Does going zero waste mean you can’t have fun?

Holidays, ‘special’ days like Christmas, New Years Eve, Halloween, festivals, parties, sports events and more can be the cause of a lot of waste. For people who try really hard most of the year not to produce waste they can be a bit of a nightmare. Added to that there is often a lot of
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5 top eco-friendly experience gifts for families and couples this Christmas

It’s tricky buying individual gifts for people for Christmas and it is so easy to get it wrong for loads of reasons – maybe you don’t have a clue what they would like or maybe they actually don’t want or need anything. I have a list of eco-friendly suggestions for gifts to buy her and
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5 top eco-friendly gifts for women this Christmas

These eco-friendly gifts for women are my top picks, but I think it is always best to check with the person you want to buy a gift for if they would like it before you go shopping. It does take out the element of surprise, but it also takes out the element of waste. You
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6 top eco-friendly gifts for men this Christmas

If you want to give gifts to the men in your life this Christmas that show you care about them and the environment, then look no further! I’ve put together a list of 6 eco-minded gifts to choose from. If he is a home owner that is into gadgets and money saving, he might like
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Lunch for 17 – a quick update!

Last weekend I had 17 people in my house for lunch (read more about how I prepared for that here) and I promised I would report back how it went.  I set myself 3 challenges: Zero waste (ish) catering. I made most of the things I had planned to, except the fritata which I completely ran out
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I have 17 people coming over for lunch on the weekend!

I haven’t really got time to write this blog post, just like I shouldn’t spend hours surfing Facebook and Twitter, but I am and I do. This week needs to be all about this weekend for me. My husbands family is coming to visit and there will be 17 of us in total including kids!
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Seasons greetings and brussels sprouts toothpicks to you all!

To all my readers out there that have been celebrating today, I hope you had a very happy Christmas!  For all those that think it isn’t their holiday this article gives an interesting take on the subject… The brussels sprouts on the stem (as pictured above) went down very well at my family lunch today. Afterwards not
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How to have an eco-friendly inexpensive Christmas!

Ok so I don’t really celebrate Christmas, but I have seen loads of ideas (plus have a few of my own) for how to have an eco friendly and inexpensive Christmas so I thought I would share them here: Advent calendars I’m guessing by now most people have already sorted out their advent calendars, but if you
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Why is my blog so not Christmassy?

Well if you are a regular reader of my blog, you might know that I am Jewish.  At the moment I am celebrating the festival of Chanukah – happy Chanukah to everyone! Some Jewish people do celebrate Christmas (or Christmakah – a combination between Christmas and Chanukah). Although it might not be a Jewish festival
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