Teacher Gifts

Lots of eco-bloggers are beginning to talk about Christmas so I thought I’d dive in with a yule tide topic that’s close to my heart – teacher gifts. As a teacher this is a topic that’s bothered me for years. Also, as a mum of […]

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Doing our bit, is it enough?

It’s been a long time since my last blog! I’ve been managing to post a bit on my facebook page but I have sadly neglected the blog. Anyway, I feel moved to write this week and here’s why. There have been some truly shocking environmental […]

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Composting

So it’s been a while since my last blog post. You don’t need to hear my excuses. You want to read about composting! When we had an allotment we used to compost everything. However, moving house a few years back disrupted things and we struggled […]

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Planning to Cut Waste

It’s been great to hear the media coverage that reducing plastic food packaging has received this week. Whilst the cynic in me knows that the long line of companies jumping on the band wagon are almost certainly doing so for publicity opportunities, we can’t deny […]

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New Year Resolutions

I’ve never been great with New Year resolutions. Probably because I choose something unrealistic involving a vastly more healthy diet. This year I do have a few ideas. Some are resolutions; things I’m going to try and stick at and maintain, and others are things […]

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Getting Festive

So tomorrow everything goes a bit Christmas mad for a few weeks. As a young family we’ve put quite a bit of thought into Christmas and the traditions we want to build with our little people. Toddler monster is becoming more aware and more susceptible […]

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Shaving

Since I went back to work all of my blog posts have started with an excuse. It’s been a really hard few months balancing work and family. I also love running and I feel that I’m finally getting my fitness back after bringing baby-monster into […]

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Bamboo tooth brushes!

Most of my posts have been food related but there have been lots of other changes going on as well. However, they’ve taken longer to embed and I wanted to wait until they were established before I wrote about them. Bamboo tooth brushes is such […]

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Foraging

 We are on a “No Spend” month in our house which means we’re trying not to make impulse purchases or spend on stuff that’s not essential. So today I took the Monsters on a foraging expedition; free and fun. The Autumn berries seem to be […]

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Meringues!

I’ve never followed a vegan diet but I’ve always been quite fascinated by the craft of creating amazing dishes entirely from plants. I follow a few vegan groups to learn about new recipes and ingredients and when I found out about aquafaba I had to […]

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