BEING AN ECO-CONSCIOUS DOESN’T MEAN YOU HAVE TO GIVE UP BEING A FASHIONISTA

So you love to follow the fashion trends and dressing up in fresh styles, but environmental concerns are getting to you and you are wondering what you can do? You are not quite ready to embrace the hippy style, but realise you need to change your wasteful habit. Well, there are a number of ways to still be stylish, while still looking after the environment. Buy eco-friendly fashion – there are many eco-friendly shops selling sustainable fashion and accessories, sourced from around the world. Many of these stores sell not only eco-friendly garments, but most of them are ethically sourced, handcrafted and Fair Trade. Look for clothes that has sourced natural, organic or sustainable materials,

IMPROVE YOUR DIET BY REPLACING REFINED SUGARS WITH PURE UNSULPHURED ORGANIC MOLASSES

With all the talk about sugar in our diet, a lot of people are looking for other substitutes. One sweetner to consider is molasses, in particular organic unsulphured blackstrap. You may ask why should you use organic, unsulphured blackstrap molasses? Blackstrap molasses is a thick dark syrup. Research has demonstrated the superior nutrition provided by blackstrap versus light or dark molasses. Sugar cane grows deeply into the soil, and because of this it contains many minerals, vitamins and trace elements. Molasses is the syrup that remains after the sugar has been extracted from the juice. Blackstrap is made from the third boiling of the sugar cane, therefore extracting all the goodness fro

Why We Need to Stop Loving Disposables

Hello everyone, We hope you had a lovely weekend and got some time to relax. I was out and about a lot this weekend and one thing I really noticed was the amount of single use cups and dinnerware being used by people. I don’t want to be the party pooper, but I want to say to people there is many alternatives, but maybe people don’t really realise how important it is to avoid disposables. Riѕing sea lеvеlѕ, сhаngе in wеаthеr раttеrnѕ resulting in unseasonal rain dеѕtrоуing сrорѕ and unеxресtеd droughts саuѕing fооd ѕhоrtаgеѕ and еndеmiс ѕtаrvаtiоn аll gо to ѕhоw that еnvirоnmеntаl соnсеrnѕ аrе nоt a myth, but something thаt we аll hаvе to fасе. People have grаduаllу become аwаrе оf this рhеnо

GIVING YOUR CHILD GREEN PARTY TREATS

Hello everyone, I hope you all had a lovely weekend and had a moment to relax. It was a happy one for us as our Richmond Tigers won the AFL Grand Final - it was a long time coming. I'm doing a bit of Spring cleaning and making sure we are only holding on to what we actually need. My son’s room is still the den of crap. I think it becomes worse as he has become a teenager. He is a hoarder of toys, collector cards, books and bits ‘n’ pieces, and although we go through the same ritual every 6 months getting rid of things, he still likes to gather a lot of rubbish. Now not everything went into the rubbish bin. Actually a lot of it is being recycled or reused. As long as the toys weren’t broken a