Family & Food

Why you Should Use Plastic Free, Natural Menstrual Products

natural organic menstrual products

Around 17 years ago, I switched to washable sanitary towels. And I haven’t looked back. I’ve found them far more comfortable than the disposable kind, they save me money and they are better for the environment. Let’s take a closer look at some of the issues with conventional products and find out what we can…

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How to Nurture a Love of Nature in Your Kids

getting kids in nature

  Raising your kids to be green is not always easy. One sure-fire way to get them interested in playing their part in caring for the planet is to nurture a love of nature. Having a connection to the great outdoors and seeing nature up close is the best way to develop a respect for…

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Go Green With Your Beauty Routine

eco friendly beauty

  With the buzz words of the moment being green, sustainable and eco-friendly, these concepts have permeated across every aspect of our lives. From our smarter and greener homes to our more environmentally friendly cars with their electric engines rather than fume emitting exhausts, our way of living is moving towards something more sustainable. As…

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Teaching Kids to Conserve Energy

teaching children about energy conservation

  When it comes to teaching children about energy conservation, there a few angles you can work with. Kids are motivated by specific things at the end of the day, and you can use techniques to get them interested and inspired to be part of the solution at home. One of the best places to…

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Sugar free frosting / icing recipes

As you might remember, Cass from Diary of a Frugal Family is on a mission to get kids across the country cooking! She shares the same sentiment as me – no child is too young to cook! This week she wants us to make cupcakes – what’s not to love about a cupcake? You can…

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You’ll Absolutely Love These New Coffee Trends

coffee trends

  Coffee is the world’s second-most consumed beverage. Americans alone get through around 400 million cups of the stuff every day. It’s popular. For this reason, innovators in the coffee industry continue to churn out new products they hope you’ll love. Some of these don’t work – like adding savoury flavours to coffee – but…

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Let Your Skin Breathe And Be More Natural

natural glowing skin

There are thousands of products for healthy skin, however not all of them are designed to support how your skin naturally functions. Many products have so many chemicals you probably can’t even pronounce them! While some of these chemicals are harmless, many are toxic too and can cause damage to you and the environment. You…

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Making Healthy Choices For Your Family

healthy choices for children and family

  Humans have always been daunted by the fact that life doesn’t go on forever. With other creatures not having the same grasp of mortality, people stand alone in this fear, though this is something you can use to your advantage. Everyone is going to die one day, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t…

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Health and Happiness: Taking Small Steps to Veganism

health and veganism

  Veganism is growing in popularity, and there are so many reasons why. Along with the health benefits, veganism prevents cruelty to animals and also helps the environment. If you’ve dabbled with the idea but are yet to take the plunge, it’s probably because it all feels like such a big change. And admittedly, there…

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