Author: Martine

5 Reasons to start growing your own vegetables

I have had my vegetable garden for some years now and I have to tell you that it is one of the best things I know! I really love working in my garden, looking at the small seedlings developing into these beautiful plants producing vegetables and flowers. It is an amazing process to witness every…
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February 19, 2019 1

Easy DIY candle making

Do you actually know what your candles are made of? I wasn’t very aware of this until I came by an article that talked about what certain candles contain. I found out that a lot of candles use either: stearin – which likely is obtained from animal fat, as a byproduct of processing beef. It…
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February 13, 2019 0

Kid-friendly Dal

A lot of kids can probably eat regular dal, especially when brought up to eat food with lot’s of spices. But my kids, probably together with many other ones, always prefer the more bland/dull foods. You know, your typical boiled potatoes, boiled veggies, the always-popular-pasta-tomatosauce, nothing too exciting… So I made this kid-friendly version of…
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February 11, 2019 1

3 easy ways to make globe shaped icelanterns

Once again I am sharing a very winter-y post to learn you 3 different methods of making globe shaped icelanterns. I think one of the best things to do for the environment is to live in sinc with the different seasons. Like eating seasonal vegetables, and enjoying nature in every state. This project wil make…
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February 8, 2019 0

No-knead bread

A lot of eco-friendly/less waste products are homemade. Mainly because you can buy the ingredients in bulk and make a lot more of the products yourself (and avoid package too!). In the case of homemade bread, it’s also MUCH tastier! AND this no-knead bread doesn’t require a lot of time either. I mean, this dough…
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February 7, 2019 0

Hearty Vegetable Soup

You will only need 10 ingredients to make this super healthy warming vegan soup. There is one special ingredient here which will make sure it is a real filling meal… Oats! Did you ever put that in your soup before? You should try it, it’s very good and makes the soup a bit thicker too.…
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February 4, 2019 1

Why you shouldn’t buy all things eco-friendly

I am going to be totally honest with you. I was doing some research on the metal straw and was about to tell you why you SHOULDN’T buy it… But when I read more and more, I found out that SOME people actually SHOULD buy one. Let me explain, it might be a bit long,…
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January 31, 2019 0

The best way to feed the birds during the cold winter

Sometimes when I look outside I feel a bit sad for the poor small birds in the ice cold january (-10C / 14F) That’s why decided to make some jars with bird food for our feeder. Well, we already had the feeder, just not the food inside of it. So this post wil learn you…
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January 29, 2019 0

Be happy, take care of a plant

Plants have a lot of beneficial qualities to our mental health. I think humanity has known that for a long time. Look at our traditions at weddings and funerals where plants (ok, I admit it’s mostly flowers) often play a major part. A lot of research is done on plants and how they affect us.…
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January 27, 2019 2

Homemade playdough (salt dough)

Do your kids also love to play with playdough? Mine definitly do, but I must admit I am not always too crazy about it. Since my kids are 2 and 4 (baby brother won’t join in on the fun just yet) they can’t really play without supervision and you’ll regularly hear me say things like…
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January 25, 2019 0