Reducing our energy usage and having an energy efficient home is very important to us. Not only does it save us a load of money every year it also means we are doing our bit for the planet.
A few years ago we made the big decision to downsize our home. It was the best thing we’ve ever done and we managed to cut our household bills by over a half. This move definitely increased my interest in the concept of simple living. Continue reading “Smart Thermostats: Energy Efficient Heating”
The quest for eternal youth is as old as humanity. And let’s be honest, who doesn’t crave youthful glowing skin? We all know that following a mindful diet, drinking plenty of water and hitting those wonderful yoga poses every day all work wonders for your body and mind, and that is definitely reflected in your skin. Continue reading “Natural Anti-Ageing Skin Remedies For New Age Rebels”
This week I did my first ever completely zero waste food shop. There is a new store that has opened in a nearby town called Totnes. I’ve been meaning to go over there for a while now as I was curious how it all works.
So I dragged my friend and fellow blogger Lynsey from Optimum Frugal, along to check it out. Continue reading “My First Zero Waste Shopping Experience”
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”
Are you constantly trying out the latest skin care product? Do you spend a fortune each month on creams that guarantee to make you look 20 years younger? I must admit I used to do just that. It resulted in me having a draw filled with half used creams and lotions that didn’t do what it said on the label. Continue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Today”