Category Archives: alternatives

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…

Repainting a metal bookcase

I had this colourful old metal bookcase from when I was a student (I think I paid about $40 for it 10 years ago). It served me well in my student days and beyond. So…

Bathtime

When bathing or showering your children no doubt you’ll use some kind of product in the bathwater and on your kids to get them nice and clean (let’s face it kids can get super dirty!).…