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Starter for 10: Going Plastic Free

So with plastic becoming more of a ‘thing’ that is ok to be in the news, I thought I’d post some easy ways to get started on your plastic free journey. It’s a journey, and not something

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#makeyourownmonday #glue #lifehack

I may have *slightly* enjoyed reading Bea Johnson’s Zero Waste Home book. I am slowly working my way through all her homemade alternatives to plastic items – and my favourite to date is definitely

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Savvy eco purchase: the school bag!

Disclaimer: I don’t know it all! I’m a mum of a 5 year old trying to work out eco principles in the minefield that is ‘school’. Here’s how I’m doing so far, look out

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Going Green with Hand Cream

For many months now I’ve been wondering about an eco alternative (plastic free, natural ingredients) to oil-based skin moisturiser/cream/healer/all purpose miracle working balm. NB what I’ve

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Trials of homemade Toothpaste – update!

Recently I have found that my previous post on homemade toothpaste, whilst enlightening, was not truthful of our current situation. The ingredients needed for the recipe I found were too fiddly, though

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Brilliant Baavet Duvets, Pillows and more! Wool for everyone.

Recently, I had the need to buy a new duvet. As with all big decisions that I face since my bid to go plastic-free, it had to start with quite a lot of research! I was determined to find a better option

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The time has come to try making your own toothpaste..

Something I have been looking to de-plasticfy (my word!) for a while now is toothpaste. You can’t not have toothpaste, so what are the alternatives to the leading brands? Here’s what I’ve

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Fresh, Local, organic, fair trade food!

I am excited to introduce you to… YOUR LOCAL FOOD ASSEMBLY A brilliant new way to bring farmers and consumers together under one roof – lovely! An answer to my many searching questions for

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What to do with all the things that you don’t know what to do with!

A family member recently asked me “but what about the stuff that it’s not obvious what to do with?” so I thought I’d post some tips here. Once you get the hang of it, decluttering

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Recent money-saving measures in our household

I promised that I would update you on money-saving measures we’ve recently put in place/ thought up to save extra pennies, so here’s a few things we’ve been doing… Make I’m

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