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. Read More »Making Homemade Beauty Products using Organic Essential Oils
Have you started to try and live a more sustainable lifestyle? Want to take it to the next level? These blog posts are for you.
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.Read More »Smart Thermostats: Energy Efficient Heating
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.Read More »My First Zero Waste Shopping Experience
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…Read More »How To Create a Wildlife Friendly Garden
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. Read More »Ecoegg Laundry Egg – Kind to your Environment, Pocket & Skin
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. Read More »10 Reasons Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Today
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.
I have been dyeing my hair since I was about 13. It has been many crazy colours over the years ranging from black to blonde. However, now I’m a ‘proper’ grown up I tend to just stick to light blonde. It’s no secret that I favour natural beauty products wherever possible. I even went 7 months without washing my hair with shampoo.Read More »Switching to Natural Hair Dye