Week 28 of the living natural project takes a look at how to reduce plastic packaging in the bathroom by replacing bottles of bubble bath with DIY bath bombs. I’m a few weeks behind in my challenge. 11 weeks to be precise….I’ve been really sick and 6 weeks on I feel back on track and… Continue reading Alternative to buying bottles of bubble bath? DIY bath bombs
Week 27 of the natural living project takes a look at a simple switch I made in the kitchen to wrap foods in a sustainable way. So without further ado…. say hello to my new best friend in the kitchen. The bees wax wrap. One of my shiny sparkly besties gave me a pack of… Continue reading Jumping on the Bees Wax Wrap Band Waggon
Week 26 of the living natural project takes a look at how to make a bread bag. I didn’t do plastic free July. I just knew I would not be successful. The last few months have been challenging. A family with constant colds, change of job, winter blues and generally low energy levels have all… Continue reading DIY Bread Bag
Week 25 of the living natural project takes a look at an alternative to plastic toothbrushes. I was surprised to read at the War On Waste plastic toothbrushes and containers for dental floss and toothpaste can only be recycled through a free program run by terracycles and colgate. So don’t go throwing these items in the… Continue reading Alternative to plastic toothbrushes
Week 24 of the living natural project takes a look at saving our shoes. In 2009ish I bought a pair of super fabulous leather boots. They were hands down the coolest boots I have and will ever own. They set me back a pretty penny, but I knew they were worth the investment and would… Continue reading Save the shoes!
Week 23 of the living natural project takes a look at sustainable living in my own backyard. The family is putting on our green thumbs and starting a seasonal veggie patch. We’ve enjoyed growing herbs, chillies, chives, tomatoes and the the odd fruit and veg with a respectable amount of success. But never really planted… Continue reading Sustainable living in the backyard
Week 22 of the living natural project takes a look at how we can make a difference through a simple letter. It’s winter, I’m at the tail end of cold and feel the chill settling in. On the bright side, it’s a great time to drink lots of immune boosting kombucha and hot honey and… Continue reading Writing for change