Gift, Make

Upcycle Your Life

Upcycling is an easy way to save money. Swapping clothes can save a fortune when you want to update your wardrobe – as can upcycling clothes you already have. Making your own toiletries can reduce waste by cutting back on packaging. You can also save a fortune by using common store cupboard ingredients such as […]

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Gift, Grow, Make, nature

Waste Less, Grow More

As spring approaches, the garden starts to wake up. Bulbs are pushing their way through the soil, early daffodils are emerging to join the early crocus and late snowdrops, and sowing time is here for many crops. Gardening needn’t be costly, or take up lots of space. You can make a herb garden out of […]

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nature, Storytelling

Folklore Thursday: Dandelion Love

The more I learn about dandelions (and similar yellow flowers), the more impressed I am by them. I once saw them as a weed. Then I learned the young leaves are tasty in salad, and pollinators love them. But it was when I started taking photos that they transformed into something magical. Through the long […]

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