As you would predict, the advent of Covid-19 has made it necessary to put our ‘in-person’ workshops on hold. 
But we still have our Simple Store open on line, we are busy sourcing Australian Made products just for you.
Simple Living @Our Life Our Way

Simple Living @ Our Life Our Way is an Australian business based in Victoria.

We specialise in Australian made products and simple living skills workshops.

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Truly enjoyed the workshop around the teapot. Thank you!
 

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Thank you for the wonderful Natural Body Care workshop today. It was awesome, and I learned so much. 🥀🌾

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Absolutely love the product. I now save $$ on chicken food as the menacing sparrows and rodents cannot get access to the food anymore. Best money spent. I have two of these feeders now and would never be without them. Recommend them to all my friends that have chooks. The food lasts so much longer now! I am sure that the chooks also appreciate not having pests invade their food. Love that the sizes I have will hold a large bag of chook pellets. Don't have to find storage for half a bag anymore. Thank you so much for a great product.

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Upcoming Work Shops

Due to the times we are currently living in , we are not running any workshops or attending any events in the foreseeable future.

Workshop Programs we offer:

We can run these workshops for groups, community houses, corporate and school incursions.

Other Workshops we offer:

Bees Wax Wraps | Lampshades | Herbal First Aide Kit | Weed Foraging | Pasta Making | Beginners Knitting | Continental Knitting | Herbal Chicken Care | Rag Rugs | Darning & Mending | Introduction to Tinsmithing | Advance Body Care Products                                        Please contact ourlifeourwy19@gmail.com or for a chat 0409 027 359 about content, dates and pricing.
We can customise workshops to suit.
 

Past Workshops

  • Rag Rug Quilt
  • Around the Teapot
  • Natural Body Care
  • Let Them Eat Bread
In this hands-on workshop you will be making your own small quilt 80cm x 60cm to learn the techniques, hints and tips of rag quilting and then be able to go home and share your new-learned skills with your family, friends and community.
The ragging technique involves the layering of 3 fabrics all of which are seen in the finished project. The middle layer can be thin cotton wadding but recycled old flannelette sheets make a great alternative.
It’s an ideal project to use any fabric remnants that you may have or recycle any clothes to make into a memory rag quilt
During this hands we will discuss herbal teas, their properties and how to prepare them properly and how to choose the perfect herbal remedy for you. You will taste a variety of teas, and learn how to make an herbal blend that fits your needs.
What we will cover in this workshop:
•Brief overview of tea and tea blending
•Learn how to grow and dry our own herbs
•Learn the health benefits of tea, herbs and spices
•Understand flavours and combinations that work well in tea
•How to formulate your own tea blends
 You will leave with skills and knowledge to incorporate into your Simple Living life journey that you will be able to share with others.

In this part hands-on, part demonstration workshop you will learn how to make beautiful, versatile and economical body products, with natural ingredients for yourself, family and friends.
There will be plenty of samples and notes to take home.
A diverse workshop to encourage conscious consumer choices and self-reliance. We will teach you this timeless skill that is at the heart of Simple Living.
What you will learn:
How easy and economical it is to make products with natural ingredients including, but not limited to : skin moisturiser, body scrub , shampoo and haircare, pest repellant, lip balm and toothpaste
The workshop fee includes all raw ingredients, small jars for your take-home samples, plus recipes and notes.

Few things beat the satisfaction that comes with the smell of fresh, home-baked bread, whether it’s a yeasted loaf or a simple flatbread to go with dips or a curry.
Join Megan and Kerrie in this 4 hour, hands-on workshop where we will teach you this timeless skill that is at the heart of Simple Living.
You’ll be making your own loaf of bread, and learning about the natural processes that happen in bread making so you’ll be confident to make your own at home.  We will also show you how to make a couple of different, non-yeasted flatbreads that are really versatile.