Upcycled Christmas Tree

'Tis the Season. The Festive Season. Some people love it, while others dread it. I love what Christmas stands for....Family. Love. Celebration. Togetherness. Festive decorations. And letting the creative juices flow.... Gather your resources; offcut plywood and coffee pouches. So when our village announced an Upcycled Christmas Tree competition, I jumped in Boots and All!…

A very Merry Sustainable Christmas

A consumer, as defined by the Cambridge online dictionary means to use up energy, fuel, time or food in especially large amounts. If a fire is said to consume a building, it literally means it destroys it completely. And us humans, we are consumers. We feel compelled to use up large amounts of resources at…

Leather and Wood Conditioner

No need for expensive, single-purposed, artificially scented leather and wood conditioners. This is the easiest recipe ever, and multi -purposed. A block of beeswax purchase will last you a long time, and many products can be made from it.Ingredients: Block beeswax - 1/4 cup Olive or coconut oil - 1 cup Lemon Essential oil -…

Fermented Fartychokes

Okay, lets talk fermenting....it's a brilliant way of preserving foods and preventing them from rotting or exceeding their Best Before Date. Every country has it's own special cultural identity of fermented foods, take Germany and it's Sauerkraut, Japan and it's Miso and Natto, Korea and it's Kimchi..... Not only does fermenting preserve these foods, but…