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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What motivates you to be sustainable?
Thu, 22/01/15 – 9:23 | 6 Comments
What motivates you to be sustainable?

I don’t know about you, but I love to people watch.
I’m happy sitting at a table in a pavement cafe, watching the world go by.

Making your own household cleaners
Mon, 19/01/15 – 8:48 | Comments Off
Making your own household cleaners

We’ve been sharing a series of articles about the toxins found in some conventional cleaning products.
If you’re convinced it would be safer to make your own, you’re in the right place and I’ve got some …

5 toxins to avoid in your cleaning products
Mon, 12/01/15 – 8:48 | Comments Off
5 toxins to avoid in your cleaning products

Many conventional household cleaners contain a bewildering array of chemicals. Some are safe and some are best avoided.
There are hundreds of chemicals in daily use and here are 5 of the most common which you …

Brands leading the way in animal welfare
Wed, 7/01/15 – 14:18 | Comments Off
Brands leading the way in animal welfare

I’ve mentioned before that Mr Green and I have a feather mattress.
I can’t begin to tell you what a decadent bed we have!

Toxins in your cleaning products
Mon, 5/01/15 – 8:46 | 2 Comments
Toxins in your cleaning products

Many of the ingredients we find in today’s ‘new, improved, cleaner, brighter’ products are made from chemicals that were initially produced for use in warfare.
After the Second World War was over, surplus stocks of these …

How to make a lapbook for home education
Mon, 29/12/14 – 9:50 | One Comment
How to make a lapbook for home education

Mrs Green answers FAQs about using lapbooks for home education!

The alkaline diet
Mon, 22/12/14 – 9:50 | Comments Off
The alkaline diet

A high alkaline diet, comprising of around 80% alkaline and 20% acidic foods is believed by many to prevent many conditions from minor infections to cancer. Find out how to alkalise your diet in easy steps.

How procrastination can cost the environment
Thu, 18/12/14 – 16:00 | Comments Off
How procrastination can cost the environment

I can be the Queen of procrastination and now I’ve realised how bad for the environment it can be!
You might remember we’ve been backwards and forwards with our conscience when it comes to choosing a …

Learning about the solar system using a lapbook
Mon, 15/12/14 – 9:52 | Comments Off
Learning about the solar system using a lapbook

Check out our new lapbook on the solar system!

@nomadsclothing help us buy both fair trade and organic clothing!
Wed, 3/12/14 – 16:01 | Comments Off
@nomadsclothing help us buy both fair trade and organic clothing!

As I’ve mentioned before, I find this time of year a bit of a struggle.
I have well meaning family members asking me what I want for Christmas.
And I know I’m not that easy to buy …