A Family Day at Torre Abbey Torquay

Last week we went to Torre Abbey in Torquay for the first time. I had heard of the place before but for some reason, we have never visited. The Abbey closed for a while for refurbishment but it’s now open again.

As we haven’t been before we weren’t sure what to expect. In my head, I had visions of an old building filled with large framed oil paintings and not a lot else. Continue reading “A Family Day at Torre Abbey Torquay”

Making Homemade Beauty Products using Organic Essential Oils

If you are a regular reader of this blog then you will already know that I have been trying to cut down on the number of chemicals that we use in our home. So far I have switched to eco-friendly cleaning products including my EcoEgg for the clothes washing, which by the way I’m still very happy with.  Continue reading “Making Homemade Beauty Products using Organic Essential Oils”

5 Simple Ways You Can Be Eco-Friendly Every Day

Taking care of the environment is a responsibility we are all born with, but very few live up to it. Fortunately, this task is being recognised by many and measures are now being taken to ensure the environment is protected. Change is only possible through incorporation of eco-friendly practices on a daily basis. Continue reading “5 Simple Ways You Can Be Eco-Friendly Every Day”

7 Frugal Ways to Use Less Plastic in your Family Home and Save Money

Sometimes, being eco-friendly seems to cost more but it doesn’t always have to be that way. In honour of Plastic Free July, Arabella from Exeter Baby Activities shares 7 frugal ways your family can use less plastic and save money. Fabulous for your wallet and the planet! Continue reading “7 Frugal Ways to Use Less Plastic in your Family Home and Save Money”