Difficult choices….

Yesterday I announced that I plan to avoid shopping in supermarkets until the end of my Year of Eco Challenges i.e. 26th September 2014. I have to admit the whole idea of not being able to go to a supermarket scares me a little.  I have been so reliant upon them for such a long
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My year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 2!

I have decided that my next challenge for My Year of Eco Challenges will be to give up shopping at supermarkets for the rest of my challenge year.  This challenge has been inspired by bloggers such as Team Pugh from A Year Without Supermarkets and Jade Beecroft from My Year Without Supermarkets. I really don’t want to stop shopping at
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What a lovely way to start the day and more on Zero Waste Week!

My parents moved house last year and when they left they dug up their fig tree and gave it to us.  My wonderful husband planted it in our garden and today for the first time I ate not one but two home grown figs!  Such a great way to start the day! In other news,
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The view from my kitchen door and homegrown salad!

I love the view of beans growing right outside my kitchen door.  We are really lucky and have a dedicated fruit and vegetable garden right next to our kitchen.  Even better than that my husband has got really into growing vegetables.  So every day I get to go out there and pick salad for my
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The ‘I Quit’ Blog Fiesta no.4 – weight loss photos and more!

Welcome to the fourth edition of my I Quit Blog Fiesta! I’m still into quitting in a big way and have been thinking about a few things this month. Firstly an update on my life without sugar.  In total I have lost 16lbs since I quit the sweet stuff, but recently I have plateaued.  I have
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