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Are You With The Bees? Take The Honey Bee Quiz!

In Green & Ethical Living by eva.katona@yahoo.com2 Comments

Recently, you can see a lot in the news about the bees being endangered. We, humans are also responsible for the two main causes, which is the loss of their habitat and using harmful pesticides. There is also another reason with no current scientific explanation, called colony collapse disorder. Bees are doing a very important job for us: they pollinate …

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Kit & Kin Biodegradable Nappy Review

In Green & Ethical Living, Reviews by eva.katona@yahoo.com17 Comments

We normally use cloth nappies and disposable nappies combined – luckily my eldest is already toilet trained, so it’s a lot less nappy changes on a daily basis. With all the nappy changes we go through with each and every child, we add another about 6.500 disposable diapers to that already huge environmental impact what we create by using very …

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9 Reasons Why Having Fewer Toys Is Good For Your Children?

In Green & Ethical Living, Life by eva.katona@yahoo.com31 Comments

Lately, the two littlest in our household started to lead a lifestyle of a hoarder. They not only receive a lot of gifts (a lot of times without any specific reason or special occasion) but they also collect junklike stuff they want to keep and play with. Like colourful empty bottles, tissue paper, ribbons, etc. My eldest even steals things …

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Review: From Earth To Earth Bamboo Toothbrush

In Green & Ethical Living, Reviews by eva.katona@yahoo.com2 Comments

I was very much looking forward to test this toothbrush. I completely ruin a toothbrush in every 2-3 weeks. Don’t ask me how, I probably just brush like a maniac. Which means, I go through a lot of toothbrushes a year. Unfortunately, I never quite got used to the electric ones, I just miss my own brushing action. Lots of …

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Review: Humble Stuff Eco Cleaning Products

In Green & Ethical Living, Reviews by eva.katona@yahoo.com1 Comment

With Marie, the creative mind behind Humble Stuff we share the same ideas about being green. We even jokingly agreed on rather receiving eco-friendly cleaning products for Christmas than yet another jumper from Marks and Spencer. I’m always on the look out for natural everyday products without harsh chemicals and without giving up on performance. Not just for our planet, but …

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Foodji – Welcome To The Food Waste Revolution

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Food waste is not only a moral but an environmental issue too. I’m pretty conscious about producing waste and if there’s something which helps me with that, I’m up for it. Luckily, with the help of great innovations it’s getting easier lately. Foodji is a new Iphone App that allows the user to track food best before date, choose to …

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5 Reasons To Switch To Use Reusable Nappies

In Green & Ethical Living by eva.katona@yahoo.com4 Comments

With Bobcat we use cloth diaper most of the time, I’d say 90% of the time. We only use disposable (bio-degradable) nappies during the night and when we’re out and about for a longer time (longer than half a day). The 2 main reasons we switched to reusable diapers are: they helped him with his eczema. Essentially, we reduced allergens getting in contact …

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8 Things To Change Instantly After Baby Eczema Diagnosis

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When my son was diagnosed with eczema, I got really scared. It was mild, but we didn’t know (still don’t) what was the cause, so it was hard to figure it out how to control it. According to the National Eczema Association, it usually starts within the first 5 years of life. (It affects about 20% of children, in some …

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How To Make Lebkuchen Christmas Tree Decoration

In Foodie Me, Green & Ethical Living, Home & Garden, Life by eva.katona@yahoo.com7 Comments

So, I’ve been baking all week last week to get the recipe right for this year’s Christmas tree decoration. I’ve decided to make cookie ornaments this year, completely toddler friendly, if Bobcat gets his hands on them and takes a bite – no problemo, it’s just cookies. Oh, and the gorgeous smell of the freshly baked cookies will fill your …