bread tages in small colour arranged piles, with a big stash of them in a cardboard box

 

Bread Tag Update

The Bread Tags For Wheelchairs organisation has been evolving since launching in New Zealand in February last year. There are now 120 collection points (Green Goddess Eco Shop and Refill Hub is one) feeding into four central hubs located in Whangarei, Auckland, Wellington and Ashburton. Up until recently the collected bread tags were sent to South Africa via people’s luggage, …

 

pile of eftpos receipts

 

Eeeeek – there’s plastic in your Eftpos receipt!

Plastic Free July has rolled around again and while we have received a lot of encouragement lately to support our economy, let’s also do our bit to support the environment. Trash Talking Mama Hayley Crawford draws our attention to a little known hidden plastic that you might also be supporting and that is…. receipts. Did you know that most receipt …

 

smoked tomato chilli and cheese scone on plate

 

Smoked Tomato Chilli & Cheese Scones

Who doesn’t love hot, warm, fluffy scones straight from the oven with a blob of butter or plant based spread? The leftover scones (if there are any) are equally just as delicious when eaten the next day for lunch, or as a side to your favourite bowl of homemade soup. Served with a generous helping of smoked tomato and chilli relish, these …

 

 

Carpet Stain Removal Guide

Removing stains from carpet is something most of us have to deal with from time to time, I’ve certainly had my fair share of disasters over the years of raising kids, kittens, and puppies. This carpet cleaning guide is originally from Wendyl’s book “Recipes For A Cleaner Life,” – over the years it has been updated by our subscribers with …