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Yearly Archives: 2011


Save the Bees!

I remember when I was a young girl, putting on one of my Dads beekeeper veils and heading down the garden to help him with his bee hives.  I can’t remember how long it took before a few bee stings put me off being dads special ‘helper’.

I do remember the delicious honey and honey comb […]

By |November 24th, 2011|General|0 Comments

Optimal Health for You and Your Family

Last week I had the pleasure of seeing Dr Peter Dingle speak about Optimal Health for You and Your Family at Ellenbrook Library. I have seen Peter present a few times now and every time I am blow away by not only his knowledge, but also his passion and energy. It’s really inspiring.

I wanted to […]

By |November 9th, 2011|General|0 Comments

Cloth Nappies – Go Green and Save $$$!

This month, we have a guest ‘blogger’ Polly Delany, from Superior Posteriors, writing about the benefits of cloth nappies:

When I was pregnant with our first child, I was horrified at the suggested cost of $250 000 to raise a child to 18.

Realising that using disposable nappies would cost us upwards of $7000 per child, I started to […]

By |October 20th, 2011|General|0 Comments

What are Superfoods?

It was Hippocrates that said ‘Let food be thy medicine’.  How true!  Especially when it comes to superfoods.

So what are Superfoods? Superfoods are not something new and have been around for centuries, many originating and still growning in the South American Andes.  Superfoods contain exceptionally high concentrations of phytonutrients, enzymes, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and […]

By |September 24th, 2011|General|3 Comments

Additive Free Kids and the Dingle Deal

Last week I had the privilege of seeing Dr Peter Dingle speak for the first time at the Additive Free Kids event – and what a brilliant evening!  I picked up a copy of his book: ‘The DEAL for Happier Healthier Smarter Kids: a 21 Century Survival Guide for Parents’ –  and I’m determined to […]

By |August 15th, 2011|General|1 Comment

Chemical Free Kitchen #1

If you regularly use modern cosmetics, bodycare products, cleaning products and detergents then you are regularly exposing yourself to a multitude of harmful chemicals. On average we each use nine different products, with over 100 unique chemical ingredients, daily. Many of these have never been fully evaluated for safety. Your skin can’t protect you from […]

By |July 29th, 2011|General|0 Comments

The Raw Chocolate Revolution!

For those who thought green chocolate meant a mint Aero or that they were destined for a life-long love/hate relationship with ‘junk’ food, get ready for a revolution: guilt free, incredibly healthy raw chocolate!

I have recently discovered the delights of raw chocolate (or cacao) thanks to Roar! Superfoods and the Green Bean Store in Perth. If […]

By |June 23rd, 2011|General|5 Comments

Live Healthy Be Happy!

A few weeks ago I went to see Tyler Tolman speak about Self Care and ‘Live Healthy and Be Happy’.  It was jam packed with tips on how to lead a healthier and happier life and I wanted to share some of them with you.

Tyler Tolman is the son of Don Tolman, known worldwide as […]

By |May 26th, 2011|General|0 Comments

Healthy Living and Sustainability Events in Perth (April/May 2011)

Hi Everyone!  There is so much happening over the next month in Perth that I’ve decided to write a blog.  Sorry to those of you living outside of Perth, but please feel free to post links on our GLO Facebook Page about relevant events where you are.

Coming up this Easter weekend, on Sunday 24th April (9am […]

By |April 20th, 2011|General|1 Comment

Sustainability and Living Smart

Just wanted to let you all know about a fantastic (and FREE) sustainability course that I’ve just started going to in Perth run by Living Smart.  The Living Smart program is a joint initiative between the Meeting Place Community Centre, City of Fremantle, Murdoch University and Southern Metropolitan Regional Council.

Unfortunately this will be the last […]

By |March 20th, 2011|General|2 Comments