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A Dilemma

I have a dilemma. And I’m interested to hear your opinions please! I’ve been offered the opportunity to write a blog post for an online fashion and shoe website. They are creating content for some New Year’s Resolution posts and I have been approached to write a piece about my Make Do and Mend ethos … Continue reading

Waste Less Live More-Fix It

Waste Less Live More-Fix It

Happy weekend everyone! It’s Saturday, and for those following the Waste Less Live More Week Be Resourceful Challenge, it’s time to #FixIt 🙂 Needless to say, I am a bit of a fan of fixing and mending. I think maybe I like it so much, as it’s a bit of a Dr Pepper thing-What’s the … Continue reading

Festival of Thrift Interviews-Stella Hall

Festival of Thrift Interviews-Stella Hall

The third in my series of interviews with the people behind the Festival of Thrift, is with Stella Hall. Stella is the Festival Director, and according to my interview with Festival co-founder Wayne Hemingway, she is the best in the business! 1) Can you tell us a little bit about you, and your involvement with … Continue reading

Waste Less Live More-Grow It

Waste Less Live More-Grow It

Thursday already, and today’s Be Resourceful Challenge for Waste Less Live More week is #GrowIt. I am the world’s worst gardener. I kind of want to garden, and to be part of the whole Grow Your Own movement. But I soon get frustrated when I realise that: I have no idea what I am doing/the … Continue reading

Waste Less Live More-Value It

Waste Less Live More-Value It

Wednesday, hump day, brings us #ValueIt for Waste Less Live More week. This is all about valuing what we have. Taking the time to think about what our ‘stuff’ is made from, and how we choose to treat it. It’s all about re-using and really treasuring our things. I guess it’s the opposite of the … Continue reading

Waste Less Live More Week-Borrow It

Waste Less Live More Week-Borrow It

Day 2 of the Be Resourceful Challenge for Waste Less Live More Week is #Borrow It I would imagine that the most common ‘borrowing’ that most people do is from the local library. I LOVE our library, and the whole concept of libraries. Books for free! And then you get to change them when you’ve … Continue reading

Waste Less Live More Week

Waste Less Live More Week

Hurray ,it’s back! It doesn’t seem like a whole year since last year’s Waste Less Live More Week, but it is! Last year was all about Better Food for All, and if you missed it, and have a burning desire to read them, you can see my posts here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and … Continue reading

The Trouble with Tea….

The Trouble with Tea….

I will start by confessing that I am a big of a tea addict. I am not quite as bad as my dear old mum was-she couldn’t even face breakfast without having had at least 2 cups, and was never more than half an hour away from her next one! But I am partial to a … Continue reading

Sloooooow it Down….

Sloooooow it Down….

I’m going to be slowing down the blog posts for a bit. It’s the summer holidays, the Smalls are home and I want to be spending time with them. And I’m trying to pull together the Make Do and Mend-able Back to Basics book. And I’m sorting out the new website. So something needs to … Continue reading

Creativity Blog Hop!

Creativity Blog Hop!

I’ve been invited to take part in a Creativity Blog Hop! You may well be wondering what a Blog Hop is. It kind of does what it says on the tin, and ‘hops’ from one blog to the next, with the aim of introducing people to other blogs, and sharing the love. This Blog Hop … Continue reading