Flashback Fridays: re-usable snack bags from July 2011!

June 2018 marked nine years of blogging here on GrowMama. NINE years! We’re coming up to almost 1000 blog posts – plenty of posts to revisit on Flashback Fridays. Let’s reminisce…this post was published on July 19, 2011. Making re-usable snack bags … Read More

The Organic Explorer book is out now

Look what arrived in my mailbox. The new Organic Explorer book, hot off the press!  A bunch of people have been asking me to write an ethical Christmas post. I will. But I can give you a sneak preview now…on … Read More

the rainbow warrior is here

                    The RW III arriving in Northland. Photo credit: Greenpeace/Nigel Marple. 2013. I have vivid memories of the original Rainbow Warrior being bombed in our harbour. That act and it’s aftermath … Read More

festive fragments

This is my solution to the waste of buying gift wrapping only to throw it away. I bought a bunch of green and red cotton jersey awhile back and have cut various shapes and ribbons out to use as wrapping … Read More

gecko and friends

Children see the world so differently. Try as i might, i don’t see as much as them. Jed found this gecko over the edge of our deck a few days ago. It’s been greatly exciting to see him/her come and … Read More

a day in pictures

Okay, and a few words! I am too verbose to resist. The weather has been just exquisite. Quite possibly too much so. As much as i love the sunshine and warmth, the land (and watertanks, no such thing as mains … Read More