• Veggie Recipes

    Spicy Veg Chinese Fried Rice

    We all love rice from the Chinese take-away, even though we know it’s full of MSG, has almost zero nutritional value, and comes in those awful plastic or tin containers. It’s a guilty pleasure of mine, and a staple with almost any order, and I’ve failed many times to make a decent homemade version… until today. Today I have created a beautiful, homemade, Chinese style fried rice that’s both healthy and delicious. This breakthrough came after a recipe search done because I couldn’t think of anything to make for dinner. I stumbled upon a whole host of fried rice recipes, and after reading through a few of them, had both…

  • Lifestyle,  Sustainability

    Eco-Egg Laundry Egg

    We stumbled across an advert for an Eco-Egg a couple of months ago, and both of us felt rather impressed by it’s declaration of being an entirely environmentally sustainable product… so we decided to give it a test. If you’ve not heard of an Eco-Egg before it’s basically a completely natural washing detergent that you can use to replace the harsh chemical ones that we’re all so used to buying from the supermarket. The egg comes with two types of pellets; Tourmaline ceramic pellets which work to lessen the adhesiveness between dirt and fabric, and mineral pellets which ionise the oxygen molecules in the water which penetrates and lifts away…

  • Creations,  Lifestyle

    2 Ways You Can Repurpose Your Old T-Shirts

    So this week I’ve been looking at ways that you can repurpose an old T-shirt, easy-peasy style. And I’ve found two super easy things to make that don’t require anything except your time, and a pair of scissors… seriously!    Before we start, while I was researching different things to make from old T-shirts I found a lot of posts from people who had gone out to charity shops specifically to buy old T’s to cut up into whatever. Guys, please don’t do this.  Repurposing is great if you’ve got something old that isn’t worth anything as it’s original self, but those T-shirts in charity shops could help to clothe…