DIY Chalkboard Menu

This was one of the easiest DIY projects I’ve ever done that I feel ridiculous for not doing it sooner. I bought a small tin of chalkboard paint years ago with the intention of making myself a kitchen menu. I’ve always liked writing down a list of all the meals planned for the week (mainly…

When you need something

When you ‘need’ something what is the first thing you do? Just go out and buy it? I’m pretty sure that’s what alot of people do. I like to think of it as “no conscious buying“. And what’s the opposite of that? CONSCIOUS BUYING. Giving great consideration to each and every thing you buy. My…

My guest post at Recycled Fashion

2011 was the year I achieved a few resolutions by the way of the 3Things Project by Oxfam, one of them being to become an Ethical Fashionista. This involved upcycling and recycling clothes. During this time I discovered a mass of great blogs out there who were doing the same thing, one of them was…

How to host an eco-conscious Christmas

My girlfriends and I started a dinner club this year, an excuse to get together monthly and have a great girly chat over a good meal which we all take turn to host. I put my hands up for the first Christmas dinner. With (oddly enough) half of my guests coming from the northern hemisphere…