White Monday – Conscious Consumerism

In Britain alone, it’s estimated that we’ll spend £7 billion over Black Friday weekend. In a world of over-stuffed wardrobes, un-used tools and useless trinkets, do we need to keep mindlessly consuming? Many of the people who spend on Black Friday will be getting themselves into debt – for a bargain. All for what? To…

Ethical Advent Day 13 – Zero Waste Crackers

Welcome to my Ethical Advent Calendar Day 13. Today is all about crackers! Great fun, shame about the waste… Here is my solution – my favourite Christmas decoration of all. Stunning, reusable metal crackers. Passed down through my family – I’m not sure for how long exactly – but they are the true zero waste…

Ethical Advent Day 4 – 4 Waste Free Christmas Wrapping Tips

My absolute favourite way to be eco-friendly (and also save money) at Christmas has to be getting inventive with wrapping presents. Once you get hooked on this, you’ll have so much fun and won’t want to go back to boring old wrapping paper! Here are the ways I like to save wrapping paper and have…

Random Causes… Save Money & Rubbish – Zero Waste Week 2014

Do you want to leave a better planet for your children and grand-children to grow up on? Do you want to save money? Well, I’ve got a great little challenge to share with you as part of Zero Waste Week. It’s fun, it’s easy and all it requires is a little effort! You don’t have…

Random Stuff I Like … Homewares

It’s Monday. It’s grey and wet, and you’re probably a bit bored of all the election news by now. So, if like me you’ve been messing around online and looking at pretty things you’d like to buy, you’ll probably love this great stuff I’ve found. And because you can never have too many cushions, here’s…