DIY Raised Vegetable Planter

Raised vegetable planters are a great way to grow vegetables. Even better if you can make your own! Raised planters keep everything growing where it is meant to be, are…

Sad news and 11 handbags

My grandma died recently. She was 90 when she died and she was an absolute inspiration to me.  She was happily married for over 60 years and lived to see…

Why You are in the Pocket of Big Recycling

I don’t usually publish guest posts on my blog, but I found this one really interesting.  I have the mantra ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ (in that order) at the back of…

I’ve lost count…

I’m on day 17 of the Minimalism Game (read more here) and I’m really starting to see the benefits.  I had a good clear out of one of my kitchen cupboards…

I just couldn’t resist…

You know me – always up for a challenge!  Well you would have thought that having bought nothing for myself for 10 (now 11) months and trying to give things away…

Purple cauliflowers and a water pistol!

Since finishing my year of eco challenges, I still haven’t stepped foot in a supermarket and when I did my food shopping the other day I found two quite unexpected…

The end of My Year of Eco Challenges!!!

My Year of Eco Challenges has come to an end!!!  It’s been an amazing year, full of adventures, changed habits and money saved. I’ve pushed myself to the limits in…