With Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to drink up everything this season has to offer. From decorating the house in red and gold to picking out a few select gifts for friends and family, make the most of this Christmas.Read More »Getting into the Christmas spirit
A selection of sustainable lifestyle posts covering eco-conscious living, green products for the home and sustainable living.
With the holiday season approaching, you are probably already looking for the perfect gifts. Whilst many ideas come to mind, finding the right gifts can be a challenge. So, why not think outside the box, and look for presents that keeps on giving. The following are eight types of gifts that adults and children will enjoy for months (and years) to come.Read More »Gifts that Keep on Giving for this Holiday Season
We have recently taken part in the Walton’s Playhouse Make It Your Own Challenge along with 4 other parent bloggers.
We were tasked with constructing and decorating our new playhouses but we had to get our thrifty heads on. The idea was to try and use recycling and up-cycling of items around the house. We were allowed to spend up to £50.Read More »The Walton’s Playhouse Project: Make it Your Own
When it comes to puppies, what’s not to love? With their gorgeous balls of fur, big eyes and oversized paws that yearn to be cuddled, what more could you want in a pet?
Bringing a puppy into your family’s life can be hugely rewarding experience for everyone involved; however, with all the different breeds available how do you pick the right one? To help you choose your new puppy here are four amazing family friendly breeds to consider.Read More »4 Amazing Family Breeds
Your family are the closest thing to you—they’re often the people you feel the most love for and the only people that will be there for you day in and day out. As a parent, your children and your family are the most important things in your life and protecting them is your number one priority.Read More »Ways Home Insurance can Benefit your Family
Part of my Zero Waste Week pledge last week was to reduce our food waste. Before the week started I did a lot of research into the best ways to do this. I found various different ideas such as creative ways to use up leftovers, portion control and freezing leftovers.Read More »Thrifty Thursday – Grow Your Own Compost
Ideally, home improvements can be planned meticulously. Hopefully, you will be able to decide exactly when you want an extension, a conservatory or a loft conversion and make financial plans accordingly. However, it may just be the case that structural work is necessary and a significant outlay cannot be avoided.Read More »How to Boost your Credit Rating Before Applying for a Home Renovation Loan
This month we are taking part in an energy saving challenge with MoneySuperMarket. To help us with the challenge we have received these handy energy monitors from Efergy.Read More »Thrifty Thursday – Energy Saving Challenge