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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

Summer Reading List…

Over the past few months, I have been expanding my mind with regards to all things sustainable, and have been doing a little light reading… So, because it is summer, and there is the chance that some of you might be spending a couple of weeks reclining on sun-loungers with little else to do (!) … Continue reading

The Big One

Lots of people ask me why I started My Make Do and Mend Year. And if truth be told, I can’t really remember. I know it was to do with BigSmall constantly wanting magazines, and plastic tat, and being scared that at the age of 3 (as he was then) he was already a mini-consumer. … Continue reading

Planning to fail…

Planning to fail…

OK. BIG admission here…. We are going to buy new…. ….Solar panels! We have finally made the decision to ‘just do it’. We have talking about it for ages. In fact, when we first started talking about it, we could have got them free, and after that we could still have got a really great … Continue reading