Small Changes, Big Difference for Organic September

Small Changes, Big Difference for Organic September

This month the Soil Association has launched a campaign to promote the benefits of switching to organic products, whether that’s food, cosmetic products or clothing, it is trying to show how each person or family making one small change will make a big difference. Their website states: “From more bees and hedgerows to ensuring shorter … Continue reading

Summer round-up

Summer round-up

Things have gone a little quiet here on Greenermums over the last couple of months and I can tell you (as I’m sure any mums or dads among you will know) this is 100% down to being totally and utterly distracted by running around after the children. July heralds the start of the chaos with countless … Continue reading

Faith in Nature – free delivery in June

Faith in Nature – free delivery in June

Just wanted to pass on details for getting free delivery with the on-line store Faith in Nature (www.faithinnature.co.uk). I promise I don’t work for them or anything I just LOVE their products, love shopping online and love getting free delivery (it’s the bargain hunter in me!!) ;-) There’s no code or anything you just need to … Continue reading

10 reasons to get your kids outdoors!

10 reasons to get your kids outdoors!

My daughter said to me the other day “I want to live more like you used to. I want to be less digitalised and not always be on my ipod or on the computer.” Specifially actually she was talking to me about the lost art of letter writing and asked if I could show her … Continue reading

You are what you eat!

You are what you eat!

So everyone’s heard the saying “You are what you eat” which basically boils down to two very simple equations: Healthy food = healthy body Unhealthy food = unhealthy body. It’s simple really and I think on the whole we all know this. The tricky part comes when making our daily food choices. As a society, … Continue reading

What’s your vice?

What’s your vice?

In case you didn’t realise it’s the start of Lent tomorrow- Ash Wednesday – which of course means it’s Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) today, and we know what that means….PANCAKES!! Yum!! I can’t claim to know all the exact ins and outs of the religious associations with Easter but I know enough to know that Lent … Continue reading

Waste Not Want Not!

Waste Not Want Not!

I watched a documentary this week aptly entitled “What a Waste” about how in the UK alone we throw away almost 7 million tons of food each year. I had actually read this headline previously in the newspaper following a campaign run by the Government called Wrap (Waste & Resources Action Programme) which revealed the extent … Continue reading

New Year, New You?

New Year, New You?

I love this part of the year- I think the majority of people start to reflect on the highs and lows of the year gone by, lament the speed at which it has passed and then start to plan for a bigger and better year the next. I usually have a whole long list of … Continue reading