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Category Archives: Eco DIY Projects and Ideas

When people start out on their eco-journey, or they’re ready for the next chapter, they always say ‘I don’t know where to start’. And my answer is always, with an audit. Choose a room or an area of your house and work it out! For example, you could look at your wardrobe, clear it out, donate, sell or repurpose anything…

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Homemade Chocolate

We had a go at making our own chocolate from scratch a couple of weeks ago and it was really delicious! I bulk bought some of the ingredients online (cocoa butter and cocoa powder) and the other bits I already had in the house. ⁠ It really was quite simple to do, I found a basic recipe online and followed…

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homemade body butter

As the focus for this month is natural skincare, I thought I should try and make my own body butter and see how I got on! This was a super easy recipe and method and I would really recommend giving it a go! You’ll see my ingredients above! The coconut oil is from Tesco and is what I use to…

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eco brick footstool

I finally did it! After months of saying I would, then wouldn’t, I finally got my act together and made a footstool out of eco bricks. And guess what…it was no where near as difficult as I thought it was going to be! I mean, it is far from perfect and I’ve already realised that it needs some tweaks, but,…

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The 90 Day Get Eco Plan

I have created The 90 Day Get Eco Plan to help inspire, motivate and keep people focused on actively improving how eco friendly their homes are. The short video gives you more information on the content of the plan. If you have any questions, please pop them in the comments. Sign up here

My Eco Story

My Story I thought I would share my journey, so you can see how everyone is different and how we may all go down different paths, even though we are working towards the same goal. Let’s go back to January 2018. I was 8 months pregnant with our second baby and living in Portsmouth. There was a lady there who…

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Did you know that we have celebrated Earth Day on 22nd April every year since 1970? I didn’t, that’s for sure. Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. They work in over 190 countries, with 75,000 partners to achieve this. Take a look at the History of Earth Day here. This year, for…

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Growing Your Own Herbs to Reduce Food Miles We know that we can all do more to decrease our carbon footprint and reduce our reliance on single use plastics. Some of us are making some great steps with the products we buy and this has a powerful impact on the planet. One area that not everyone feels confident in is…

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FEBRUARY CHALLENGE This month’s challenge over on the Facebook community group is to get involved in litter picking. It might seem like a strange thing to set as a challenge, but since I started picking litter at the beginning of 2020, it has really brought to my attention just how bad the problem is all over the country. Villages, towns,…

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My 2019 Eco Journey Reflection Where to start? 2019 has been a year of many many changes on our eco journey. It has come with highs and lows, positives and negatives. The biggest change I’ve made is to cleaning products we use in the house. I had already started making vinegar solution to clean but I have now swapped to…

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