Three easy home baking recipes using Lemons

Three easy home baking recipes using Lemons

Home baking using lemons from the garden (First published 18 August 2019, updated for 30 July 2022) At the moment we have a lot of lemons on our lemon trees. I use the juice and peel of lemons in lots of recipes, particularly in baked 

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle and why is it important?

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle and why is it important?

What is a ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle? Have you wondered ‘what is a Zero Waste lifestyle’ when you’ve seen or heard about the idea? The idea of Zero Waste living has become a popular aspiration for people, as we think about how our actions are affecting 

What can you do for the Plastic Free July 2022 challenge?

What can you do for the Plastic Free July 2022 challenge?

The Plastic Free July 2022 challenge is a great time to set some new goals to reduce plastic packaging waste. What can you do to take part this year? Plastic Free July 2022 – join in with millions of people around the world to reduce 

10 ways to reduce food waste at home

10 ways to reduce food waste at home

Every day, around the world, so much food is wasted. Here’s how you can do your bit to reduce food waste, and save money too. Food waste is a huge problem Worldwide, a huge amount of food waste is created every day. Food waste happens 

30 Day Declutter challenge – in a zero waste way

30 Day Declutter challenge – in a zero waste way

Have you thought about decluttering and organizing your home, but not so keen on throwing things away? Try a 30 Day Declutter Challenge, but with a zero waste twist! If you have been thinking about reducing the ‘stuff’ in your home, it can be hard 

How to pack low waste lunchboxes for school or work

How to pack low waste lunchboxes for school or work

One way to reduce the waste is to pack waste free or low waste lunchboxes. These can be for school, work or any time you have to take lunch with you. What are low waste or zero-waste lunchboxes? Low waste lunchboxes are those that only 

8 ways to prepare your vegetable garden for winter in New Zealand

8 ways to prepare your vegetable garden for winter in New Zealand

There are many jobs you can do now to prepare your vegetable garden for winter Now it is autumn, its a good time to tidy up and prepare your vegetable garden for winter. This makes it easier to grow more veggies either over winter, or 

Why I switched to a more eco-friendly web host

Why I switched to a more eco-friendly web host

Do you have a website or blog? If you do, there are eco friendly web host providers out there to choose from. Please Note: This post contains links to GreenGeeks web host, which is who I use – I am in their Affliate Program, and 

What can I recycle easily in the Waikato District area?

What can I recycle easily in the Waikato District area?

If you live in or visit the Waikato District area in New Zealand, this is what you can recycle at the kerbside. And here are some useful options for recycling items that are not part of the usual council collections. Reduce, reuse, recycle Along with 

Why do I keep buying things I don’t need? How to minimize the lure of the ‘new’

Why do I keep buying things I don’t need? How to minimize the lure of the ‘new’

I have often asked myself ‘Why do I keep buying things I don’t need?’ At different times in my life, I have have felt compelled to buy things I don’t really need. This is particularly the case for things I already have a lot of,