The perfect chillout, relaxed, yet upbeat and happy playlist for those beautiful Spring days out in the garden or for avoiding the April showers with a good book.
A simple rainy-day project to organise pens, pencils, pain brushes, make-up brushes, chopsticks, cutlery... whatever you want! You just need basic sewing skills, some fabric and an hour to kill.
Good to see Waitrose jumping on the bandwagon and ending the distribution of takeaway coffee cups in their stores by autumn 2018. It's a small step but it will go its way to making carrying your own coffee cup the norm, just as carrying a reusable shopping bag now is.
It's been about 6 months since I started my challenge not to buy any new clothes for a year unless they were ethical or secondhand. See how I've done and judge for yourself!
Not the sexiest of topics but something that we use every single day is our dishcloths! As we don't own a dishwasher we seem to spend half our evenings washing up; when we first moved in we used disposable dishcloths which were made from synthetic fabrics and broke down after only a few weeks and made their way into the bin. Not only is this expensive but it is incredibly wasteful. So I began to think about other more sustainable options.
A delicious and very easy recipe for fresh lemon cordial. All you need is lemons, sugar and water.
What a huge amount of tomatoes going to waste. The "large manufacturer" should be ashamed of themselves. They should be named and shamed! Would love to go to Sheffield to get some but I don't think it is economically viable to drive a 120 mile round-trip just for a bag of tomatoes! Real Junk Food …
Does new have to mean new? Why not new-to-you? Check out my definitive guide to buying secondhand, including where to buy and what to look for.
Save the date and save the planet in one go. This wedding is determined to be as waste-free as possible from start to finish!
When starting out on our less-waste journey one thing we didn't want to sacrifice was our weekly pizza fix! But gone are the days of buying a frozen pizza, wrapped in plastic and polystyrene and shoving it in the oven (even the thought of this makes me cringe now). Now we take the time to make our own delicious pizza with whatever topping we want!