My Year of Eco Challenges: Challenge 6 – Being brave in the bathroom department!

Do you scrunch or fold?  Do you use it one sheet or half a roll at a time? Do you buy the eco-version, the cheap version or the luxury comfort version?  Whatever toilet paper related choices you might make and however sparingly you use it, the production of toilet paper has a major impact on
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10 alternatives to clingfilm (plus a couple of bonus ideas)!

We have been living without clingfilm for a couple of months now and it’s great! To start off with I experimented with shower caps (see here), flannels over bowls (see here) and froze pizza dough bases in tea towels (see here), but now we don’t do any of those things – this is what we do: Reusable
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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 like a big challenge, but now I don’t stress myself out if I haven’t actually gone out of my way to give something on a
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The I Quit Blog Fiesta no. 11

  I’ve made it to the 11th I Quit Blog Fiesta after a little bit of a wobble last month (read more here)! This month it is a party for 3, plus all you lovely readers out there. Westywrites has set herself the challenge of preparing to go single use plastic free for Plastic Free
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TheFIREstarter on his no clothes challenge!

Back in September 2013 I started a Year of Eco Challenges.  I decided to take on one challenge for each month of the year and so far have taken on 5 challenges and am preparing for a 6th one!  They include not using shampoo, avoiding supermarkets, buying nothing new or secondhand for myself, trying to
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My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 5!

  For anyone who hasn’t read about My Year of Eco Challenges before I have been setting myself a new challenge each month since September 2013 and so far I have pledged to continue each of my current challenges until the end of the challenge year. They include giving up shampoo, not shopping in supermarkets, buying nothing new
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Fiery home made sugar free salsa recipe

I have three stories to tell about this dish. The first of which is that it didn’t contain sugar and it tasted good! When I say good, even my husband, who isn’t usually a fan of my sugar free food liked it (you can read more here about what my husband usually thinks of my food and here for
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Shopping locally won’t necessarily save you money…

Since quitting the supermarkets, I have found that some things are cheaper in the local shops e.g. bulk rice or bulk soy sauce for example.  However some things are more expensive and you might need to spend some time looking around at the options to work out where is cheapest. I have found that some
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