"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.