Month: February 2016

Repurpose & Upcycle

Upcycled tea and coffee pots – Part 2


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One item I see a lot in secondhand stores and Op Shops are tea and coffee pots. Seems to be one of those items that people buy and collect then realise they have too many and dispose of them. However, here are some clever ideas on how to give them a new life. Don’t forget those cups and saucers either, by giving them a new life too.

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Explore & Inspire, Travel Tips & Ideas

Travelling First Aid Kit


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Having completed around 12 First Aid courses, 2 Wilderness First Aid Courses, 1 Advanced Wilderness First Aid course, 4 Anaphylaxis and 21 CPR courses, I know what’s useful and what’s not in a travelling first aid kit (for me).

If I’m travelling with a group of people, the contents of my kit will be different to what I’ll bring if I’m travelling on my own.

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Living Simply, Repurpose & Upcycle

Toilet Roll Art with kids


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The simplest of everyday items – toilet rolls, can be turned into an afternoon of fun for kids.Yep, those forgotten rolls that are tossed in the recycling bin can be given a new life as something practical or something artistic.

Toilet rolls are easy to collect and a handy little job for toddlers and small children to be given. A good start for most activities would be a dozen. A project such as this is easily made with Sharpie pens. Little hands can hold the rolls and a pen easily.

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