I'm Josephina


My name is Josephina McDonald, in the process of building a wellness retreat from scratch. I love people and their stories, yet adore my 13 chooks and 3 Border collies equally. I am a proud mum, wife and entrepreneur. I live the ups and downs of life, with passion and compassion and coffee! My home is where my heart is, my heart is in the Grampians. 

Welcome to my Blog!

As I am writing this blog I am in a real catch 22, I am eager to share my experience at Aro-Ha, as it is the most wonderful experience I have ever had the privilege to experience in my 48 years of being here on earth, yet, it still is so raw and deeply personal, […]

Grow with Josephina, Wellbeing

September 3, 2022

August 22 – Aro-Ha!

Waterfront Darwin

“What did you have for dinner last night?” That was the question I got asked in my course last Thursday.  My heart sank. Literally… I would say I am a healthy eater! I like to eat organic where I can, eat whole foods, love my cooking, mostly avoid sugar, and have oat milk in my […]

Grow with Josephina

May 19, 2022

May 22 – A peak in my diary.

Well with over 7 years at Halls Gap Lakeside and prior to that The Lorne Country Club, we have been self employed for nearly 20 years. And although being self employed has its rewards (and for us far outweigh the negatives) it can be exhausting.

Grow with Josephina

December 15, 2019

We bought Grampians Getaway