Are we making a mistake living in the city?
When it comes to toys, plastic ain’t always bad (& a giveaway}

{this moment} and {inspiring reads}

Climbing a tree

{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by Soule Mama.

I hope you have a lovely weekend. If you manage to find a few quiet moments, and feel like some sustainable living inspiration, pop on over to my Inspiring Reads page.

This month i've included posts from two 'new to me' blogs: econest and Learnings from an earth mama. I'm loving econest so much that I couldn't help but include Maria's four latest posts.

I was pleased to see Isis's post on ethical swimwear. Isis's lists make buying ethical clothing easy. She's also posted lists for ethical shoes, underwear, tights and socks.

Caro and Co's post on Simple pleasures reassured me. "Life can be rich without riches.  And it can be full without a cupboard overflowing with toys or a drawer stuffed with computer games."

Rhythm of the home's article on The batch cooking group: cooking large for family and friends has motivated me to invite some friends around for a big batch cooking day...

How about you? What has inspired you recently?

It's World Park Day tomorrow, Saturday 17th September. It's a day for celebrating our parks and green spaces. There's loads of exciting activities planned for parks around the world. Check out what's happening around the world and across Australia, or in NSW. We'll be celebrating by visiting one of our local National Parks. Enjoy.