"You'll never do elf on the shelf," a friend said, with some confidence. "In fact, I bet you hate Christmas altogether." I frowned, which probably didn't help my cause. Had I transformed into an elderly man with a "pointed nose" and "thin blue lips" and suddenly started demanding to be known as Ebenezer the day … Continue reading Easy Green Christmas.
Since I've been working on my book (oh, did I already mention I'm writing a book, I forget?*) I've realised that some aspects of parenting are a bit like one of the most important rules in creative writing - show not tell - certainly when it comes to raising a "green" child. The other day … Continue reading How to inspire an earth-friendly child.
Going green for your wedding doesn't mean wearing a hemp dress or toasting the bride with dandelion tea - unless you want to - but celebrating your special day in a way that's not only right for you but also the planet - and might even save a few pounds too. When my partner asked … Continue reading When it comes to weddings – green is the new white.
Cooking, in any form, really isn’t my thing. Eating? Now you’re talking - but, as I am head chef in our household, if I want to eat, I need to cook. And while I don't relish it, I do my best. Each day I make two or three different main meals because of Freya’s allergies, my vegetarianism … Continue reading Meal planning: the good, the bad and the money saving.