A sustainable Christmas

So coming up is the most expensive, stressful and indulgent time of year - you guessed it Christmas! I am not a great lover of Christmas however Mark and Samuel still believes in Father Christmas so I have no escape. These are some of the things we will be trying to do to be as... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Swaps

Throughout the last ten months we have been looking at ways to swap our everyday items for something more sustainable so this is a glimpse into what we have changed and what we haven't! Firstly keeping our bodies clean. We started using soap instead of shower gel and tried to get soap with no packaging... Continue Reading →

Lessons learned from our hols

We are just back after a week's holiday up North and in Somerset seeing lots of family and we probably had our worst time in terms of sustainability since we started the year. The holiday started off badly with both me and Mark being very under the weather and feeling sorry for ourselves - Samuel... Continue Reading →

My day of shopping

Since starting our year we have often been asked "What exactly are you buying now?" "What is different?" So this blog is trying to explain where we are up to - we are not totally there yet - wherever there is! Mark keeps complaining the fridge is empty and it is definitely emptier from the... Continue Reading →

The bread makers

It had to happen - we are now making our own bread! Mark and Samuel love bread so I found a second hand bread maker and managed to get it for £15 - bargain. Both the boys are really into it as it takes about 3 minutes to put all the ingredients in and the... Continue Reading →

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