Who doesn’t enjoy receiving a hand-written envelope in the post? Picking it out from the boring envelopes, the anticipation of
Call us environmentally friendly, frugal or just tight-fisted but we can’t bear to throw away paper that might have another use and have devised a few creative recycling ideas for the scrap paper.
The summer holidays are speeding by but we hope that you’re managing to find time to take part in the
For the past year, along with much of the population, we’ve been looking at ways to reduce our dependence on single use plastic. I decided that rather than an evangelical purge of all single use plastic, it’s best to take small steps and ditching the cling film seemed the easiest way to start. I had some commercial beeswax wraps that I’d used a few times and then forgotten about but with the zeal of a newly converted ‘no cling film user’ I started to use them regularly and realised they make a viable and more sustainable alternative to cling film. The only problem was that I didn’t have enough, so I decided to make my own, using the advice given in this post at Fig Jam & Lime Cordial. Use patterned fabric that will hide the inevitable marks and stains that will appear or even better, print your own. The home made beeswax wraps above have been printed using thermofax, jelly
How many times do you read something and wonder why you didn’t know that before? It happens to me all
This morning we open the Christmas Barn for the last time this year. There’s only a handful of Christmas trees left, the decorations are looking very depleted and today our customers are collecting their Christmas turkeys.