7 Essential Ways to Eliminate Plastic From Your Life 

With so many of us used to the convenience of plastic, did you know that humans have now produced more in the last 10 years than we did in the whole of last century? In Australia alone, 10 million plastic bags are used a day. Our overuse of plastic is causing alarming amounts of pollution worldwide.

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Growing and Using Herbs in Your Kitchen

Growing your own kitchen herbs benefits you in the long run, since you save both money and time – and enjoy the convenience of fresh herbs exactly when you need them. It is also a great way to involve your children in preparing a meal (and convincing them to eat it).

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7 Reasons to Replace Your Laundry Detergent with Soap Nuts

For those of us who care about the negative effects of pesticides, chemicals and toxic substances on our bodies and in our homes, finding safe, natural alternatives is essential.  Soap nuts are naturally hypoallergenic, anti-fungal and antibacterial.   They are fruit which grow on trees, dry naturally and require no chemical processing to be effective.  Soap nuts are ideal for those who want to switch to an easier, cost effective and natural solution.

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Back to School Skin Essentials

Australia Day is upon us, so that means it's time to think about going back to school. Are you as ready for that as I am? I love the freedom of holidays with long, sunny days spent getting back to nature with the family.  Swimming, picnicking, camping - every day is a new adventure!   But by the end of the holidays I’m starting to struggle to keep my daughter busy and entertained day in and day out…

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How and Why to Start Shopping Locally this Year

Buying from local creators, makers and growers supports small businesses and their families. It also contributes to the local economy. You’ll also find a more unique range of items to choose from that are made or grown straight from the heart.

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7 Eco-friendly Alternatives to Toys for Christmas

Studies show that the fewer toys children have, the more creatively they play.  But what do you give them as Christmas presents if not toys?

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How to Make Re-useable Beeswax Wraps to Decrease Waste

I like to minimise waste where I can – and plastic wrap has got to be the definition of single use plastic waste. In honour of plastic-free July I decided to have a go at making my own eco-friendly reuseable beeswax wraps. A quick google search found a number of tutorials and two different methods. I tried both methods to see which I liked the most.

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Green Foot Mama’s Eco-conscious Christmas Gift Guide

Looking to gift the spiritual, eco-loving, ethical living green goddess in your life?  This go-to guide has plenty of eco-conscious, sustainable products that will make your loved ones glow with

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