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Getting An Allotment – The First Few Months

May 7, 2019

“An allotment, you, really?” Has been spoken in shock to me on more than a couple of occasions over the last few months. I’m not particularly green fingered and have…

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I Made The Switch to Natural Deodorant … Here’s What Happened

April 25, 2019

I made the switch to natural deodorant and here’s what happened.  No one wants to smell, it’s kind of a given isn’t it? And the fear for me started in…

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Easy method for testing your broadband speed (non tech way)

April 12, 2019

If your home is like most, having good broadband speed is key to keeping everyone happy and, let’s face it, sane. High speed internet allows the parents of today to…

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Easy Ways To Reduce Plastic Use As A Family

April 10, 2019

Forgetting your reusable bags when shopping and leaving your refillable bottle of water at home is so frustrating. I know the struggle! I’ve spent the last year trying to change…

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Get Your Kids To Eat Anything And Change The Way You Eat As A Family

March 27, 2019

“I’m not eating that!” The dreaded words no parent wants to hear after lovingly cooking a dinner. But it does happen in this house, as I’m sure it does on…

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How To Have A Green Period

March 21, 2019

Did you know that disposable period products are part of the problem in the fight against plastics? So what can you do to help? Periods, a lot of us have them…

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Darwin Forest – A Relaxing Family Break In The Peak District

March 15, 2019

As the rays of early morning sunlight gleam through the trees I stand and listen to the sounds of nature all around me. It’s so peaceful as I lift my…

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