Bonfire night is now out of the way so the countdown to the big day is on now!
This week has been an interesting one. With lots of rain and a poorly car, it hasn’t been the most smooth sailing of all weeks.
One highlight was the fireworks that the kids enjoyed. I’m not a big fan and neither was Oreo and Bailey. I like the colours but not the noise.
Anyway enough about me, here are some of my favorites from the past week.
Favourite Blog Posts This Week…
Writing a book is a dream many of us have. I have been taking part in NaNoWriMo to kick start my novel. I also have a couple of non-fiction book ideas I’d love to write.
Little Green Dot recently wrote her first book and shared 3 lessons she learned whilst writing it. It’s an interesting read, especially if writing a book is something you want to do too.
This year we’re ditching wrapping paper and creating our own greener version with stamped brown paper and twine. I hadn’t realised that most of the paper we wrap our presents with isn’t recyclable.
I might also make some of our family’s gifts too. Partly to save money but also to reduce the purchase of things just for the sake of giving a gift. My children often end up with presents that they don’t even open.
There are many other areas of Christmas that can be handmade and over on The Diary of a Frugal Family, they shared their ideas on how they are going to handmake Christmas.
I dream of growing my own veg, yet every time I go to do it, something stops me. But nothing stops me reading about it.
Growing our own food is just one of the many ways we can do our bit for climate change. It reduces our CO2 by limiting the miles the food travels and the waste producing and packaging it creates.
If you are interested in grow veg this winter, pop over to Melissa K Norris’s blog and check out her Plant covers post to protect your plants from the harsh winter weather.
Favourite Insta Posts this week…
Have a great week…