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…

This years theme for Zero Waste Week 2015!

Each year the excitement builds during the wait to find out the latest theme for Zero Waste Week. When Rachelle Strauss of Zero Waste Week emailed me recently with the…

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…