Getting Started With Reusable Baby Wipes

Following on from my last post about plastic waste, I realised that reusable baby wipes were the next thing to get – after all, I’m already washing nappies so why […]

Reducing Plastic Waste

Reducing the plastic waste our household produces is something I started doing quite a few years back – originally with my eco-friendly cleaning business, because I was throwing away LOADS […]

Kinder To Baby, Kinder To The Planet

A bit of a gap since my last post, but hey, it wasn’t two years this time… Anyway, Lots Of Things have been going on. The main one is baby-shaped […]

Gluten-free Summer Foods

The UK is currently sweltering. Even in the Lakes, which often manages to find the nearest raincloud, we are slowly melting away! With this in mind, my current office is […]

World Oceans Day 2014

Get Ready for World Oceans Day!  On June 8th 2014, people around the globe will be celebrating this year’s World Oceans Day – this year the theme is “Together we have […]

Fairtrade Fortnight 2014

Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 runs from the 24th February until 9th March – this year, the aim is to make bananas fair with Foncho… Go over here to sign the petition […]

Making Green Smoothies

We’re hearing here, there and everywhere about the health benefits of starting the day with a virtuous smoothie, so here’s a quick and simple guide to making your own – […]

How to make Damson Gin

September = ripe damsons. Ripe damsons = awesome gin in time for Christmas! I first had a go at this recipe in September 2010, and we cracked open the jar […]

Using a Heated Airer to Dry Your Clothes

We are rapidly hurtling towards the Autumn Equinox – this means that the daylight hours will soon equal the night ones. Much as I love Autumn, I feel rather gutted […]

Ethical Shopping on the Increase

A quarter of UK consumers now say they would choose the environmentally friendly, ethical, organic or Fairtrade option when going shopping. Despite income struggles, those surveyed were three times more […]