Eco-Friendly Living
How to deep clean your mattress at home

How to deep clean your mattress at home

*This post was written in partnership with Wellness Warehouse & SANIC Dry Sanitiser. Our master bedroom recently underwent a little update. Part of the revamp included a thorough cleaning of everything but most importantly the mattress. I know it's a little gross...

The Green Planet – PLANT HEROES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Green Planet – PLANT HEROES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

* All information and images provided by BBC Earth South Africa. All images copyrighted and protected. "There has been a revolution worldwide in attitudes towards the natural world in my lifetime. An awakening and an awareness of how important the natural world is to...

Menstrual Cups – Are they gross?

Menstrual Cups – Are they gross?

It's been a while... (thank you pregnancy and prolonged breastfeeding) since my last period. Things have changed! Menstrual cups are the new tampons, just better for mother nature so, obviously, I needed to give them a go. Today I'm sharing my honest review because...

Petit Fox: Sustainable fashion for kids in South Africa

Petit Fox: Sustainable fashion for kids in South Africa

Finally South Africa has caught on to the latest trend... Sustainable fashion for kids! This isn't just a cool, new fab supported by celebs like Stella McCartney, Sarah Jessica Parker and Emma Watson, but actually important for the future of our planet. The fast...

U-konserve: Stainless Steel food containers in South Africa!

U-konserve: Stainless Steel food containers in South Africa!

It's been months of waiting BUT finally U-KONSERVE has arrived! Top quality, stainless steel food containers in South Africa. It's a dream come true for every "green mama" and just in time for #PlasticFreeJuly. Last year we banned plastic water bottles opting for PURA...

Eco-friendly Home: The Spindel laundry dryer review

Eco-friendly Home: The Spindel laundry dryer review

When I'm not putting in a load... I'm waiting for the washing to dry, so that I can find a spot of sun on the line. Add cloth diapers, a toddler fashionista with at least 3 outfit changes a day and a Grade 1 that is always running low on clean school clothes and I'm...

All about Silistraw – Reusable silicone straws

All about Silistraw – Reusable silicone straws

Plastic straws are ruining our oceans, it’s time to take a stand. PLEDGE to #refusesingleuse. Having your own reusable silicone straws handy will make a huge difference. Together we can reduce the waste killing our earth.

Growing your own vegetables with My Eco Sprout.

Growing your own vegetables with My Eco Sprout.

Urban gardening and growing your own vegetable is all the rage at the moment but let's be honest... Tending to your veggie patch and feeding our kids home grown, organic tomatoes, cucumber, spinach and whatever else isn't as easy at it sounds. My fingers ain't green...

Eco-friendly kitchen hacks: 5 ways to reduce plastic-use TODAY!

Eco-friendly kitchen hacks: 5 ways to reduce plastic-use TODAY!

We are already halfway through #PlasticFreeJuly and if you have been following us this month you'll know our family decided to give up the use of plastic water bottles. Not just single use plastic but ALL plastic bottles. Partially for the environment but also for all...

#PlasticFreeJuly: Going GREEN with Pura

#PlasticFreeJuly: Going GREEN with Pura

Have you heard of #PlasticFreeJuly? It’s an initiative aimed at reducing the waste created by our modern world’s excessive use of plastic, especially single use plastic items like plastic bags, disposable cups, straws and more. The idea is to waste less and create a...

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