Healthy Family

Saving Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary

Do you have memories from childhood about visiting an animal park, national park or wildlife sanctuary? It is a big part of my memories, as our parents took us on many outings in nature both locally, as well as holidays across Australia and overseas – such as the time we traveled Tasmania in our van…

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Pocket Watch Pill Boxes Upcycled Creations!

Don’t you just love it when your worlds collide? This happened recently in our diabetes group when Leon Tribe, from Pocket Watch Pill Box, shared his business of upcycling pocket watches into pillboxes.  Based in Sydney, he has an etsy shop where he sells his gorgeous alternatives to a plastic pill box for people with any…

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Get Involved in the Real Homes Movement!

After my post on Facebook sharing Maxwell’s ordinary, unstyled room went crazy the other day, I have started a movement – the #realhomesmovement! It has currently got nearly 200,000 people who have seen the post, and hundreds of shares and comments. People are talking about how relieved they are to see an everyday home, rather than…

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Why We Must Drop The Mum Guilt!

When you become a parent, from the moment you start trying to conceive, there is an unbelievable amount of pressure to be a “perfect parent”, whatever that is….and so much guilt…all the guilt. As a woman with type 1 diabetes I have had even more pressure on me from when I was a girl of 12…

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Why Your Actions Matter and How to Stay on Track

The other day I woke up with an overwhelming feeling of exhaustion. You know those days where it feels like everything is an effort? Living with chronic diseases, managing my own businesses, caring for family and being about to return to my PhD, you might say, well hello!! And yes, life is very very busy.…

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How to Reduce Single Use Plastics With Style

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Can you imagine how exciting it was when plastic was invented?! It must have been incredible to have a material with such a variety of forms and uses. Now, plastic is just part of our lives, but the single use plastics that are part of many people’s every day, such as shopping bags, water bottles…

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Little Hipster Upcycled Cubbies & Playhouses

Upcycled Timber Cubby Houses from Little Hipster Kubbies

Do you remember the magic of a great cubby house? As kids my sister and I used to create them from whatever was available including the large peppercorn tree in our backyard where we spent ours with hours with our hands deep in mud pies. Our son has a fabulous recycled cubby house that Mr…

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10 Tips For Healthy Life Balance

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At the start of a new year, some of us make resolutions for the year ahead – I never have done – do you? I am pretty much always thinking about what I am doing next, so this is an all year round thing for me, but I do set some goals, rather than resolutions,…

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WOMADelaide 2017 The Planet Talks Lineup

WOMADelaide, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017 from 10-13 March, and presenting partner UniSA, have announced the full Planet Talks program. This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to some of the world’s leading minds, on a range of topics that affect us all. The environment and sustainability are always a core part of these…

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Why You Should Eat Life For Breakfast

why you should eat life for breakfast

On the last day of the year in 2016 we are focused on the colours and textures of our rich lives and all that comes with it. The easy, the hard, the moments of joy and those of heartbreak. The multitude of experiences that make up a day, a week, a month, a year, a…

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WOMADelaide 2017 is Coming!

WOMADelaide, one of our highlights of the year for us at Recycled Interiors, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017 from 10-13 March. The second round of a further 27 groups in the lineup for next year’s festival, including headline shows from the Balkans’ gypsy-rock supergroup Emir Kusturica & the No Smoking Orchestra and Austrian…

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Beautiful Eco Friendly Kids Bedrooms with TUBU Kids

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Catherine from TUBU Kids, designs and styles beautiful eco friendly kids bedrooms and playrooms – with a focus on making them fun yet organised, and clutter free, with lots of different storage solutions. “It makes such a difference to a parent when you can find their stuff when you need it! And I watch my own…

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