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Interviews

INTERVIEW SERIES: INSPIRED TABLE.

I’ve made this series to highlight women who are starting out. They have created something out of nothing, following those whispers and are moving forward with bringing their dreams to life. I believe in the power of sharing our stories, supporting and lifting each other up. There is enough for everyone to be successful, in what ever way […]

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Grow What Grows Well.

Early Summer in the garden. And yet again the garden gives me the answers, whispering Grow What Grows Well. Our early morning walk around the garden, Honeybee, the hens, Bluebell and I. The hens potter about fossicking along the garden beds, grazing and clucking to each other. Honeybee is always so focused, it is like […]

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The definition of Homesteading.

Late November 2022. It’s Monday and a week of possibilities lies ahead. The weekend was full of little jobs that I hadn’t exactly planned, it was a case of focus on what I can do. On Sunday Michael and I got some big gardening jobs accomplished,  shifting plants around and making better use of garden […]

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A favourite quote.

Do small things with much L O V E. This little quote has become a daily mantra. Everything I do, whether it is folding the tea towels, washing the dishes, pulling the curtains back at the start of the day. These small everyday tasks become meaningful, because I can do them with a grateful heart, with […]

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Nov/Dec FWC Postcard.

The recipe for this Boiled Fruit Cake is in the latest Fairy Wren Cottage Postcard, my monthly flowery newsetter. At least four generations of women have baked this cake in our family. Liliana, now likes to make it, she feels connected to her ancestors this way. Knowing the same baking aroma would once have filled […]

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INTERVIEW SERIES: ON THE KIDS BOOKSHELF

  I’ve made this series to highlight women who are starting out. They have created something out of  nothing, following those whispers and are moving forward with bringing their dreams to life.  I believe in the power of sharing our stories, supporting and lifting each other up.  There is enough for everyone to be successful, […]

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Honeybee & Plum, a friendship.

Did you know that hens and ducks have friendships? In our Henhouse Plum is friends with everyone but, just like us humans, she does have best friends. Honeybee and Plum are besties! While they are usually in different areas, there is a fence that separates them and they can see each other. This is necessary […]

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Roses. Wallpaper Series.

This wallpaper series is designed for your tablet or iPhone. For personnel use only please. Uses as many as you like, there is no limit. They are made to be enjoyed. I’ve included three examples in this blog post and there are more to choose from. Find them at my Instagram account called @fairywrencottage and […]

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How to read my ebooks.

I was contacted this week by Mrs V, she reads my ebooks at the library and would like a copy to read at home, she isn’t able to download the free ebooks to her home computer and asked if I could put them on a USB stick for her. Unfortunately that isn’t possible, I don’t […]

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