Actually, I don’t have a problem with glitter, in principle, but a LOT of people hate it. It’s something you either love or loathe. My husband cannot stand glitter and he gets pale and shaky at the thought of it entering our house. I think most people hate it because it is hard to clean […]READ MORE
Tag Archives: Going Green
going green in every day life as a family
*This post does contain links to items we have been sent to review, or affiliate links where we may make some revenue if you make a purchase via our link* Going green, or being greener, or trying to live a lifestyle that has slightly less impact on the environment then you probably have or are […]READ MORE
Going Green – Going shopping, but not as she knows it…
Unless you live under a rock, you won’t have failed to have notice that all over social media people are talking about Second Hand September which is #secondhandseptember across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The principal behind it is: “Every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure […]READ MORE
Greener items I take away on holiday.
*This is a not a sponsored post, although some of the brands mentioned I have worked with before and continue to use* I will cheerfully admit that we are not that good at being green about going on holiday. We would like to work on that. We do try to reduce waste, and use less […]READ MORE
We are rubbish at food waste. We need to do better.
I am not one for resolutions. I don’t tend to make plans for the new year, or swear I will try to make big changes. However, one of the things I wanted to do in 2019 was try and be better about food waste. We are, frankly, rubbish at it. As a family, we don’t […]READ MORE
Home Heating: Tips For Keeping Your Family Warm During Winter
Keeping in the heat is essential as our winters are getting colder each year. Here are some great home heating tips to help you on your way. It’s getting cold out there. Really cold. In fact, it’s only going to get colder! As we’re well into January, it only makes sense to prepare for yet […]READ MORE
Is it possible to not buy new clothes?
The alterative title to this blog post should be “I have a massive hole in the ass of my jeans and I REALLY don’t want to go clothes shopping” because I have been wondering lately, about clothes shopping. I don’t particularly enjoy it. I like clothes, I like nice clothes, but because of the jobs […]READ MORE
Plastic is rubbish, can we do anything about it…?
We are a consumer family. I know that. We rely on a lot of items of convenience, to get us through our daily lives. It’s something I half feel guilty about and half accept, simply because life for us is busy and crazy and I simply cannot sit down and stress over every little thing. […]READ MORE
It’s not easy being green… (things that don’t work!)
I am a bit of a middle aged hippy, and there are a lot of things I like to do, that are my attempt to be a teeny bit more eco friendly, because, let’s face it, the planet needs us all to be responsible for what we do, in terms of looking after the environment […]READ MORE
Reducing Your Energy Costs at Home: 3 Effective Ways
Energy efficiency is one of the biggest buzzwords that we read and hear on a day to day basis. More companies than ever are responding to the strong consumer demand for energy efficient products and services and building towards becoming more eco-friendly as part of their as part of their corporate social responsibility. However, responsibility […]READ MORE