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This blog post has been sponsored by VisionDirect.co.uk. Contact lenses are mostly plastic and some are designed to only last a day and then go in the bin along with the packaging they came in. Because of this I’m not a huge fan of them. I recognise though that for some people they will be a non-negotiable and
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Yesterday the 3rd Shomo Conference and Award ceremony took place in London and I won an award! Woo hoo – thanks judges. I also won a bottle of champagne in a lucky draw. It was obviously my lucky day! I didn’t go to the conference expecting to win anything (although it was a definite
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September is often a time for new beginnings. There is that back to school (or work) feeling after the summer holidays are over. It’s a great time to set new goals and with Zero Waste Week starting on Monday, why not let it kick start you on a journey to less waste! September is also a good
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Before I tell you about the challenge, I would really appreciate your help with my bamboo paper art prints that I am selling on Etsy. I am new to this and I have put together a quick survey on the prints and what I should be selling. The link to the survey is here: Zoe’s
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If you have been following me on Facebook and Twitter, you might have noticed that I have started up a new project – Zoe’s Zen Art! You can buy my prints from my Esty shop here: Zoe’s Zen Art Etsy Shop What does this have to do with being eco-friendly and saving money I hear you
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Amaretto is a sweet liqueur that if stored properly shouldn’t go off for a very long time. Over time though it can reduce in quality. When I did a drinks declutter recently in my home, I found bottles of alcohol that we hadn’t touched for over 10 years. I also found an expensive bottle of sparkling wine that
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It’s July and a few years ago I joined in with Plastic Free July. Since then I have cut out a lot of plastic from my life. For quite a long time I tried to go shampoo free and I lived without foods I couldn’t find plastic free e.g. peas and celery. I went out
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I think apples are one of the best of natures snacks. They are easy to take on a day out, my kids love them at the end of a hard days work at school and they are so light and refreshing. Sometimes though I buy too many or someone gives me a whole load
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Wasps are not the most popular buzzy creatures out there. They have a pretty terrible reputation for ruining alfresco summer meals and some are killing honey bees, but wasps are not always annoying and they are not all villains. In fact they are actually really beneficial in gardens. If you garden, wasps are among your
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Have you ever bought ground almonds for a recipe and then not quite known what to do with the rest of the packet? Well fear not because my food waste group (join here: Reduce your food waste UK Facebook group) have plenty of suggestions for how to use up ground almonds! I’ve also added some of
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