Craft, Crochet, Eco craft, Eco friendly, Green crafts, Natural Living, Recycling, Sustainability, yarn, Zero Waste

Why I use Recycled Yarn

It's recycling week, so I thought it poignant to write a post about why I use recycled yarn. Recycled yarn may mean a number of different things to different people but when I refer to it, generally I'm talking about new yarns that are manufactured from recycled materials. I started using recycled yarns a few… Continue reading Why I use Recycled Yarn

Crochet, Crochet patterns, crystals, Free crochet patterns, Natural Living

Crochet Crystal Keeper

Do you love crystals or have a crystal loving friend? You're gonna love this easy, quick and FREE pattern. It's the perfect way to wear or carry your favourite crystal tumblestone. This sweet little cotton crystal holder will gently hold your stone (up to medium sized), without any risk of scratching and securely in place.… Continue reading Crochet Crystal Keeper

Craft, Crochet, Eco craft, Eco friendly, Green crafts, Natural Living, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste

Paintbox Recycled Ribbon Yarn Review

Unbiased honest yarn review of Paintbox Recycled Ribbon yarn, a super chunky weight 100% recycled yarn.

Craft, Crochet, Crochet patterns, Eco craft, Eco friendly, Green crafts, knitting, Natural Living, Recycling, Sustainability, yarn, Zero Waste

Banana Yarn Review

Banana yarn ... a bit bonkers, deliciously soft and silky, ethically produced and as envionmentally friendly as it gets. It doesn't get any more 'feel good' than this!

Alternative Therapy, Herbs, Holistic Therapy, Natural beauty, Natural Living, nutrition

Ear Candling

Had a cold or flu? Urrgh know the feeling all too well. Why does it linger on after for weeks on end with nasal congestion, sinus irritation, niggly coughs, tinnitus and hearing problems? Inflammation ... that's why.  Decongestants and steroid sprays to the rescue? Well, they can help a little, and that's all your GP… Continue reading Ear Candling

Craft, Crochet, Eco craft, Eco friendly, Green crafts, Natural Living, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste

Bananas for Banana Yarn

Completely and utterly, it's driven me crazy, I've had ALL the emotions with this yarn! Spoiler alert, this post ends well, banana yarn is my new love! I originally wrote this with the title Banana Disaster! My first experience (note I say first) wasn't a good one you see, it went wrong... horribly wrong... it… Continue reading Bananas for Banana Yarn

Alternative Therapy, Crochet, Herbs, Natural beauty, Natural Living, nutrition

The Rose – Queen of Flowers

Roses have long been revered for their beauty, perfume and their association with love. But there's a lot more roses have to give. This article looks at the culinary and medicinal benefits of the Queen of Flowers.

Alternative Therapy, Holistic Therapy, Natural Living, nutrition

Top Vitamins for Boosting the Immune System

Urgh winter can be fraught with colds and sniffles that leave lingering niggles behind for weeks. Or worse catching another after because the immune system just can't recover. But fear not there are things you can do to help kick start it again and get back to feeling good again. Vitamins, vitamins, vitamins! Yep, they're… Continue reading Top Vitamins for Boosting the Immune System