Building or renovating a home is overwhelming, challenging and fraught with curve balls to say the least. Throw in wanting to create an energy efficient home using sustainable building materials and it’s hard to know where to start.
Like the sound of slow living but don’t know where to start? At its core, the slow living movement is about living mindfully and being in the moment. Like most things, a few small changes are the best way to begin.
Even if your Dad may not be down with “The Slow Life” you can always give him a well thought out and socially responsible gift. Join us for an easy gift guide and ditch the mass produced products this year.
Calling all garden lovers, green thumbs, nature enthusiast and design junkies. Here’s a unique garden chair that ticks all the slow living boxes – sustainability, connection with nature and gardening.
Every year we throw away 2.5 billion disposable cups. Gulp… Try adding some traditional Japanese craft to your reusable drinking vessel.
I can still feel the sting of shame as my Mum would drag me into one of our local op shops, smack bang in the middle of town housed in a beautiful old church, I was always dreading someone from school catching me in there (God forbid)!
Most of us at times are guilty of getting caught up in the day to day and forgetting to enjoy the little things with our little people. We asked our friend Neva from Busy Little Kids to share with us her favourite tips to slow down with your little (and not so little) ones.
Now don’t get us wrong, we do enjoy the unshackled restraints of working for Slow Living Magazine, and we would never just ditch you, our wonderful reader……. But when this Media Release hit our in-boxes it had us all jostling for an application form.