Category: Environment

Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 4

Tap Water to Rain Water I like big butts and I cannot lie…big waterbutts to harvest all the lovely rain we get in the UK! Since moving house a little over a year ago we hadn’t done much in way of making our garden… Continue Reading “Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 4”

Earth Day: 10 Acts of Green

This Saturday 22nd April is Earth Day, a day in which we need to take action to fight climate change and appreciate the beauty of our planet. The official Earth Day Newtork set out to help make 1 billion acts of green when it started out. It has been… Continue Reading “Earth Day: 10 Acts of Green”

Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 3

Landfill to Composting This week we’ve turned our attention to what we are throwing out. We already recycle our paper, plastic, cans and glass thanks to our local council making it pretty easy with separate collections for all of these. What we noticed is… Continue Reading “Eco-Exchange Challenge: Week 3”

Eco-Exchange: Week 2

Detergent to Soap Nuts Welcome to the second week in our 52 week eco-exchange challenge. This week we’ve turned our attentions to household products. There are many possibilities for exchange here and we started with something we do very often with a toddler in the… Continue Reading “Eco-Exchange: Week 2”

Upcycling: Pots

Rick and I are fairly into interior design in addition to our outdoor activities and interest in the environment. These aren’t often considered together but we very much like to bring the outdoors in when it comes to accessorizing, and we’ve also managed to… Continue Reading “Upcycling: Pots”

Rushcliffe Country Park – Nottingham

Hi y’all! I hope you all had a good weekend? This past weekend we were visiting close friends who live in Nottingham. We did some research and found that Rushcliffe Country Park wasn’t very far away at all. Not knowing what to expect apart… Continue Reading “Rushcliffe Country Park – Nottingham”

Eco-Exchange: Week 1

Plastic Toothbrushes to Bamboo Toothbrushes Welcome to our very first eco-exchange. You’ll find more detail about the challenge here. We had a good think about what to do for our first challenge and ran through our average day and realised we should start at the… Continue Reading “Eco-Exchange: Week 1”

Eco-Exchange Challenge #52weeks

As you may already know we’re keen as a family to live with consideration to the environment. We want to do more than we’re already doing and thought a great way to continue to drive change is to set ourselves a challenge – an… Continue Reading “Eco-Exchange Challenge #52weeks”

Guerrilla Gardening

So, as a family we like to a spread positivity to our fellow person, help the environment and have fun. We have dabbled a few times in guerrilla gardening which helps us to address all of these goals. So what is guerrilla gardening? Essentially… Continue Reading “Guerrilla Gardening”