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All natural plant dye fabric and other pink things!

Well Spring has arrived (mostly) and we’ve just had a relaxing and fun week here.  Brussels is full of the most beautiful pink blossom trees and the weather was unbelievably warm for a few days.  I managed to make a good start on my container garden which I have no experience in but am very excited about nonetheless!  As my own mission to live a more environmentally friendly and chemical-free life continues I constantly find new ideas for how I can do things better.  So the idea of growing a few salad goodies and some herbs has big appeal… below is my tip for instant garden gratification 😉 Continue reading All natural plant dye fabric and other pink things!

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Thoughts on conscious consumerism and sustainability.

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There’s so much talk around now about conscious consumerism, sustainability, buy less and buy well.  I love it and it’s so inspiring but I’ll admit I’m no Lauren Singer.  To be honest I’ve had an on/off relationship with the whole concept for years and have often felt that waste is a thing that just can’t be beat from fashion to food its everywhere.  Though I was brought up in an ideal eco-friendly and sustainable living environment we are now surrounded with cheap disposable everything and it can be hard to know where to begin. Continue reading Thoughts on conscious consumerism and sustainability.