As you can imagine my brood is growing up fast, this means that their need for clothes can get to be quite expensive, so how do I kit my kids out without breaking the bank or draining resources. The answer is preloved! My most recent purchases have saved me a small fortune as I've been … Continue reading Loving preloved.
As I've blogged on the use of single use plastics I decided to follow up a little more on the use of tin cans, they're a widely available, widely recyclable product. Used for human food and of course pet foods. My family & I have both a pet dog and a pet cat, so whilst … Continue reading Reducing my use of single use plastics.
You can't beat an ice cold drink slurped through a straw on a warm summer day, but have you thought what happens afterwards? you throw it in the bin as every good citizen would right? Sadly these brightly coloured straws are generally not recyclable so end up going to land fill or worse still … Continue reading Single use plastics, Can we avoid them?
If you're like me you may very well have watched BBC's Blue planet on tv. What effect did it have on you? For me it raised the issue of how we as a population deal with the disposal of single use plastics, known within the media as "The blue planet effect". It also made … Continue reading Plastic, Fantastic?
Let's get down and dirty.... By which I mean making compost! Home composting really is quite easy, let's face it if I can do it anyone can as I really do not have green fingers by any stretch of the imagination! You'll save a considerable amount of waste going to landfill and you'll be making … Continue reading Home Composting
How do I save energy? I'm all about having an easier life and having such a large family comes at a price, not just financially but also enviromentally. I have been energy aware since being a child with parents who did their best to save money on the unavoidable costs of energy. I think I … Continue reading How do I save energy?
My first blog! Being energy efficent has always been in the back of my mind, with having such a large family I'm concious of saving money as well as saving energy. With this in mind here's my tips on how you can save yourself some money as well as reduce your energy consumption. After having … Continue reading Renewable Energy