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6 tips for a green wedding
Friday, 17 Dec, 2010 – 4:21 | One Comment
6 tips for a green wedding

A wedding should be a feast for the eyes, and Mireya Navarro‘s ” Green Wedding” will help you achieve this whilst keeping your carbon footprint to a minimum.
Will full colour photos, “Green Wedding” contains all …

Planing a natural wedding?
Friday, 5 Nov, 2010 – 4:25 | 2 Comments
Planing a natural wedding?

Seasonal, eco chic, vintage, DIY – if these words spring to mind when planning your wedding I have a treat for you!
Louise Moon has written “The Natural Wedding Book”, published by Sawdays. When you bear …

Celebrating Wesak – Buddha Day
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Celebrating Wesak – Buddha Day
Celebrating Wesak – Buddha Day

Wesak, or Buddha Day is an important festival in the Buddhist calender because on this day the Lord Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died. All three of these significant events fell on the same …

A green and eco friendly Valentine’s Day
Monday, 11 Jan, 2010 – 6:00 | 2 Comments
A green and eco friendly Valentine’s Day

Yes I know we’ve only just put Christmas away, but planning an eco friendly Valentine’s Day can take a bit of organising. Conventional ways of celebrating Valentine’s Day can use a huge amount of the …

How to bring meaning into Christmas celebrations
Thursday, 24 Dec, 2009 – 5:09 | 2 Comments
How to bring meaning into Christmas celebrations

This week I was browsing the magazine racks and nearly every women’s magazine had some Christmas theme. It was not so much the theme but the wording that caught my eye:
“How to have a Perfect …

Nurturing mind, body and spirit during winter
Tuesday, 15 Dec, 2009 – 8:52 | 3 Comments
Nurturing mind, body and spirit during winter

Last night I selected a page at random from a book to inspire me to write. The page was titled ‘Darkness’. It said:
“The good news is that darkness never lasts. Life pulsates. Life is about …

What could you do for Gaia today?
Tuesday, 11 Aug, 2009 – 12:58 | Comments Off on What could you do for Gaia today?
What could you do for Gaia today?

One book which remains faithfully by my bed for moments of inspiration is “Goddesses for every season” by Nancy Blair.
It’s a collection of 52 Goddesses; one for every week of the year.
There is a beautiful …

Celebrating Easter with children
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 11:27 | 5 Comments
Celebrating Easter with children

Here at Chez green, we don’t celebrate Easter. We celebrate Ostara instead.
I know many of you will be having an Easter festival today, so rather than write about celebrations myself, I’m handing it over to …

The power of simple rituals
Saturday, 21 Mar, 2009 – 9:07 | 4 Comments
The power of simple rituals

I find it interesting how the smallest of rituals can have the biggest meaning. In fact my life coach used to ask me, when I was feeling overwhelmed “What is the smallest step you could …

Questioning beliefs on Ostara
Saturday, 21 Mar, 2009 – 8:16 | 2 Comments
Questioning beliefs on Ostara

After going to a mainstream C of E school for 2 years and a few months spent enjoying herself at a local church group once every week, Little Miss Green began to struggle with her …