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Tomato sauce without sugar please

Nigel Latta got a lotta us thinking about sugar. A lotta us were thinking about it before that country stopping TV episode in September. My friends Toni Faulkner and Kim Trenwith … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Refined Sugar Free Kid’s Birthday Party

He was right, I was wrong – about sugar. I may end up editing out this admission. We’ll see. I’m answering a husband’s plea. He’s prolly on the couch watching … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Refined Sugar

Husband and I ran whilst we were courting. It was hot. We loved it. NB: One of these days I must post Haruki Murakami’s love for running too. I LOVE … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cacao Balls of the Raw Variety

Kat a fellow Mum came for a playdate on Wednesday with some raw goodies. Thursday 9am I bought my first raw cacao powder and cacao nibs from The Gluten Free Shop … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raw Milk Directory Tauranga

Here’s a first draft of a directory of sorts to raw cow’s milk in Tauranga. Winiata Farms Tom Winiata has a milk Co operative. He is from Rotorua and has … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment


I’ve had a few doubts about writing this up because I feel there is a lot out there now about allergies and eczema and whilst I understand ‘”nothing is original thought”, is … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Take Heart

for me the heart is the centre. it is where I long to make all my choices from. it is my guide. so tonight, when i hear of someone close … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Things Happening in Tauranga – July 2014

Who made it to (The Seriously Good) Food Show in Tauranga this weekend? Whilst talking food – there’s a couple of new cafes to hit the Bay. Central Deli (Central … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mastercook – Off to Persia

For the winter solstice (an opportunity to use the shift and play of light and dark to shed that which no longer serves you) we host the final Mastercook  – … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Go See Greerton Bombed from June 2014

June 23, 2014 · 5 Comments

Things to do in Tauranga – June 2014

Hmm 7 days into the month of June. Dah well. I missed reminding you of Tauranga’s Little Big Markets today. I forgot to go get my handful of blooms too … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hola! Spain comes to Matua’s Mastercook

Two gastric bugs later (not the most P.C beginning to a food post) we bring you brother Jordie’s mastercook. He’s the youngest of ‘contestants’ and tonight is the first night of … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Yarn Directory and a Tauranga Twist

I’m not-as-busy-as-i’d-like-to-be knitting for Greerton, Tauranga, New Zealand’s 2014 yarn bomb due sometime secret in June. And whilst doing this I have been thinking of just starting a random post … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Things to do in Tauranga – May 2014

Pardon me, but posts will be somewhat erratic and perhaps a little clumsy over the next wee while as our 8 week young son and family all find their way … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Growing Babies and Other Beautiful Creations

It’s been a fair few months since I crafted words on this wild & grace blogsite. The October 2013 Pennie Brownlee workshops for parents and educarers saw the last of … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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