34 Ways To Become More Self Sufficient Today

Many people are turning their backs on modern living, and working hard to live more self sufficiently. Our ancestors had no choice but to be self sufficient, then as industrialisation took hold people found themselves loosing their ability to live self sufficient. During the two world wars, our country was forced back into self sufficiency …

Sowing Runner Beans – Mr Men & Little Miss Seeds by Thompson & Morgan

Willow has another super Gardening With Willow video for you all! This week she has been busy sowing lots of seeds for the garden. Willow’s been sowing the all-new and super fun Mr Men and Little Miss limited edition super seeds by Thompson and Morgan. Scroll down to watch Willow’s video! These lovely seeds are …

Putting My Best Boot Forward- Making Progress Towards Self Sufficiency

Putting My Best Boot Forward- Making Progress Towards Self Sufficiency

You may have seen my post introducing #BestBootForward last week. I spoke about taking our first few baby steps towards living a more self sufficient lifestyle and why we want to take on the challenge. You can read my first entry for #BestBootForward here. A post shared by The Newhouse Family blog (@thenewhousefamily) on Jan …

The New Complete Book Of Self Sufficiency- John Seymour Book Review

The New Complete Book Of Self Sufficiency- John Seymour Book Review

For just over a year we have been starting our journey into living a more self sufficient lifestyle. Last year we put a lot of effort into our new home and garden. Lots of work was needed and whilst we managed to grow some food in our back garden urban mini farm, this year we …

My Essentials List For Gardener’s World Live 2017

My Essentials List For Gardener’s World Live 2017

It’s time for BBC Gardener’s World Live 2017 at the Birmingham NEC, and this year’s event is set to be bigger (and greener!) than ever before. Gardener’s World are celebrating a superb 50th anniversary and there are plenty of celebrations in store for all of those visiting the magnificent gardening event this weekend (Thursday 15th June – …

Superfoods Make Super Kids: The benefits of growing your own organic produce

Superfoods Make Super Kids: The benefits of growing your own organic produce

Ask any nutritionist what the best foods to feed your kids are and they will say superfoods. These are foods high in protein and nutrients that have some incredible health benefits, such as helping their growth and preventing digestive problems, among many other things. There’s no denying that a superfood-based diet is what’s best for your kids …