In one of her recent youtube videos the amazing Lucy (Lulastic & the hippyshake) mentioned the importance of connecting with nature on a daily basis, for those who don’t follow her (you really should!) She lives in a yurt, on an off-grid homestead in New Zealand with her family so gets the opportunity to connect… Continue reading Connecting with nature
One of our favourite ways to bring the outdoors into our lives in a big way is by camping for our holidays. We always camp here in the UK and will usually get in a visit to our favourite site along with a couple of new ones every summer. We’ve been camping for as long… Continue reading Top tips for camping with preschoolers
I love my menstrual cup. Just love it. And I say that as a person the just 4 years ago had never heard of them (despite using cloth pads) and then 3.5 years ago heard about them and scoffed, then giggled, then became curious. You see I’ve never gotten on with tampons, they poked, they… Continue reading Choosing a menstrual cup
Babies and the frugal mama It’s no secret that my journey to less waste is a byproduct of my desire to live frugally, I bought preloved, cooked from scratch, and carried my own water/snacks way before I considered the impact I was having on the planet. Back then it was seen as being cheap to… Continue reading Preparing for baby
Oh my gosh, I’m so into sourdough right now. I’ve named my starter (Sally sourdough, obviously) and like to give her a little chit chat through the day as I’m passing her spot on the mantlepiece. If you’ve ever maintained a sourdough starter you’ll know that before you feed it you have to throw most… Continue reading Sourdough discard crackers
Once was a time when women welcomed and celebrated the new moon, where they came together to support one another, share wisdom and feast. Then came the times where no-one spoke about menstruation, where it was swept away on a tide of bleached plastic/cotton and ladies wearing white jeans, riding horses… Lucky for us the tides… Continue reading That Time of the Month?
So you know when you go to the fruit & veg section of the supermarket and next to the banks of apples, pears, carrots etc there are little plastic produce bags? They are there for your convenience, to keep your lovely purchases from rolling around or worse still… touching veg of other types! Yesterday I… Continue reading Set your produce free!