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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How the small things make a difference
Sun, 26/10/14 – 12:26 | Comments Off on How the small things make a difference
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 on 13 delicious, nutritious, healthy, frugal meals
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 on 3 healthy and delicious drinks to keep you warm this winter
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 on How being a dimwit can save you money
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 on How to reduce stress and increase focus with this one surprising tip!
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 on 7 ways to make tap water more palatable
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.

Keeping Your Home Safe: The Dangers You Don’t See
Tue, 5/08/14 – 14:51 | Comments Off on Keeping Your Home Safe: The Dangers You Don’t See
Keeping Your Home Safe: The Dangers You Don’t See

Many of us spend time safeguarding our homes from obvious dangers, such as trailing wires, faulty sockets and broken furniture, but there are many invisible dangers that are not obviously apparent.
These include chemicals and gases …

Get your family out of the car and onto a digital detox
Sun, 27/07/14 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Get your family out of the car and onto a digital detox
Get your family out of the car and onto a digital detox

Are you addicted to your smart phone?
I’m beginning to wonder if I am.

It’s World Hepatitis Day #thinkhepatitis
Fri, 25/07/14 – 6:02 | Comments Off on It’s World Hepatitis Day #thinkhepatitis
It’s World Hepatitis Day #thinkhepatitis

Is Hepatitis something you think much about?
Well apparently we should as it’s the world’s 8th biggest killer – right up there with HIV / AIDS