My Zero Waste Journey So Far

I started this journey towards zero waste about 3 years ago and have made a lot of progress but still have a long way to go. I thought it might be helpful if I documented some of the milestones, so I could have a better sense of where I am and where I want to … Continue reading My Zero Waste Journey So Far

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How To Make Delicious Vegan Cream & Tasty Carrot and Black Pepper Hummus

Aquafaba almost sounds like something you'd say to cast a spell. Fitting, because this is indeed a magical ingredient. But what is it? Simply Chickpea juice! In my last post, I talked about my discovery of the astonishing countless uses of chickpeas. I continue to explore its many possibilities including gorgeous cream... Aquafaba has some … Continue reading How To Make Delicious Vegan Cream & Tasty Carrot and Black Pepper Hummus

Ten Ways To Love Planet Earth On Valentine’s Day

1) Go Plastic Free https://youtu.be/2Z0XSUVOp7s 2) Switch off gadgets and lights when you leave a room 3) Take the train, a bike or walk 4) Use less https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi_2J6kDnB9jEi1RvVF82MRSBKatgptxD 5) Reuse what you already have 6) Recycle when something isn't reusable 7) Don't be afraid to speak up for the planet 8) Make Your Own 9) … Continue reading Ten Ways To Love Planet Earth On Valentine’s Day

The Art of Spinning Gold Out Of Straw / Or How Cornucopia [The Horn of Plenty] was revealed to me in a Flash of Lighting & The Practice of Zero Waste

Dear Reader, my apologies for my absence these last few weeks, my husband has been quite unwell and life just snowballed, so its only now that I'm catching my breath. Thanks to The Powers That Be, he is slowly improving. It has been a strange often surreal exhausting time, a haze of disinfectant sprays, wipes, … Continue reading The Art of Spinning Gold Out Of Straw / Or How Cornucopia [The Horn of Plenty] was revealed to me in a Flash of Lighting & The Practice of Zero Waste

Upcycling Juice Boxes, Milk Cartons, Tissue Boxes & Other Common HouseHold Items

Recently I have been thinking more and more about how I need to do more as regards recycling. Its not just enough anymore to wash my cartons out and sort them for the trash, I want to find ways to reduce the amount of waste I produce and one way of doing that is to … Continue reading Upcycling Juice Boxes, Milk Cartons, Tissue Boxes & Other Common HouseHold Items

How To DIY Heat Neck Pillows, Hand Warmers & Other Heat Packs To Keep You Warm & Cosy!

So Autumn is most definitely here and in a ideal world, it should be something like this: Instead its usually more like this: So if your autumn is more like mine with long damp days and dark chilly nights, we could all do with a little warmth and cheer. Solution, make your own fabulous heat … Continue reading How To DIY Heat Neck Pillows, Hand Warmers & Other Heat Packs To Keep You Warm & Cosy!

How to Make Fermented Probiotic Ginger Ale at Home & Thoughts on ‘The Girl Who Waited’

It's been a strange start to September, hot and humid and now cold and wet, all in the space of four days but thats the west of Ireland for you. I had some raw ginger root in the house and thought some natural fermented Ginger Ale is just what I need, something that will hit … Continue reading How to Make Fermented Probiotic Ginger Ale at Home & Thoughts on ‘The Girl Who Waited’