Homemade is Best

I've been super busy this week making allsorts of things, as I type I am sat here in my apron, waiting for bread to rise! This is the art of making from scratch put into practice.

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Wedding Florals

Call me crazy but I'm thinking of using flowers from my own garden in my wedding bouquet. Well, why not? They are already there, my garden is full of beautiful flowers throughout the summer, so nothing new would be produced just to be cut for one day in my hands. They are organically grown and completely natural as much of my garden is self-seeded anyway.

Summer Time = Capsule Wardrobe Update

The sun is shining which can only mean one thing! Summer is here! Time to get the shorts out and with them my whole summer capsule wardrobe. An important part of simple and sustainable living for me.

Ethical Decisions: Make From Scratch

Following on nicely from my last few posts, my next big ethical decision is making from scratch. Such an important and thing to do when going zero waste or trying to be more sustainable is to look at the process that goes into making an item and to create something from the beginning for yourself. That may be making a recipe from scratch which may otherwise come out of a (non-recyclable) packet or sewing a craft instead of needlessly buying it online with wasteful postage and packaging.

Homemade Recipe Book

One great way to save money and waste is to create a shopping list and stick to it. So I've created a recipe book to list all our favourite meals. Here is a little snippet and handy guide to making your own personal recipe book.

Easy-Peasy Muesli

Sometimes we just need a quick breakfast to keep you going until lunchtime. Muesli is a great option but it is so cheap and easy to make your own don't settle for anything shop-bought!

Big News!

I have big news to share with you! This is the beginning of an exciting journey of more green experiences to come.

A Year of Green

After a year of living a more conscious, ethical and sustainable lifestyle I've taken a quick look back at what I've learnt so far. There's a long way to go but I'm pleasantly surprised with the changes I have made in my quest for a greener life!