Eurocamp La Pointe St Gilles campsite – a green review!

Picture provided by Eurocamp Eurocamp recently sent my family and I to review La Pointe St Gilles Campsite in the beautiful beach resort of Benodet. Whilst I was there I wanted to find out how the environment is taken into consideration on site, so I asked a lot of questions! What I thought they did well: The
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How to spend under £10 for 4 days worth of fun with the kids!

It’s the Easter holidays and the kids are home. They don’t want to sit around all day though, they want to get out and do stuff and have fun! Luckily we have access to loads of free entertainment in our city and we made the most of it last week! If you haven’t already I
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Party bags – the zero waste, zero cost way!

Over the last few years my attitude to giving going home gifts after a kids party has gradually changed, but there has been one constant. I have tried to avoid buying plastic cr*p or sweets to give out after the party.  Parting gifts I have provided over the years: Homemade bean bags.  My theory behind
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10 eco-friendly alternatives to wet wipes!

What is the problem with wet wipes?  Well the big news story today is that apparently too many of us are flushing wet wipes down the loo, where they are causing drain blockages and if they manage to break free into the sea, some marine life will mistake them for food.  The tragedy of this
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How did I do it?

Recently I held a zero waste (well very nearly zero) birthday party for my son and if you are interested in finding out exactly how much I chucked in the bin and the challenges I faced you can read more here. I didn’t say how I kept the waste so low in that blog post though,
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It was such hard work, but would I do it again???

The answer to that question is most likely yes I would, but there are definitely some lessons to be learned for next time.  What was it that I did though? Not content with trying to slow down fashion and preparing for plastic free July (as well as all my other challenges), I decided that it
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A complete guide to how to be good!

We went and did our food shopping in Portslade today.  We bought most of our food at Tiba – a great middle eastern shop which sells fruit, veg, meat, rice, pasta, grains, chickpeas, herbs, spices and more. It is really reasonably priced in there and got us all out the house on a cold, blustery
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Gifts for the teachers!

I thought I had got away lightly this year with gifts and then I remembered the teachers…I should give some gifts to the teachers… Having two kids in different schools (one big school and one pre-school), plus other settings like after school club and nursery means lots of teachers/ people involved in their care.  It
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A trip to the toy library!

Today we had our second visit to the library in Whitehawk   It is housed in a lovely large spacious modern building and as well as books also loans out toys – which was our real reason for visiting.  We went there for the first time a few weeks ago and I immediately wished we had been
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What a great haul!

This half term I’ve booked in playdate after playdate – a great way to keep the kids entertained in the holidays.  Today I met up with a school mum and we had a lovely day – the kids played, we chatted, perfect!  We went back to hers for a yummy lunch and while we were
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