Category Archives: save money

Reduce your waste kitchen appliances

I do love some helpful awesome kitchen appliances; I’m actually a bit of an appliance whore. I have decluttered and so I have only kept the ones I use regularly! I wanted to share some…

Breadmaker sour dough

We’ve (well Mr Ecochick has) been making bread for years now and we’ve now moved onto making our bread totally waste free by using a sourdough starter a girlfriend gave us. Woohoo for totally waste…

Waste free laundry

Waste free laundry; crazy? Yep it’s totally a thing. I’m totally make it a thing and I’m loving it!! So what am I on about? Just think plastic pegs, plastic wash baskets, plastic containers with chemicals…

Wholefood, waste free second birthday party

All too often party’s (especially ones for children) are full of processed foods and sugar and lots of waste. So for all the parties we’ve had for the boys is generally just a family affair (except…

Wholefood waste free kids lunches

I wanted to share some of John’s wholefood waste free lunches that he takes to kindy when he does full days. I’m a strong believer in just eating real food (JERF) so let’s keep it…

Ecofy your children’s clothing

Today’s wonderful guest post comes from the lovely Jess Berentson-Shaw from the wonderful Muka kids. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and fantastic ideas with us all. We need to talk about clothing production there are some…

Where does this Ecochick shop?

People often ask me where I shop and how I save money on shopping. So I thought I’d share where and how we shop. I must add we’re vegetarian and cook from scratch so that…

Beco potty giveaway

Having kids creates waste but it doesn’t have to. Getting your kids out of nappies and into undies can help reduce your waste a lot. With John I didn’t push him to toilet train at…

Easy berry smoothie

We love smoothies at our home and eat them almost everyday especially in the Spring/ Summertime. We often have a smoothie for breakfast on the weekdays or if we don’t have one for breakfast we’ll…

Metal, metal metal you rock!

Metal is an amazing plastic alternative and is fantastic at helping you reduce your waste. I always chose metal, wood, glass or cloth over plastic. Every time! Here are my metal alternatives often they are…