Lessons learned about Christmas tree shopping

Note to self: A Christmas tree in a field looks much smaller than a Christmas tree in a front room! Yesterday we trotted off to Ashburton Christmas tree farm and it was fab! There were loads if different height trees and we found a lovely one. A lovely man cut it down and rammed itContinue reading “Lessons learned about Christmas tree shopping”

The bread makers

It had to happen – we are now making our own bread! Mark and Samuel love bread so I found a second hand bread maker and managed to get it for £15 – bargain. Both the boys are really into it as it takes about 3 minutes to put all the ingredients in and theContinue reading “The bread makers”

Seriously….reusable toilet paper!

I have been reading lots of other sustainability blogs over the last few weeks and this may be the most challenging yet…..could we switch to reusable toilet paper or “family cloths”? There are a fair few sites and options out there but I do wonder whether using toilet paper really affects our carbon footprint toContinue reading “Seriously….reusable toilet paper!”