Grow your own!
Tue, 12/06/12 – 1:00 | 2 Comments

My mantra is that you don’t have to have a garden to grow your own – anybody can have a go!
All you need is a hanging basket filled with tumbling tomatoes, a windowbox of salad …

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Eco friendly laundry products
Thu, 6/11/14 – 10:06 | Comments Off
Eco friendly laundry products

We’re airing our dirty laundry for this week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge!
Most people have their favourite laundry products – usually determined by smell and how effective they are.

How a holey tea towel took me outside my comfort zone. But helped me save the planet
Tue, 4/11/14 – 8:19 | One Comment
How a holey tea towel took me outside my comfort zone. But helped me save the planet

Oh my, Small Footprints knows how to keep us accountable.
This week’s Change the World Wednesday challenge was no walk in the park.

Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)
Fri, 31/10/14 – 10:18 | Comments Off
Top 10 reasons I haven’t bought an electric car (yet)

An electric car should be a no-brainer for a green household. But here are ten reasons why I won’t be buying one soon.

How the small things make a difference
Sun, 26/10/14 – 12:26 | Comments Off
How the small things make a difference

Last week we discovered how making tiny and simple changes can have a significant impact on your carbon footprint.
And we have a similar theme for this week’s ‘Change the World Wednesday’ challenge.

13 delicious, nutritious, healthy, frugal meals
Fri, 24/10/14 – 10:18 | Comments Off
13 delicious, nutritious, healthy, frugal meals

Foodbanks are over run with families needing food and people are struggling to feed their families. Here are 13 delicious, nutritious, frugal meal ideas.

3 healthy and delicious drinks to keep you warm this winter
Fri, 17/10/14 – 9:27 | Comments Off
3 healthy and delicious drinks to keep you warm this winter

A hot drink can make a dull, cold day seem more palatable.
As well as tasting great, these drinks have some impressive health benefits and will help keep you warm from the inside out!

How being a dimwit can save you money
Wed, 15/10/14 – 19:55 | Comments Off
How being a dimwit can save you money

Small Footprints has a great “Change the World Wednesday” challenge for us this week.
It’s one of those challenges that makes you realise living more sustainably can take just a few minutes, cost you nothing and …

You’re trashing 99% of the stuff you buy – This one question will help you stop
Mon, 13/10/14 – 17:02 | One Comment
You’re trashing 99% of the stuff you buy – This one question will help you stop

I’m thrilled to be back on the ‘Change the World Wednesday’ bandwagon.
I haven’t taken part publicly for ages and although I’ve read and followed every week I just haven’t had time to blog about my …

How to reduce stress and increase focus with this one surprising tip!
Sun, 12/10/14 – 7:42 | Comments Off
How to reduce stress and increase focus with this one surprising tip!

My daughter is really artistic – where she got that gift or gene from I have no idea.
It certainly doesn’t come from me!

7 ways to make tap water more palatable
Mon, 18/08/14 – 7:12 | Comments Off
7 ways to make tap water more palatable

One of my Facebook followers shared an interesting dilemma.
She said “I have a very sensitive taste palette and cannot stand tap water, filtered water or most bottled water.