When I was younger I remember my Grandmother had a very impressive larder next to her kitchen. It was filled to the brim with all sorts of homemade goodies. It wasn’t like the larders you see today on Pinterest with matching jars and chalkboard labels. It was a mishmash of jars, containers, tins and anything else that she could reuse. Continue reading “7 Reusable Alternatives to Cling Film”
Encouraging wildlife into your garden is fun and relatively cheap to do. It’s especially great for families as it can provide some extra education for the kiddies. Making a haven for bugs, butterflies and bees is easier than you think.
Here are 11 ways to get you started… Continue reading “How To Create a Wildlife Friendly Garden”
Simple living can mean different things to different people. For us, it means cutting back on the unnecessary things in life and focusing on the simple things. Like spending our time and money on experiences rather than on items we don’t really need. Continue reading “Kitchen Essentials for Simple Living”
It’s the first day back to normality for us after the half term. I came home to over 300 emails which I have been slowly wading my way through this morning. Fun! Continue reading “10 Natural Remedies for Sunburn”
You may have noticed that I have a lot fewer review posts on my blog these days. This is mainly because we are trying to live a more minimalistic lifestyle. We now only ever buy something if we really need it or feel it will better our life in some way. Continue reading “Ecoegg Laundry Egg – Kind to your Environment, Pocket & Skin”
Junk mail is not only annoying but it’s also a complete waste. It’s the bane of my life, I didn’t ask for it and I don’t want it in my house. Whenever we get any unsolicited mail it always goes straight into the bin. Tell me I’m not alone in this? Continue reading “How to Opt-out of Junk Mail in the UK”
Growing your own food can be very rewarding but it can also be hard work. Over the years we have attempted to grow all sorts of different foods. Some things have required minimal effort and others we have struggled with. Continue reading “10 Fruits & Vegetables that Regrow Every Year”
Adding a little touch of green to your home can improve its overall atmosphere. It’s not just about aesthetics either, as house plants are proven to influence moods and even your wellbeing. Continue reading “Accenting Your Home Ambiance through Terrariums and Planters”
Whether it’s cats or dogs, rabbits or hamsters, much-loved family pets are an important part of our lives. It’s lovely for children to grow up around pets, learning to care for them in the family environment.
Of course, if you want to get a pet in the most eco-friendly way possible, it’s best to get it from a shelter. Not only will you save an animal’s life, you’ll also work against excessive breeding and you will save money! Continue reading “Environmentally Friendly Tips for Pet Owners”
Over the years we have grown a variety of different fruits and vegetables. Some have been easy and others failed spectacularly. Continue reading “10 Easy to Grow Fruit and Vegetables”