Four Eco Tips You Probably Haven’t Thought Of
Jan28

Four Eco Tips You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

 Don’t shop ‘Vegan’ fashion for the sake of it. Before you get too caught up in the headline please read on. Many items labelled ‘Vegan’ are just synthetic junk marketed well. The term is a marketing ploy to suck you into buying items that are made from petrochemicals that are NOT biodegradable. Gross hey? So that pair of synthetic leather shoes you purchased will be around forever. The worst part about...

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Keeping New Year Spirits High
Jan21

Keeping New Year Spirits High

This time of year can be pretty tricky. Coming off the back of the busy holiday season where some of us work and others played it can seem like we have a bit of a ‘come down’ from the festive spirit. Depending on your likes and dislikes  and your personality type (and whether or not you have children on school holidays) the holiday spirit can either be invigorating or exhausting. So by mid to late January most of us are...

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Zero Waste Cup Life Hack
Jan13

Zero Waste Cup Life Hack

A simple origami life-hack to impress your friends at parties. Waste reduction can sometimes make you look like a weirdo. Whether it’s asking the store clerk to put your sandwich in your hand rather than a plastic container, or confusing the heck out of the register person at the supermarket with your collection of cloth produce bags- the truth is that waste reduction is still fringe dwelling in most parts of the World. So when...

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Seven Tips for Stylish Eco People
Jan09

Seven Tips for Stylish Eco People

Have you sidelined the New Year’s resolutions? With 2017 well underway there is a chance that some of your good intentions for the year might have been shimmied aside to fit your daily life in. If this is the case don’t go feeling too bad you are in good company. According to Statistic Brain 72.6% of people make it through the first week, and by the six month mark your more likely to have dropped your resolution than have...

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Last Minute Upcycle: Shopping Bag to Bon Bon
Dec24

Last Minute Upcycle: Shopping Bag to Bon Bon

Are you running late? Never fear! The best of us get a little bit behind schedule from time to time (or all the time). If you are one of many who are spending your Christmas eve day chasing store closing deadlines this quick little DIY should help you out a lot. The best part? You (likely) won’t have to spend a cent. If you have visited a trendy store at any time over the past year and have a paper shopping bag hanging around...

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Shop The Christmas Rush Without Waste
Dec18

Shop The Christmas Rush Without Waste

It’s that shopping time of year! It’s pretty safe to say that the majority of us will end up at a shopping complex at some point of December. Some will be gleefully skipping down the isles doing the big present shop while others will be trying hard to find a table to sit and wait at while silently protesting the Christmas Shopping experience. Whatever side of the love/hate scale you sit on, adopting just one of these waste...

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A Virgos guide to life for the over-scheduled: Part Two
Dec10

A Virgos guide to life for the over-scheduled: Part Two

Create a plan and prioritise! This is post follows on from the one published a couple of weeks ago that you can view here. People often ask me how do I fit so much into a day. My answer? Prioritising! I live in my own filth most of the time because the truth is that having a dust free home with no dog hair tumble weeds is not a priory for me. My Nan was the cleanest person I have ever met (she actually scrubbed the dirty out of my...

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A Virgos guide to life for the over-scheduled
Nov19

A Virgos guide to life for the over-scheduled

 How I stay organised and never miss a deadline. Let me start with a general disclaimer. This post should be consumed with an awareness that no one anywhere has their shit 100% sorted. We all have areas that need improving and sometimes those areas are so large they are pretty much cover everything. At different stages in life we have different levels of commitments and some are more demanding than others. Although I have no kids (nor...

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The Art Of E-Friends
Aug25

The Art Of E-Friends

Networking for the eco-minded Hello! I’ve had a lovely morning break from writing to climb mountains* with my great new Instagram buddy Elissa from Wanderlust People. You may remember a little while back that the Wanderlust People team contacted me for an interview. Funnily enough at the time of the interview neither Wanderlust People or myself were aware that we are all located on the Sunshine Coast. Several emails later and...

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Sleep Well and Look Good
Aug10

Sleep Well and Look Good

Sleeping Beauty had it worked out. We all know it but not all of us are game to admit it- no amount of coffee or concealer will make up for a restless night. Sleep is one of those wonderful things in life that is free, makes us look and feel good, and can be as easy as closing your eyes. However, for some of us (my dear hubby included) sleep isn’t all that easy! We have busy schedules, parental demands (fur babies included), and...

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