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Supporting Blue Mountains

fruit picking

Day trip to Bilpin

By | Uncategorized, Out with Children, Blue Mountains Experience, Supporting Blue Mountains

We all know that the recent fire season has had a really big effect on local Blue Mountains businesses. So, how can we help? We can visit!

We recently took a drive out to Bilpin because I wanted to see the land and how it had been affected. I also wanted to show our support to the local businesses who have taken a big hit. I thought it also might be helpful to write a blog showing a few of the places we love to visit so that you too might consider making trip with the family.

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Spring into something New! DirtMum #2

By | Home Life, Inspiration, Supporting Blue Mountains
Spring is here! With the change of seasons, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy nature in your own backyard. Have you been wanting to grow your own produce but don’t know where to start? Do you want to grow your own veggies, show your kids when food comes from (not in a plastic packet in the shops)? Do you want to reduce your waste, teach your kids how to be self-sufficient? Do you feel a little overwhelmed, unsure where to start and uninspired? Let’s change that! Let me empower you with enthusiasm to create or update YOUR own veggie garden!  Let’s get back to basics with some easy steps in 1,2,3! Read More

Why Oh Why? DirtMum #3

By | Home Life, Inspiration, Supporting Blue Mountains
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~ Winston Churchill~

Have you been down the garden path before and felt discouraged when it didn’t thrive or when some of your plants died or went straight to seed? Did the pests eat your harvest and birds take more than their fair share? Do you want to scale back and have an easier system to manage?

Don’t give up! Let’s work through a few common issues that gardeners have and how we can encourage you to give it another grow! Read More