Tag Archives: green living

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!).…

Green your disposables

Disposable nappies create a huge amount of waste in the world not to mention cost you a lot of money. Which is why I’ve always been a cloth loving crazy lady. But I have had…

Preserving tomatoes

It’s that time of year when our tomato plants are finishing up and the tomatoes are super cheap in the stores. I pulled all my plants out and cooked up the ones I grew. I…

Welcome to the wonderful world of cloth!

Cloth I love you!!! Oh how I love you!!! Why should you love cloth too? Cloth will save you money; truck loads of money; cloth will reduce your waste; oh so so much waste; cloth…

Why haven’t I spent any money on my second child?

My beautiful angel is one today. Wow where did that year go!!! It just flew by so crazy fast. What a whirl wind! So happy birthday to my darling baby Gabriel (as John calls him;…