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Colour Me Happy // February 2018

haven contributor and artist extraordinaire Mrs Red has put together a colouring-in sheet especially for haven readers, to help you get into the Christmas shopping spirit! Plus, in conjunction with Ironlak Art & Design, we are giving away a $75 voucher to this issue’s best colouring-in. Ironlak stores are filled with high quality, low-cost art supplies and they can be found at Westfield Garden City, Wes ...

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Recipe // Mighty Meatballs

The mix of protein and a little veg makes these Mighty Meatballs a nourishing and versatile lunch box meal. If you’re making them for dinner, double the recipe and freeze leftovers for school lunches. These are great for parties too. We cannot store protein, so in order to replace and repair cells, grow and develop, kids need to consume protein very regularly. As many kids’ lunches are lacking protein and v ...

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Your FREE Valentine’s Day Card Printable

Our clever haven intern has put together a Valentine’s Day card printable especially for haven followers. Click below to download your FREE Valentine’s Day card for the kids to colour in and give out! COLOUR IT IN // READY TO WRITE ...

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I am my Change For 2018!

Another year bites the dust. What are you doing now to help 2018 be the year of your life?! Gone, in a flash, 365 days, again. It might have been a whole fresh start, or a year of carrying on as before and achieving satisfying results. It will be whatever it needs to be. Let’s reflect on what our year has been like. Were you happy, satisfied, hopeful and energised, or sad, low, depressed, peeved off, unsati ...

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Recipe // Beetroot Carpaccio with Maple Roasted Pepitas & Feta

Did you know that there are many different varieties of beetroot and many different colours too? From the common red variety to white, yellow, striped and so on, all are a powerhouse of goodness. Beetroot contains many vitamins, minerals and protective phytonutrients which reduce inflammation and support liver detoxification. The health-giving properties of beetroot is so helpful around the silly season. No ...

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Colour Me Happy // December/January 2018

haven contributor and artist extraordinaire Mrs Red has put together a colouring-in sheet especially for haven readers, to help you get into the Christmas shopping spirit! Plus, in conjunction with Ironlak Art & Design, we are giving away a $75 voucher to this issue’s best colouring-in. Ironlak stores are filled with high quality, low-cost art supplies and they can be found at Westfield Garden City, Wes ...

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Literacy vs Stem

“STEM” is the biggest buzz term in education right now, but does that mean literacy and the other subjects are left in the dark? And how can you use these school holidays to get ahead? It can often seem like the biggest focus in education right now is on the STEM subjects. If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard of this term before, “STEM” is an acronym for “science, technology, engineering and ...

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Recipe // Mango, Lime & Coconut Pudding

With the mango season upon us, I thought I’d share a gorgeous recipe, full of summer flavours. These gluten-, grain- and dairy-free puddings are delicious and moist and a great way to use up overripe mango. Ingredients Topping • 20g (⅓ cup) shredded or flaked coconut • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (melted) • 1 tablespoon sweetener (honey, maple syrup, rice malt syrup) • 1 tablespoon lime zest (about one lime) ...

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If We Don’t Fix Us, We Will Break

Are you feeling tired, drained, lethargic, almost at the end of your nerves? Are little things getting the better of you and you don’t know exactly what to do? Would you love to disappear for just a couple of days to catch your breath and be with yourself? How would it be to revive yourself and then jump back into life, all topped up again? Oh, yes, yes, yes, you hear yourself say it, however, the reality i ...

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Yeah, Cheers, Thanks a Lot

How often do we say thank you, expressing our gratitude for the positive things in our lives, which we have not asked for or actively worked towards? Gratitude is an inherent quality that resides within each human being, an emotion, which arises spontaneously within us and is also a choice we make – being grateful or ungrateful. Expressing gratitude is one of the best ways to increase your own levels of hap ...

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