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”
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”
Blogging is not only a great extra tool for businesses but also a way for individuals to earn a living from home.
There are hundreds of blogs out there from interior blogs to parenting blogs. There are even blogs about blogging. Whatever you’re into you can guarantee that you’ll find a blog on that subject. Continue reading “Eco Blogs in the UK”
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One of my aims this year is to start buying more local products and from independent retailers rather than nationwide stores. With Mother’s Day coming up I started to do a bit or research of where I could buy handmade products to give as a gift. Continue reading “Natural Beauty Gifts for Mother’s Day for Under £25”
A few years ago I decided to go ‘no poo’ after reading a post on the blog Lulastic and the Hippy Shake. I failed miserably! I lasted 7 months in total and I just couldn’t get it to work for my hair. Continue reading “No Poo Hair Care – Giving it Another Go!”
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Wherever possible I like to take a natural approach to most things in our life, whether that be our diet, beauty regimes or pain relief. I’m slowly but surely switching all of our bathroom products to natural alternatives and I’m also slowly reducing the number of chemicals we use in our home. Continue reading “How To Overcome Pain Naturally”
Foraging for food is fun and free, it’s also a great way of spending time together as a family. Personally, we love foraging!
A common misconception with foraging is that it’s only really worth doing in the summer or autumn but that really isn’t the case. There is free food to be found in nature throughout the year, you just have to know what you are looking for. Continue reading “10 Foods to Forage in February – Free Food”
Zero Waste is not something that happens overnight, it’s a process. It takes time to do your research and find suitable alternatives. I’ve found it helps a lot to focus on one thing or area in your house at a time, otherwise, you can seriously overwhelm yourself which in turn makes you want to give up zero waste altogether. Continue reading “My Zero Waste Beauty Routine”
I have now been using reusable sanitary pads for over a year and in that time I have had people ask a variety of questions about switching. Today I thought I’d answer some of those questions. Please do bear in mind thought that this is my experience of reusables and other people may have had a different experience. Continue reading “Getting Started with Cloth Sanitary Pads – FAQ’s”
December is always a time of year when I put my ‘thrifty head’ on. I find if you’re not careful the costs can easily spiral out of control. There is so much temptation out there to just buy that or maybe just add that in! Continue reading “Thrifty DIY Christmas Decorations”