Being eco-aware and Earth friendly as a family can be quite difficult. Obviously, two almost-two year old boys don't grasp the idea of "Darling, please turn the tap off, we can't waste water." Or "Please turn the light off, electricity is expensive." But we are working on that. What we can do as parents, though, is… Continue reading Eco-living and values for the family!
Is it possible? It's something that I would love to achieve. Last week I realised how much our recycling had gone down. We recently started getting raw milk which is delivered in a 10L bucket that gets sent back to the farm every week. And we keep our milk in big glass 2.2L jugs in… Continue reading A plastic-free life…
When we found out we were pregnant, we were stoked. When we found out it was twins, we were scared. And to be honest, a little sad.Let me explain. It's not as bad as it sounds. For me, I had my ideas and ideals already in my mind about how I wanted to bring a… Continue reading The Hippie Ambitions of a Twin Mum – Part 1
Jacob's Amazing Gardening Skills. And building skills. He knocked this up in one day! Yeah, he's a legend. Let the planting begin!
I have a serious problem.(Well, according to Jacob.)I love jars.I collect them (sort of).I have a stash of them.I use them everyday.Ok, maybe it's not a serious problem. But I love finding ways to reuse jars. Whether it's putting some chopped herbs in them to keep on the window sill, making a tonic or a tincture,… Continue reading Recycling Jars.
Yay for recycling and re-purposing! These are some sweet ideas you can try! Give it a go and let me know!Reuse those old T's & knit (or crochet) yourself some handy washclothes.via craftsterCandlelit Sav Blanc? Sure! Thanks! (ps. Mom, think Christmas!)via Elle UKReuse the gift wrap and save your books!(Sneaky for the embarrassing romance novels on the train)via real simpleMaps,… Continue reading Reuse the Refuse!
So, somewhere, somehow (as a marketing ploy of course), someone proclaimed today as "National Fried Chicken Day". Granted this is probably more of an American day than anywhere else.But before you go off to KFC to partake in such a strange day, please watch this.http://www.kentuckyfriedcruelty.com/swf/pam_kfc_320.swfWatch more videos at KentuckyFriedCruelty.com.Ok. This is made me so angry… Continue reading It’s National Fried Chicken Day!
The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day
The more and more I get fed up with consumerism and especially people's ignorance toward disposable world, The Story of Stuff says it all for me...Check out the rest of the videos and info here.
I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use. - Mother Teresa (1910-1997), A Gift for God, 1975.