Thrifty Logic

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Thrifty Logic: How to buy a forest

Funnily enough, despite living quite rurally here in NZ one of things I miss the most from London are the little trips to our tiny local woods we used to take. Perhaps it was the sheer contrast of living on … read more

Thrifty Beauty

DIY Skin relief

Thrifty Beauty: 5 After Sun Skin Recipes

Oh no, it isn’t painful for me to write this AT ALL. Not at all! Sitting here in my wooly dress and wooly tights seeing my friends post their British Summer pictures all over the internet. Harumph. Don’t worry, when … read more

Thrifty Food


Thrifty Food: Spaghetti Pie Recipe (Luxury Picnic Food from Leftovers!)

When I was a youngster we went on a roadtrip to the mountains of Italy in our Campervan. As we left to come home one of the ancient Italian grannies we had met at the camp pressed a package into … read more

Thrifty Home


Thrifty Home: Free DIY Coat Hooks (thanks, nature!)

We live on an organic farm where the main house has been hand crafted from scratch. There are so many beautiful elements that make it seem to have grown out of nature itself. (It is probably a whole blog post!) … read more

Thrifty News


Thrifty News: Wonderthrift is the Guardian’s Sustainable Blog of the week!

Absolutely delighted to be the Guardian’s Sustainable Blog of The Week! There is a whole interview about Wonderthrift, our life on the yurt and some of my favourite Wonderthrift posts- read it here. It is really worth checking out the … read more

Thrifty Fun


Thrifty Fun: How to go sledging in the summer

Apparently, according to my sister, it is so hot in the UK right now that “No one knows what to do with themselves.” Ugh. *pulls on an extra wooly hat and jumper* It is freeeeeezing in NZ just now and … read more