A points scheme for ethical shoppers!

Photo credit: Bonsum Do you like to buy organic food, fair trade clothes or you really want to get a water butt for your garden? Well there is a new…

A giving update!

I’ve been doing my giving challenge for 6 and a half weeks so far (read more here) and I haven’t been keeping track of everything I’ve given.  To start off with it felt…

Alternative Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is edging closer and I’ve been thinking about some alternative “gifts” for this problem holiday. Why do we need to change Valentines Day, what’s wrong with it in…

Having a sort out…

As part of My Year of Eco Challenges, I have set myself the challenge of giving each day (can be my time or my stuff, but not money (see here for the…

Week 2 of giving…

Over the last week, I have constantly wondered what I can give each day and it hasn’t felt very easy.  I read an article about giving to strangers (can’t find…

6 days of giving

I think of all my challenges so far giving something to someone every day is the most difficult!  I have been giving things to people for 6 days now and…

Brussels sprouts

Last year I bought some frozen brussels sprouts that came in a plastic bag from the supermarket for Christmas dinner.  I cooked some of them but the rest of them…

My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 4

  This months challenge has very much been inspired by the Moneyless Manifesto.  At this point in my life I wouldn’t feel comfortable going entirely moneyless. I can see however, how…

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…