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We are all told, “live your life to the fullest”; I am here to do just that. Life, Love & Lettuce serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world.

Join me as I live a sustainable life by growing my own vegetables, keeping my waste in check and managing my stress (without alcohol or drugs) while writing about love.

Don't forget to pick up my gratitude journal and learn how to be happy--it's a simple recipe for healthy living.

Once you've done that, sit back, relax, and read on.

Love Toni x

February 13, 2019

I had time to reflect today.

As I write this, it’s the day before Valentine’s Day--the day when every woman (and probably a lot of men) who are involved in a romantic relationship have some kind of romantic expectation that may (or may not) be met tomorrow.

Remember the...

December 20, 2018

If you feel as if you’re hanging on by your fingertips at the moment, you’re probably not alone. The struggle is real for those of us who make the decision to abstain from alcohol at this time of the year.

I had the experience yesterday of travelling back from Waiheke I...

December 10, 2018

Today I'm grateful for the friends and family that I have in my life.

Sometimes friends and family aren’t the same thing and that’s okay.  When you come from a background of dysfunction and addiction, it can be especially difficult to see friends and family in the same...

October 21, 2018

Quick, easy non-alcoholic drinks to make at home

August 10, 2018

I don’t know about you, but when ‘the experts’ (whoever they are!) say that it takes 21 days to create a new habit, I’m not impressed.


Because I’m an “I want it now!” kind of girl.

Why can’t I just flick a switch and change things around?

How come there’s all this fre...

July 14, 2018

The day after I reached the milestone of 17 years continuous sobriety, I find myself sitting and contemplating the things that matter to me in my life.

There are many, many things that I am grateful to have and many people I am grateful to share my life with.

I have come...

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