Not as Dairy Free as I thought

I have considered myself basically dairy free since about half way through my last pregnancy, my asthma had become terrible, I was taking my inhalers more than I ever had in my life and was even waking in the night having asthma attacks, my asthma up to this point was fairly mild and usually only…

Zero Waste = Scary, LESS waste = Totally doable

I love the Zero Waste movement and think it is amazing that there are people achieving so much for the environment, but I doubt that I am alone in feeling rather overwhelmed by the very idea of ZERO waste and sometimes the all or nothing part of our brains kick in and unfortunately it’s not…

Better late than never to the Homemade stock party

So I am rather late to this party, it’s always intimidated me, the idea of making my own stock from the chicken carcass, I think a certain amount of it was thinking I would muck it up because the boys would distract me and with homeschooling and a business time was a huge obstacle. Then…

Boobalou – Review

Boobalou is an online eco shop, it sells such a wide range of things from reusable nappies to plastic free hair brushes and everything eco you could need really, my latest order from them was for a nappy wrap, large wet bag deodorants and shampoo bars and I am super happy with them all, this…

Making jam tarts with toddler tomorrow

My writing warm up blog post today was going to be about upcycling packaging from amazon (ludicrous amounts for the tinniest item so plenty of materials to play with) into toddler art wrapping paper and underwater scenes, but whilst search the pictures on my computer I realised the one I want was on my phone…

No Shampoo but lovely hair

I stopped using shampoo and conditioner a few months ago, I was worried that my hair would be greasy but was determined to try it as I wanted to reduce the chemicals in our house as we have two young boys, I also wanted to reduce our negative impact on the environment, less chemical washed…