Home really is where the heart is in our family and right now, our home is our six-bay shed.
We've added all the comforts of a modern house in our own unique style to create a perfect little nest.
Let us share how we've converted the shed, how we manage daily life, and our dreams for the final house.
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We get asked this a lot since we ditched meat from our diet about a year ago now. For us, it was a very natural progression – when we moved onto the farm, we had no power for the first two months so we were living out of an esky. Keeping enough meat for each […]Read More
I get asked a lot about what it’s really like living off grid and whether I wish I had real power. Most of the time my response is fuck no – I don’t miss the power bills, water bills, appliance repairs etc. Bill free living is the dream and I know not everyone can / […]Read More
Before I had Cypress I had all the best intentions of running my business from home. I figured as long as I had a nice work space, and a good routine that working around my little one would be easy right? Yeah – nah. This is yet another Parenting Myth which I’ll one day write […]Read More
This blog post has been a long time coming. I mean a really long time. For as long as I’ve been old enough to make my own financial decisions (16 with a job), I’ve been the ultimate tight ass (except for that one time at 18 I sold my dirtbike and bought clothes and shoes […]Read More
Ever have a serious “oh shit” moment? I had one today while enjoying my besties daughters third birthday. One of the Mamas from a Facebook group shared a fresh article from News.com.au asking if it was me and if I knew about it! Oh shit. All of a sudden I had an embarassing flash back […]Read More
I seem to spend a lot of time in my various Facebook groups sharing my tips on how we eat really great meals on a single income. With daily living expenses rising and more families finding it hard to manage, it’s the question on the tip of many Mama’s tongues and it’s one that’s taken […]Read More