette, Sonia, and Kym. the hairspray! haha! It's a little bit fun to find Aussie peeps creating new products and turning dreams into reality. It's even more fun to find that they're creating products that are eco-friendly and socially conscious. The funnest bit of all is when … [Read more...]

Cycle in style with a $500 giveaway of cool bike stuff! {ended}

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Congratulations entrant number 140 - Michael! You win! Aw man, do I have a fun giveaway for you or WHAT! You might remember a hundred years ago, Cycle Style and I gave away the CUTEST kid's bike basket in all the land. Currently ours is housing 12 vintage My Little Ponies until we get a proper … [Read more...]

Show your mum you love her with a Pana Chocolate giveaway {raw, organic and handmade!}

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This competition has now ended. Congrats to Lizzie B and her whimsical, fun-loving, imaginative mum!  You know you want to. Pana has caused a bit of a stir recently with its little packs of cacao goodness, and found devoted, life-long fans among us. Made only from cacao solids, virgin cacao … [Read more...]

Green up your mail with a Digital Post Box

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This is a sponsored post for Digital Post Australia. I have a confession: I don’t pay much attention to paper mail. In fact, it bugs me that there is so much of it and it goes directly into the recycle bin with nary a glance. I’m not sure I feel the need to be assaulted in this digital age with … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Homemade cottage cheese

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I was never really into cottage cheese - it sounded weird and looked even weirder. My sister convinced me to try it on a cracker once, and I was pleasantly surprised. Given my propensity to avoid white wobbly food, I had steered clear thinking it would be tasteless goo that gave me the willies. I … [Read more...]

Veggie Mama reviews: Eco Tan

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I don't often do reviews, but the first 24 hours after I applied Eco Tan to my skin, I knew I had to share. There are a few things I look for in a tanning product (not that I use it often, but when I do I have conditions, you know?!): it can't smell horrific and it's got to go on easily with … [Read more...]

A birthday for me and a skincare giveaway for you! {ended}

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Thank you to everyone who entered - our winner is Lisa McKenzie! Congrats Lisa, and I am sure you'll find Cosima perfect on your sensitive skin.  Hello there! Have a birthday present, won't you? Celebrating, and all that. Today I'm 33. If I don't look it, then it might have something to do … [Read more...]