Monday, June 15, 2015

Some Interesting Internet Reads

Here's a variety of interesting internet reads for you this week and a picture of my kids thrown in for good measure.

Remember the Father-Son team from Canberra wanting to crowd raise $70,000 for their Flow Hive Honey idea well they actually raised $12,285,723 (USD) which was 17,385% of target.  I would call that a runaway success.

Take a look at this stunning photography by Elena Shumilova that revolves around her two boys and their adorable dog, cat, duckling and rabbit friends taken on the farm their family runs.  Using natural light inside and she got her first camera in 2012.  These images are amazing and the "light" is stunning.

How Jessica Alba built a $1 Billion Company selling parents "peace of mind".

This is a cool Instagram account called "Subway Book Review".  It's interesting to see what everyone is reading.

How to build a business that fits your lifestyle.

Jo from Country Life Experiment shares tips on sterilizing jars for your home made jam.

An old article from 2013 with Rhonda from Down to Earth talking about simple living and other Australian blogs.

A review by Corrie of Retro Mummy of Margaret Fulton's daughters Thermomix Cookbook for families.

Water colours on wet paper from Kate at Picklebums.

A very interesting article on Raising Teenagers by Reannon at "She Who Rambles" which I can relate to even thought we are not at 13 yet in this household.

Looking for some healthy breakfast ideas here is a recipe for "Nut Free Granola".

An article from Tricia at Little Eco Footprints about doing what's important not urgent.

And a footy photo of James in action.


  1. Thank you for including me Kathy :)

    1. Your post was really great advice. Kathy

  2. Thanks for the shout out Kathy - much appreciated!

  3. some great reads there Kathy - how heartbreakingly beautiful are those photos!!!! Jan x

  4. Wow, what totally stunning photos from Elena! How does she do that ... Thank-you for all the links. And your own photo of Sienna is very lovely. Reminds me of something from the 1930s ...