• The Year of Enough starts here…

    I wrote a couple of days ago of wanting to live a simple life, in the tea house. I tried to think practically how much of our stuff that we could live without. That was quite easy until I got to a clothes line and […]

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  • Taste a memory

    Welcome to the November Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids in the KitchenThis post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how kids get involved in cooking and […]

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  • And the winner is…

    Well we had 55 entriesSo we went old-school and cut up 55 little pieces of paper and wrote your names on them! You had a very serious draw mistress who takes no nonsense! An the winner of the year’s supply of Pukka and the jar […]

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  • A deep yearning for less…a tea house dream

    So many people, myself included on one level, crave for more, more, more. It is the driving force and message of our society: the promise of more and better. I remember when we were planning to build our own house the plans just kept getting […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    This week’s gratitudes… Post Halloween dinner – all three food groups – fish, veg… and smarties!***Autumn leaves – 31 years of seeing them and they’re still so awe-inspiringly beautiful *** Creating the happy womb. com – just the name makes me feel good *** Daily […]

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  • Because I love you…

    Because I love you, I want to share all the goodness in the world with youBecause I love you, I want to wrap my arms around you and tell you it will be alrightBecause I love you, I want you to be happy to the […]

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  • What’s in a name?

    So, dear reader, I realised that I never shared with you how I got my name. Dreaming Aloud, I mean! Like all good names, there’s a story to it. When I started to write a column for JUNO magazine, I needed a name. A name […]

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  • An Experiment to Change the World

    I am very excited to share with you this month’s issue of Wild Sister magazine which focuses on Gratitude; how to cultivate it, really feel it, share it, and live it. You may remember me raving about it when I discovered it last month. Full of beautiful artwork, photography, inspiring, uplifting women’s […]

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  • Of witches and wise women

    At this time of witches, wizards, goblins and ghosties, I was reflecting on what I would dress up as. I always dress up as a witch. You know the rigmarole: black dress, pointy hat, big nose, ugly facial warts and a broomstick. And this year I […]

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  • Blogoversary Giveaway!

    I am celebrating one year of the Dreaming Aloud blog!  Oh what a journey it has been! And oh how wonderful it has been to share it with you all. I couldn’t have guessed how much brighter and fuller my would become as a blogger. I […]

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