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Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is all about reducing our impact on the environment whilst still having fun! Here, you’ll find lots of tried and tested hints and tips including how you can reduce waste, the low-down on recycling, easy things you can do to cut down on plastic, how to start or improve your organic garden and information about shopping for Fairtrade products.

There are so many easy things you can do to live in a more sustainable way as you go about your everyday tasks. Once you’ve dived in and made a few simple changes you’ll find forming new habits is even easier and you may even get addicted to sustainable living!!

Ciabatta Recipe

I have been baking this ciabatta recipe for years. To me, it’s the perfect loaf; chewy yet airy with a good crust and a slightly tangy, sour flavour. It lo...
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10 Winning Organic Garden Pest Control Methods

If you have ever attempted to grow vegetables, the chances are that you have also experienced the disappointment and frustration of seeing your plants and cr...
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Six Easy Tips to Help You Nail Waste Free Shopping

Now that many supermarkets and big chain stores have chosen to ban plastic bags at the checkout (great move we think), most of you will be getting into the h...
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5 Easy Things to do This Year That Make a Difference

Do you normally think about or make resolutions every time a new year rolls around..?? The dawning of an entirely new year and a clean page in a pristine bla...
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8 Sustainable Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love You For

I hate to say it but Christmas is only a little over 3 weeks away…Yikes….!! To help you avoid last minute panic and over spending, I’ve put together 8...
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‘Chemical Free’: it’s Nonsense and Here’s Why

Recently, a Facebook follower of ours pulled us up. She had noticed that one of our Vendors was claiming their products were ‘chemical free’ and she righ...
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Better than Nutella Recipe (this is life changing).

Who loves Nutella.....??? Everyone...?? OK well I'll let you in on a little secret. This 'Hazelnut' spread has less just 13% hazelnuts and more sugar than co...
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How Safe is Your Natural Dog Shampoo?

The picture at the top is my dog. He’s called Teddy and has a nasty habit of rolling in dead things or poo.... He likes living in the house with us and so...
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Health & Wellbeing

This is where you’ll find all things ‘Healthy Living’. We're talking about diet, exercise, mindfulness, sleep, relationships and more. We take a holist...

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Natural Beauty

We’re here to help guide you through the do’s and don’ts of natural beauty. A lot of skincare is full of harmful chemicals but we'll help you understan...

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Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is all about reducing our impact on the environment whilst still having fun! Here, you’ll find lots of tried and tested hints and tips i...

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Your Healthy Home

Creating a healthy home environment can have a positive impact on you and your family. Using non toxic cleaning products and reducing the number of chemicals...

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