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Meat Free Monday Recipes

In David Attenborough 2021 address he called upon us all to think about ways we can create a positive impact on our planet. “It’s a crucial moment in our history. This could be a year for positive change, for ourselves, for our planet and for the wonderful creatures with which we share it. A year…

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Buying Second Hand Clothes

Photo by Ksenia Chernaya on Pexels.com There are thousands of ideas about how to reduce ones personal footprint and make a positive impact on the environment around you. One such way is to rethink how we buy our clothing. Buying second hand clothes can be an absolute bargain. It allows you to buy the brands…

Christmas bauble cupcakes

Over the years I've seen so many Christmas Cupcake ideas but these are just so creative! You can either make them just so the top looks like a bauble or bake the cupcakes in silicon dome moulds and make the whole cupcake round which looks really authentic. My favourite decorations are made by melting candy melts and White Chocolate then brushing the mixture into dome moulds, then once set brushing them with edible shimmer powder and your choice of either piped or fondant decoration.

Environmentally Mindful Periods

As we are all increasing our awareness of our impact not he environment we are becoming more conscious shoppers and looking for alternatives to reduce our waste. One huge waste creator is menstrual pads and tampons. Pads & Tampons make up for around 200,000 tonnes of waste per year and because most of them contain plastic, they take thousands of years to breakdown. Luckily for those that like the traditional period solutions of pads and tampons there are many brands that are now creating environmentally friendly versions. One Australian company doing this is Bamboo Babe, their pads are 100% bamboo, biodegradable and compostable.

“I am raising a son that your daughter will be safe with. I PROMISE!

Now I'm the first to agree that we as parents hold a huge responsibility when it comes to changing the pattern of violence against women, children, family, friends, and human beings alike. But for some reason this quote really got me thinking. Upon reading it I felt pressure and honestly I'm still reflecting on why I feel this way.

CHRISTMAS TERRARIUMS

Christmas Terraiums are great inexpensive decorations or presents. They're super fun to make and the whole family can get involved. They keep well and can be used as table centre pieces, mantlepiece decorations, or coffee table talking pieces. The process is simple just follow the following steps and you will have a beautiful Christmas Terrarium in no time at all.

Toddler Christmas Crafts Part 1: The Grinch

So my 2.5 year old is completely obsessed with the grinch both the animation and the Jim Carrey version. We've got to the point that he wants to dress up to the grinch and listen to "You're a Mean One, Mr Grinch" by Tyler, The Creator on repeat. But as we all know its not healthy to watch the Grinch on repeat all day, although he might like it so I'm hoping these Grinch crafts I've found online will fill the void.