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Meal Plan Monday

If you’ve been following the blog you’ll know I’ve been on a no-waste, minimum spend challenge when it comes to groceries (you can read more… 298 more words


Cloth Napkins

One sewing goal has been marked off my to-do list! My first completion for 2017 are my cloth napkins and tea towels.

Towards the end of 2016 my husband and I had decided to use less plastic (not only for the environment, but for our health too), consume more organic, recycle more, and just be weary of the chemicals found in everyday personal and household products. 355 more words


Book love: No Impact Man

I bloody love a library. When I worked in my local town, I used to go all the time in my lunch break. These days, by the time I find a moment to return the books I’ve borrowed, I’ve usually run up the equivalent of a small mortgage in fines. 722 more words


Do you need to be hipster, unconditionally green or rich in order to be concerned about excessive packaging in supermarkets? No, definitively not, and the new shop… 340 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Baked Chard Stems (Coste di Bietola al Forno)

Using┬áchard for the filling of the ravioli alla genovese┬ámeant I had leftover chard stems. I thought what a home cook from Genoa would do with leftover chard stems, and that is how I came up with this… 329 more words


Top 10 Recipes for Your Holiday Leftovers

A fabulous feast is a highlight of the holiday season, when friends and families gather together and celebrate with a spread of festive food. But when the holidays are over, most everyone wonders what to do with all the leftovers stuck in our fridge! 449 more words


reusable (and beautiful) gift wrap

I took an environmental science class this past semester. Going into it, I was interested to learn a bit about the environment but I never expected that my thinking would be totally transformed. 531 more words