Irish Design (& sometimes Irish made) 2021 Calendars

Guess what I’m in the market for? And I’m delighted to report that if you’re in need of a calendar we’ve some stunning ones to choose from. Here are the ones I found on my internet travels. Some are printed in Ireland and some are printed on recycled paper. All are by Irish based illustrators,Continue reading “Irish Design (& sometimes Irish made) 2021 Calendars”

Sustainable Ethical Nurseries and Kids Rooms

A little lockdown love has resulted in plenty of pandemic pregnancies and the promise of a bounty of bounce-back babies come next January. If that applies to you, congrats! I’ve got pretty much every aspect of parenting covered on this website so if you want to be a planet-positive parent fear not. That’s not toContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Nurseries and Kids Rooms”

How to Repair Your Stuff! 2021

Materialism gets a bad rap in our overdeveloped world and often the criticism is warranted. When we typically use the term materialistic we’re referring to individuals that prioritise the pursuit of material goods over all else, like an alcoholic and their next drink. At its core, materialism is about the valuing of goods, and forContinue reading “How to Repair Your Stuff! 2021”

Second-hand Stores in Ireland 2021

This blog post was born after I was called ‘tight’ (Irish slang for mean with money) in a Freecycle group for asking for something inexpensive.  The rude commentator expressed amazement at my request for an item that could be bought for €5 in a shop. I explained that I only needed the item for 2Continue reading “Second-hand Stores in Ireland 2021”