How to make Baking more Sustainable & my Favourite Cookies Recipes

I used to gift cookies to my kids teachers as gifts. They’re a lot simpler to make and transport than cup cakes so I’m always on the hunt for eye-catching cookies that are easy to make, which rules out iced cookies. Life’s too short to wait for icing to dry! This article features my favouriteContinue reading “How to make Baking more Sustainable & my Favourite Cookies Recipes”

Sustainable-ish Hallowe’en – Food & Table Decorations

I love a good party, and to be honest I like the planning as much as the attending. In my time I’ve spent way too much time on Pinterest finding low waste ways to achieve high party impact. So you don’t have to spend hours doing the same, here are some of my favourite sustainableContinue reading “Sustainable-ish Hallowe’en – Food & Table Decorations”

Sustainable-ish Hallowe’en Costumes, Decorations & Treats

Halloween used to be my favourite time of the year. It was the one holiday that didn’t involve buying copious amounts of gifts and seem to involve more fun than preparation. Well I can no longer say that this is the case. I have found that avoiding plastic at Halloween is impossible if you’re goingContinue reading “Sustainable-ish Hallowe’en Costumes, Decorations & Treats”

Self-Sufficiency and Jam

Maybe it was that quirky TV sitcom from the seventies; The Good Life, that led to my hankering for a life of self-sufficiency. It’s a hankering that’s existed for the longest while and one I feed frequently with articles about growing your own fruit and veg, preserving it through the winter and stocking your ownContinue reading “Self-Sufficiency and Jam”