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Eco + Conscious Living

Did you know the first thing we did (by mistake) on our journey of ethical clothing was Jared buying what I thought were crazy jeans. Crazy expensive jeans. A few…

A Cosmetic Detox: Three Years On…

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**If you just want to see what’s in my detoxed makeup bag, hit the link HERE or scroll to the bottom but the full post explains our journey and why…

Eco Modern Studio Reveal!

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**You can watch a full video home tour HERE on Instagram! If you have any questions I don’t cover in this post leave a comment on the video! If you’re…

Our Spelt Sourdough Recipe

Breads

When my housemate first brought home a starter I used a few different recipes and made a loaf every day for 2 weeks. I don’t think there is a one…

FREE Instagram Class!

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REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY CLICK HERE TO GRAB YOUR SPOT!    Guys! I’m so excited about this! As I talked about in this post I never planned on using Instagram to build…

Pregnancy + Parenthood Blog Post Roundup!

Baby

Birth Stories BIRTH STORY: Clayton Oak BIRTH STORY: Roey Gold Baby Updates Roey Gold: 4 Month Update Our Colic Journey  Baby ‘Stuff’ Guides Pregnancy Resources Roundup My Clean Living Baby…

Let’s Talk Money + Instagram

I never thought I’d get to stay home with my babies and make money… from an app. What?! I was the least techy person alive as a teenager (and beyond…

Chocolate Protein Pancakes: My Breastfeeding Go To!

Breakfast ideas

**QUICK RECIPE POST FROM MY INSTAGRAM CAPTION** The protein pancakes I started basically every day with after having Roey, with Clayton it was a protein waffle with Roey is was…

Vegan Rice

One of our weekday go-tos, one of our fave meatless Monday recipes and one of the things that helps Jared easily scale back on eating meat at most meals to…

Our Colic Story

Baby

I’m going to be honest, this is a post I’ve avoided writing. I’ve had a lot of people ask me to write it in DMs, but the reason I’m sharing…

Update: The Studio Renovation!

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Alright, I thought it was time to do a blog post so we can properly tell you what we’re doing down at ‘the studio’! Finding the property. If you follow…

10 ways we keep our home de-toxed!

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People talk lots about detoxing bodies, maybe by juice cleanses, water cleanses, or stopping watching TV for a week or going on a social media cleanse. In general we all…

Smoke, Air, and Why I Don’t Believe in ‘Balance’ at Home: an Air Purifier Update

Let’s talk about our new friend the Austin Air purifier. Much to Clayton’s dispoinment, it isn’t a rolling box to jump off and add to his new obstacle course obsession….

Thick + Fluffy Oat Pancake Stacks!

Breakfast ideas

INGREDIENTS 1.5 C oats 2 T coconut flour 2 tsp (packed) Aluminum free baking powder 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon (optional) 2 medium sized ripe bananas 3 eggs 2-4T…

My weekly workout routine!

lifestyle

I’m definitely not a fitness blogger, and I’m not going to post my abs any time soon… but I LOVE being active, and I can feel it if I don’t…

How I’m Navigating Social Media Through a Local Crisis

It’s been a week. Our city is hurting. Social media is weird. I love it, and I struggle with it. It’s been the top story of most international news outlets,…

ZERO WASTE TRAVEL

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Zero waste travel is the punchy name, but really I think this should be called ‘Lowering Your Footprint While You Travel.’ When we’re not in our normal way of life…

“Cleaner Weiner” Mac N Cheese (df)

Main dishes

This post was sponsored by Applegate, a company we use and love. I did receive compensation for my time for creating and writing up the recipe for you to read,…

#WASTEFREEWEDNESDAYS

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So it’s Wednesday… which from now on we’re calling #WASTEFREEWEDNESDAY! This was Jared’s idea actually (shocked? me too ha) to take a day of the week to give you a…

The Whole Treat Kitchen Essentials!

If you’re getting ready to buy The Whole Treat this weekend here are a few of the kitchen essentials we use all the time to make treats! You don’t have…

10 things from BTS of Instagram Life

Today is June 21st, the longest day of the year.  That means in the life of the gram, there are the most hours of any day in the year when…

From the desk of Jared Neusch: Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

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First a note from Kezia: Getting Jared to write a blog post is like.. well, he’s written one in 5 years of blogging so consider this list a gift from…

Why I made this cake instead of sending you a GDPR email.

Recognise those letters?! Been clogging up your inbox?! In short, it’s a great thing and it’s going to make all our data more secure, which I highly value. And it’s…

6 ways I’m healing my Diastasis Recti (And what the heck IS that?)

Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

Firstly, what the heck is Diastasis Recti (DR)? Sadly I had no idea until after my first pregnancy, which is why I am writing this post. The sum total of…

Conscious Clothing Solutions for Fashion Revolution Week (and always!)

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Let’s talk clothes. If you’ve followed us for a while you know that in the last couple of years, a journey that started with food and a quest for nourishing our…

If I Was Your Mother… A Gift List For Mothers Day

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Ok so I’m not your mum, but if I was this is the list I’d be tagging you in on Instagram.  There are 2 billion mothers around the planet, 85 million…

10 Small Ways to Start a Health Journey

Health and Wellbeing

A while ago Jared wrote about how small changes were what helped him start his health journey. I get DMs pretty regularly asking for some ideas on where to start…

Update: 4 Months of Roey Gold

Baby, UPDATE

‘It goes so fast.’ The mantra of every parent and it’s true. How is it 4 months since you all hung up your Christmas stockings, and I pushed out a…

Neusch tips for calm travel days

Travel

I wrote ‘easy’ travel days in the title but let’s be real, it’s all relative. We travel because we love it but also because our families are spread around the…

Simple Beef Stroganoff – Jared’s Favourite!

Main dishes

Disclaimer: This is an ugly dish! There’s no way to make a pile of brown saucy beef look elegant, which is why the picture above is of yogurt and not…