Reduce, re-use, recycle: Handy tips for a healthier future.

I would absolutely love being one of those environmentalist, tree dwellers, living off the land, up-cycling bits of old furniture, no waste etc. No stress, no fuss. However lets get real, it’s not happening anytime soon and I’m pretty sure … Continue reading Reduce, re-use, recycle: Handy tips for a healthier future.

Make do and mend

If the heel falls off a pair of shoes or you get a hole in your jumper, trousers etc what do you do? Do you just throw it away and go buy a new one? If something stops working in the exact way it should but is actually still use-able do you get rid or just make do? My boyfriends computer chair has odd arms, it’s also supposed to vibrate, warm up and massage you. One of our rats decided that the wires looked rather tasty and they chomped through them, leaving the ultimate chill out chair to just be … Continue reading Make do and mend

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

I love a good clear out. Or a proper Spring clean. It is one of my most favourite things to do and it feels amazing. The house looks tidier, you know where everything is, you have so much more space and you feel great! This is good for about three months and then for some strange reason I find myself surrounded by garbage again. Why? Why is this? I’m not a hoarder. At least not in the sense of potentially being crushed to death by a pile of newspapers. Although I admit I do have a tendency to hold on … Continue reading One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.