DIY Tortillas Ole!

Keeping on the Mexican theme and because I love tortillas and yet hate the packaging, I learnt how to make them from scratch! Yes you can, no tortilla press required, just four ingredients, some time and an electric frying pan or BBQ plate. Let’s do this people! One of the favourite places we have been … More DIY Tortillas Ole!

DIY Taco Seasoning

In my efforts to reduce my family’s waste I have taken to making a lot of things “from scratch” just like Grandma in the olden days would have done. We have made slider rolls, naan bread, tortillas, flat breads, seed loaves etc etc etc and because we LOVE Mexican food too I make my own … More DIY Taco Seasoning

Start Your Urban Veggie Garden with Kitchen Scraps

Reasons people give for NOT  starting their own vegetable garden: I live in an apartment and have no space I haven’t got a green thumb and gardening takes time and patience Starting a veggie garden is expensive! I had the privilege recently of filming a segment on The Point TV with Gerald Pauchman.  My segment … More Start Your Urban Veggie Garden with Kitchen Scraps

Edible Six-pack Rings Developed by Brewery in Florida

For years now I have been cutting up these nasty little rings, hoping and praying that none slip through the cracks and end up in the waterways, potentially harming our beautiful marine wildlife and birds. Now a solution has been developed by the Saltwater Brewery in Florida that solves the issue of plastic six-pack rings. … More Edible Six-pack Rings Developed by Brewery in Florida

DIY Bees Wax Lip Balm

On this zero waste journey I have learnt how to make so many products from scratch that I would have bought in plastic packaging that would have no doubt been cardboard boxed and plastic shrink-wrapped too.  I am hooked on making DIY cosmetics and so far my repertoire includes: DIY Deodorant – never buying regular, store … More DIY Bees Wax Lip Balm

Five Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day that won’t cost Mother Earth.

Being a Mum I am looking forward to Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May.  I tend to think that the real Mother’s Day is actually the birthday of my one and only child as this is the day I truly became a mum, but then we can’t distract from the special day of … More Five Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day that won’t cost Mother Earth.