Greengrocer vs Supermarket

We are really lucky that the local towns and villages around us offer a wealth of local produce, sustainable products and zero waste goods. But when it comes to food especially, I think people assume it will be more expensive and perhaps inconvenient to buy their fruit and veg from a greengrocer. I am a…

10 tips for a more Sustainable Christmas

Make Christmas about traditions not just presents Christmas for me is all about traditions. Every Christmas morning we would wake up to find our stockings stuffed full of gifts, hanging from the door. We’d all gather on mum and dad’s bed, them with a cup of tea and us taking it in turns to delve…

10 Simple & Sustainable Bathroom Swaps

Only a few years ago it was completely normal to see an array of shampoos, conditioners, leave in conditioners, shower gels etc in our bathroom. I didn’t think twice about trying new products, and I had a cupboard full of half used bottles. I’d always recycled, but hadn’t really thought about cutting out the plastic…

Eco friendly Birthday tips

Gilbert will be turning one soon and I’ve been thinking about his birthday. When I think of children’s birthday parties I imagine balloons and brightly coloured wrapping paper, plastic party bags full of cheap plastic tat that gets played with once, then ends up getting lost behind the sofa. I remember, as a child, enjoying…