Day 6: Simple Swaps for a Sustainable Bathroom

Instead of bringing you a recipe today, we thought we’d mix things up by sharing some of the sustainable products we're trying this week and where you can get your hands on them. Simple Swaps for a Sustainable Bathroom Solid Shampoo & Conditioner Bars by Friendly Soaps Why swap? Friendly Soap bars are plastic free, …

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Day 1: Butternut Squash and Spinach Pasta

It was Day 1 and we were ready to embrace change. From the moment we woke up the sun was shining, the flowers were in full bloom and the baby had given us a full night's sleep! Day 1 Menu Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal (Shreddies) Lunch: Butternut Squash & Spinach Pasta (recipe below) Dinner: 'Naked …

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Meat-Free May: Are you up for the challenge?

After the National Geographic documentary "Before The Flood" piqued our curiosity, we finally decided it was time to take drastic measures. Although we are not confident enough to commit to sustaining a vegan diet, we are excited to try a whole month going "Meat-Free"! Let's be clear: we are giving up all meat products, however …

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Of course it’s recyclable… isn’t it?

In the UK, we have been doing our household recycling every day for almost 17 years, so we obviously know what we're doing, right? We can tell our PTE from our LDPE, can't we? Anyway, all packaging tells us whether it can be recycled, doesn't it? The answer is almost definitely no! Since turning our …

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A Sunny Sunday in Stourhead

Another Sunday, another 'staycation', and this week we visited the stunning Stourhead House & Gardens. The 2,650 acre estate lies in the Wiltshire countryside, around 25 minutes drive south-west of Warminster. Gifted to the National Trust in 1946 by it's last named proprietor, Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, the property is steeped in history & …

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Expectation VS Reality – House or Holiday?

As a newlywed twenty-something, it has become apparent that life is full of expectations. As if the process of planning a wedding wasn't quite demanding enough, the assumption is that you will get a 'real' job, buy a house and create 1 of your 2.4 children on your wedding night. It's so cliché yet blazé it's …

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