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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Little bits of attempting to be greener… #goinggreen

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 considering changing up some things you use, in your life to help with that.  To be honest, going greener can be costly, if you are looking to replace things in […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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A personal war on paper coffee cups…

So, if you read this blog or follow me on any form of social media, you will know that I love my coffee. I drink a lot. It’s pretty much my main vice and my lifeline, because you also know we don’t get that much sleep round here, sometimes. Coffee helps me be a nicer […]

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Going Green – January: ditching plastic bags?

So, I haven’t set myself any New Year’s Resolutions, as such, but I have got some thoughts in my head, for how this year, we as a family can be a bit kinder to the environment and look after our world a bit better.    One of the things on my hit list that we […]

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