Eco New Year!!

Happy New Year everyone! How are we all doing?  Now I know many of us are pleased to be in 2021, and perhaps this year we can be more eco-friendly. As the saying goes: "We don't need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly."   Here I will [...]

Merry Christmas Everyone!

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!! I hope you are all well and are taking care of yourself. This is possibly one of the strangest Christmases we'll ever have (hopefully anyway). Whatever you may be doing, cherish the little things and look forward to brighter days ahead. Thank you for all of your support so far as well. It [...]

Make you own Decorations – Dried Orange Slices.

Decorate your presents with eco-friendly options. If you are looking for craft ideas to keep you occupied over Christmas, look no further than the humble orange. These dried oranges look lovely on trees and garlands, as well as to use when wrapping gifts - and they're plastic free and smell AMAZING!!   Here's how you [...]

Poetry Mondays – The Reminder by Thomas Hardy.

The Reminder.   While I watch the Christmas blazePaint the room with ruddy rays,Something makes my vision glideTo the frosty scene outside. There, to reach a rotting berry,Toils a thrush, — constrained to veryDregs of food by sharp distress,Taking such with thankfulness. Why, O starving bird, when IOne day's joy would justify,And put misery out [...]

Easy Nature Crafts – Number 3 – Popcorn Garland for Birds.

Hello, I'm back with another super quick and simple craft idea, that is plastic free and also provides food for the birds.  Of course, using popcorn as Christmas decoration isn't anything new, it has been done for decades. Whilst it may not be the shiniest or the glitziest, it is very effective and it has [...]