One of my favourite eco swaps has been unpaper towels. And they didn't cost a penny. I still use paper towels to clean up cat sick and for wax making related spills but otherwise I use old cheeky Wipes, and muslins. I keep a box by the backdoor ready to take out to the washing … Continue reading Unpaper Towels
Yes, I'm a big weirdo. I love cleaning. And tidying. And obsessively organising things into boxes. And also drawstring bags because that's the first thing I learnt how to do on my sewing machine. After watching Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners I was really into the virtues of bleach but recently I've been trying to only buy … Continue reading Review: Eco Friendly and Cruelty Free Cleaning Products.
As you know I love crafts and trying to get outdoors more with Tiny especially as we live somewhere so beautiful. I also love getting things in the post so I was delighted to be gifted the new Mud and Bloom subscription box. The Mud and Bloom Box is a monthly nature and gardening activity box aimed … Continue reading Review: Mud and Bloom Box.
My brother-in-law has been promising to give Tiny his old wardrobe for a few months now... once he eventually clears it out. It looks like it might actually happen this week so I've been sorting Tiny's heaps of hand-me-downs into sizes ready to put in the wardrobe. We're the last of our friends and family … Continue reading Wardrobe Dividers: A useful creative task to do with your toddler.
I've discovered that babies are cute but expensive and really bad for the environment. As Tiny has gotten older we've tried to be more environmentally friendly as a family. Here's a few tips to reduce your small human's carbon footprint. 1. Cloth nappies. I recommend Tots Bots. According to The Centre for Sustainable Energy newborn babies … Continue reading How to be more eco friendly with a baby.
Or CSPs, or snuggle lady blankets. I'm obsessed. I became interested in the concept when I was on maternity leave and really loving cloth nappies. Then I made the mistake of typing cloth pads into Etsy. I didn't need all that money anyhow. Why are cloth pads so great I hear you ask? They are … Continue reading Cloth Sanitary Pads: A Monthly Game Changer