If you are a regular reader of this blog then you will already know that I have been trying to cut down on the number of chemicals that we use in our home. So far I have switched to eco-friendly cleaning products including my EcoEgg for the clothes washing, which by the way I’m still very happy with. Continue reading “Making Homemade Beauty Products using Organic Essential Oils”
Over the last 4 weeks, I have been taking part in the money saving diary challenge with Scottish Friendly.
The aim of the challenge was to:
- Record my spending habits in a diary for 4 weeks.
- Look back at my expenditure and see what I could save on.
- Share my results on my blog.
Taking care of the environment is a responsibility we are all born with, but very few live up to it. Fortunately, this task is being recognised by many and measures are now being taken to ensure the environment is protected. Change is only possible through incorporation of eco-friendly practices on a daily basis. Continue reading “5 Simple Ways You Can Be Eco-Friendly Every Day”
Sometimes, being eco-friendly seems to cost more but it doesn’t always have to be that way. In honour of Plastic Free July, Arabella from Exeter Baby Activities shares 7 frugal ways your family can use less plastic and save money. Fabulous for your wallet and the planet! Continue reading “7 Frugal Ways to Use Less Plastic in your Family Home and Save Money”
This is a guest post by Emily from the blog Love Backyard.
Hair loss has become a major problem recently. Even the hair loses its posture, and the layer containing oils to maintain its shininess and its moisture gets damaged which ultimately make it look dull. Hair is regarded as one of the important assets of the body which enhances your appearance. Obviously, it is a big deal for women to see their hair falling. Continue reading “Home Remedies To Have Strong And Smooth Hair”
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”