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Organic Sanitary Items – with Aimee Marks Posted on June 28, 2016 | No Comments

In 2005, Aimee Marks, founder of TOM Organic, was given a school assignment to design packaging for a product that hadn’t changed in 10 years, she chose tampons. As she was copying the list of ingredients into her prototype, she became concerned. What was viscose rayon and polypropylene? More importantly, what was it doing to our bodies? It was then she realized the necessity for organic, chemical-free feminine hygiene products that genuinely care about women’s health. It was then, that TOM Organic was born.

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How We Reduced Our Garbage Waste Posted on June 7, 2016 | No Comments

We consume a lot of fresh produce. So much so, we were disposing of vegetable scraps regularly. As part of my mission to reduce waste (and coincidently the use of plastic garbage bags). I decided it was time start composting.

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Natural Gifts for New Mum and Baby Posted on May 4, 2016 | No Comments

I loving giving presents that are useful and in this case, non-toxic, so I sat down with all of the new mums in my life and asked them what were the best present they received as a first time mum was and why. If you’re ready to become the friend or family member of the year, this one’s for you.

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Why I Turn My Wi-Fi Off At Night Posted on February 16, 2016 | No Comments

As Wi-Fi is a relatively new thing, the jury is still out regarding whether or not it poses any risk to our health. There are passionate arguments for and against and as such, I want you to understand that I’m not here to argue either side of the equation. At this stage, it’s a matter…

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The Truth About Your Coffee Cup Posted on February 9, 2016 | No Comments

Despite what many people think, coffee cups aren’t recyclable; they are also the believed to be the second largest contributor to litter waste after plastic bottles. Everything you need to know (and what you can EASILY do about it), is up on the blog.

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How to open a Coconut: Coco Jack hits Australia Posted on January 12, 2016 | No Comments

We all love a fresh coconut, but I am the first to admit opening these things can be a nightmare and a half (I used to have to wait for my husband to get home to open one for me). Not only that, once you’ve hacked away at it with a knife, the kitchen (well at least my kitchen), was covered in shreds of young coconut shell. After searching you-tube only to find demonstrations by the pros (who were clearly born with the coconut opening gene), I stumbled across the Coco Jack and for the first time ever I thought to myself, I can do that!

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