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Top Ten Tips for Buying Nothing New

Top Ten Tips for Buying Nothing New

In yesterday’s post all about sustainable New Year’s Resolutions, I promised you some top tips of you are contemplating making Buying Nothing New the resolution for you this year. Here goes: 1) If the thought of a year Buying Nothing New is making you feel a little trepidatious (I assure you you will find it … Continue reading

Sustainable Resolutions

Sustainable Resolutions

New Year’s Eve, and even before the old year is officially over, thoughts are turning to the shiny new year, and all our hopes and aspirations for 2015. If you are wanting to try and make your life more sustainable, dare I say it, ‘greener’, then here are some suggestions of do-able resolutions, and awesome … Continue reading

Make Do and Mend Christmas Linky Round-Up!

Make Do and Mend Christmas Linky Round-Up!

I set up a linky post a little while ago, asking you all to link up any blog posts from your archive, that fit in with the theme of a Make Do and Mend Christmas. And link up you did! Thankyou so much to everyone who added their brilliant blog posts 🙂 I’ve collated them into … Continue reading

#makedoandmendhour 13th November

#makedoandmendhour 13th November

Apologies for the lack of round-up posts for the last couple of weeks. Here is the round up of this week’s fabulous #makedoandmendhour! Pics we shared: 1. Some wonderfully snug looking knitted socks from @CrochetKat 2. @DalkeyDan is doing an antique furniture restoration course, and this is her rocker, all stripped back, polished and awaiting … Continue reading

Lego Blanket

Lego Blanket

No, not a blanket made of lego, that would be pretty uncomfortable. A blanket for the Smalls to tip their lego out on to, that can then double as a storage bag. All in the (possibly naive) hope that this will prevent from feeling like many hours of my life are spent scooping up pieces … Continue reading

Make Something Month

Did you know it’s Make Something Month? Well, you do now! This is the inaugural Make Something Month, and it was launched in Totnes (home of the Transition network) at the end of November, and this is their Manifesto: The idea is to get us to re-evaluate our relationship with ‘stuff’, to get us to “make, care … Continue reading