It’s been ages since I’ve written a crafting blog post. Mostly because, despite plans to the contrary, my schedule hasn’t really allowed for much creativity of late. This post may seem frivolous to some and it kinda is, but that’s my intention. Some of the sustainable living blogs I follow can be quite depressing, not […]
I know that Valentines is a bit of a way off at the moment but I always like to give some lead-in-time for craft projects. You may think that Valentines is just another excuse to get us spending money, and you’d be right, but it doesn’t have to be. I heard something a long time […]
This Christmas there is a new enemy in town; swaths of single-use wrapping paper. Why? Sure isn’t it recyclable? If you’ve read my post ‘Why Recycling isn’t the Answer‘, you’ll understand that recycling typically leaves us with an energy / resources deficit and isn’t a silver bullet to our waste problem.
I promise not to bombard you with Chrimbo posts but realistically if you’re hoping to make some presents this year you’ll need to get moving and so here is some early inspiration to help get you organised. One bit of advice; don’t overload yourself with making handmade presents for everyone. Just pick one or two, […]
I’m not the type of parent that feels the need to fill every hour of my kids’ days with entertainment. I think boredom is a great encourager of creativity and I feel that my kids, now 9 and 7, are more than capable of being responsible for their own entertainment. That said it’s nice to […]