Lifestyle and Diet

Bees

As you probably saw, it was World Bee Day yesterday. The essential role that they play in sustaining our world has therefore focused my mind that I should start trying to help protect them. Lucky for us the boys’ nanny in Cornwall had been prepared and sent us our very own Bee Saver Kit from …

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Butter

I love a good charity shop find! How cute is this baby butter dish? I have been scouring the charity shops for a while now to find a butter dish (re-using rather than buying new) and have finally found one. I have been looking to make the move away from the plastic containers that butter/margarine …

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Stand-by

Sitting on the floor of my living room playing a board game with the boys, I noticed that my TV box was whirring away even though it was supposedly in standby mode. This got me thinking about how much energy it must be using for the hours and hours a day it is not actually …

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Shower Clock

I have always preferred showers to baths, but in terms of hot water consumption I am not sure my showers always necessarily consume less water, especially if I have the luxury of managing to have one without children banging on the door or killing each other downstairs! So in order to assist both myself and …

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Where do I start?

Luckily I have not been completely useless and have already been: Taking a re-useable bag with me everywhere (it is clipped to my handbag permanently), Taking re-useable water bottles for all of us when we go out, Refusing plastic straws and stirrer’s, Recycling our rubbish (though with bare minimum effort. I will follow that up …

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