Time’s Up: How Hollywood Transformed The Golden Globes Red Carpet From Catwalk To Political Platform

Below is a briefly updated version of my post from before the awards, as I managed to repost it by accident! Jem x As a photo editor for fashion magazines, awards season is one of our highlights and beyond 'fashion month' one of the busiest times of the year - and now with digital, the … Continue reading Time’s Up: How Hollywood Transformed The Golden Globes Red Carpet From Catwalk To Political Platform

TWF Lunchbox Instagram Challenge – Bread Free Friday

We made it! Happy Fri-yay!! Now, by Friday my lunchbox game is thoroughly off, and after 4 days of sandwiches, leftovers are a surefire way to change things up at lunchtime. Thursday night is ballet night, so dinner needs to be quick, easy and slide down the hatch pronto, with zero fuss. This pork recipe … Continue reading TWF Lunchbox Instagram Challenge – Bread Free Friday

TWF Lunchbox Instagram Challenge: Thermos Thursday

We've written before on our love of the thermos. It is truly the sandwich-hater's superhero. Head over to our post Sayonara Sandwiches to get some new ideas. For today's challenge, the inspiration came from my kids' love of our local Sushi Train and my friend who admitted she keeps 2 minute noodles in the cupboard … Continue reading TWF Lunchbox Instagram Challenge: Thermos Thursday

TWF Lunchbox Instagram Challenge – Tasty Treat Tuesday

As the small human can't tolerate gluten, pastry treats are a rarity in our house, so these cheesy bites, simple as they are, are actually met with squeals of excitement. When there's time they're a great one to do with the kids. I'm still working on perfecting home made gluten free pastry, until then I'm … Continue reading TWF Lunchbox Instagram Challenge – Tasty Treat Tuesday

Is Anyone Else Experiencing Lunchbox Fatigue? We’ve Got Some Ideas To Help Keep Things Interesting

So, we're midway through the final term of the year here in Aus...and it's usually around this point I find that the inspiration from new recipes gathered over the previous holidays has run out and I am back to packing the same thing day in, day out...ugh!  Ali's Instagram pic below pretty much sums it … Continue reading Is Anyone Else Experiencing Lunchbox Fatigue? We’ve Got Some Ideas To Help Keep Things Interesting

The Secret Life Of Trees And What They Can Teach Us

  I recently stumbled across this TEDtalk by ecologist Suzanne Simard, 'How Trees Talk To Each Other'. It was such an eye opener, not just in relation to a deeper understanding of the effects of logging and deforestation, but also to the remarkable parallels between some of their behaviours and ours. Simard discovered that trees in … Continue reading The Secret Life Of Trees And What They Can Teach Us

Eat The Rainbow: Why And How With These Simple Recipe Ideas And Tweaks To Your Daily Routine

This is a much-touted tip for healthy eating, and part of our 5 key guidelines for packing a healthy lunchbox. But why should we do it? And what are some ways to incorporate the rainbow into lunches? We sometimes get stuck feeding our kids (and ourselves!) the same thing over and over as we know … Continue reading Eat The Rainbow: Why And How With These Simple Recipe Ideas And Tweaks To Your Daily Routine

Film Review: Al Gore Is Back With An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

There are not many screening invitations that excite us these days, but when this one came in we hit RSVP faster than the Williams sisters return serves. It's a decade since Al Gore's Academy Award winning An Inconvenient Truth and the message could not be clearer or more urgent: It is time for us as … Continue reading Film Review: Al Gore Is Back With An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

Hilary Duff Calls Time On The Tabloids And Body Shamers In One Candid Swimsuit Shot

Hilary Duff has shared a gorgeous picture of herself on holiday with her son, Luca, aged 5, and in a single Instagram caption, summed up everything that is wrong with tabloid media and the social narrative surrounding body image, 'Since websites and magazines love to share 'celeb flaws' - well I have them!' she writes. Bloody … Continue reading Hilary Duff Calls Time On The Tabloids And Body Shamers In One Candid Swimsuit Shot

Megan Gale – Why She Posted A Breastfeeding Selfie On Instagram

Australian model Megan Gale recently posted a selfie to Instagram breastfeeding her then baby boy River, now 3. In the caption she writes: 'I find it so shocking that breastfeeding in public is still so frowned upon and considered inappropriate in many cases.' The post, shared in honour of World Breastfeeding Week, reminded me of my … Continue reading Megan Gale – Why She Posted A Breastfeeding Selfie On Instagram

Woolworths, Coles and Harris Farm Commit To No More Free Plastic Bags in 2018

Image courtesy Ferdi Rizkiyanto Australian supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles, shortly followed by trailblazers Harris Farm, all confirmed on Friday that they will no longer be supplying free plastic bags to customers as of next year. That's 3.2 billion less lightweight plastic bags from Woolies alone, according to chief executive Brad Banducci. An exciting step … Continue reading Woolworths, Coles and Harris Farm Commit To No More Free Plastic Bags in 2018

Could A System Focussed On Profit Over People Be Making Us Sick?

When I said I would write something for The Wholesome Feed, I wasn’t sure I really would. Now I am writing!! What do I want to say? A lot. Government policies, big pharmaceutical companies and the popularity of processed food have led us down a difficult and compromised path. We now have a lot of … Continue reading Could A System Focussed On Profit Over People Be Making Us Sick?

Our Top Picks From Around The Web

I'm collecting links on the interwebs like Adele collects Grammys, so thought I'd share some of my best finds this week! We've got a ballet competition this Saturday, which means applying eyeliner and cross-braiding hair for the small human before sunrise...especially challenging as I have limited braiding skills and have rarely ever successfully applied eyeliner … Continue reading Our Top Picks From Around The Web

How To (easily) Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Your Kid Will Actually Eat: The 5 Elements

Our goal is to help you pack a healthy lunchbox easily, with food your kid will actually eat. In the back of my mind when I start thinking about lunches (thinking and doing happen at precisely the same time mind you), I aim to hit 5 basic guidelines: Make a rainbow Fill them up Building … Continue reading How To (easily) Pack a Healthy Lunchbox Your Kid Will Actually Eat: The 5 Elements

Book Club: The Latest Releases and Awesome Reads You Won’t Want To Miss

It is standard practice among our group to have multiple books on the go at once. Some we are re-reading, others have been recommended, more still are on our ‘to read’ list. Here are a few that we thought you might enjoy too. We’d love to know what you’re reading at the moment? THE MUSEUM OF … Continue reading Book Club: The Latest Releases and Awesome Reads You Won’t Want To Miss

Pretty Up Your EOFY With Orla Kiely & Jonathan Adler’s Latest Stationery

Nothing excites me more than the prospect of a new notebook! The crisp, blank pages ready to be filled with the millions of ideas I have swimming around in my head and the to-do lists as long as Karlie Kloss' arm! The latest launch of stationary by two of my favorites; London based designer Orla Kiely (above) in … Continue reading Pretty Up Your EOFY With Orla Kiely & Jonathan Adler’s Latest Stationery

Dad Files #2 First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then…

“When’s the big day?” “Planning any little ones?” “What colour was your poo this morning?” Too much? Relatives, friends and colleagues, even the lady in the local shop seem to have a checklist of lifetime events perfectly mapped out that they expect you to fulfil. They feel they have a duty to buy the right … Continue reading Dad Files #2 First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then…