Posted by tim, January 7, 2014
Feel a bit stuffed?
This is one of our favourite super juice recipes and one that will be help you get over that holiday hangover.
Zain’s Super Juice is lush, green juice filled with enzymes, vitamins, minerals and nutrients. After a pint of this, you’ll be bouncing your way into 2014…
1 Cup Spinach
5 Celery Stalks
1/4 Cup Fresh Mint
1/4 Cup Coriander
1/4 Cup Parsley
1/4 Ginger Root
1 Pear (optional)
1 Scoop Sunwarrior Optimum Greens OR Green Powder of Your Choice (optional)
1/4 Tsp Brain On, Hemp Oil OR Borage Oil (optional)
1/4 Tsp Spirulina
1. Cold, press juice all veggies and herbs, then add in any of your optional ingredients.
2. Serve immediately.
Posted by tim, November 12, 2013
Traditional Christmas Trees
Christmas can often be a bit predictable and while tradition can be nice, sometimes it’s good to through in a large helping of originality into the festive mix.
While real Christmas trees look great, cutting down trees to place in your family’s living room is not regarded as the best thing for the environment. There are many interesting ideas out there that replace this old habit.
DIY Christmas Trees
DIY Christmas trees are gaining more ground in peoples’ holiday traditions worldwide. And it’s only your imagination that limits how amazing you want your Christmas to look and feel.
This method is highly recommended if you don’t have enough space to fit an actual Christmas tree. It’s also useful for low budgets; you can use stuff from your own home like sticks,old lights, suitcases or even books. If you choose the DIY version, you can pick the color and texture you or your family most desire. Give it some beautiful decoration as well, and make it unique. Look for ideas from these examples in the photos. It will put your imagination to work and add more fun and excitement to your Christmas
Posted by sally, October 16, 2013
This week is wool week a celebration of all things woolly. The campaign was initiated by The Prince of Wales in 2010 in order promote the benefits of this wonderful, sustainable, cosy fabric.
Since it’s launch wool week has been launched on a global scale with celebrations happening across many different countries including Germany, Spain, Italy, China and Korea. Wool is going global again!
If your like us and love wool and want to get involved in Wool Week there’s lots of things you can do:
Knit Nation:Pop into John Lewis in either their Edinburgh or London’s stores and get free knitting classes free amazing knitwear brand wool-in-the-gang. You may also catch a glimpse Daisy Lowe or Oliver Proudlock knitting in the Oxford Street windows. You can even knit your own Christmas jumper
Wool School: This initiative, kicked off in 2012, pairs 15 talented UK fashion students with brands including Hobbs, Jigsaw, Topshop, Christopher Raeburn, M&S and Barbour to design and produce limited edition jumpers.All jumpers have to be comprised of at least 80% wool to enter and 5% of proceeds go to fashion education programmers.
PicKnit: Have your own PicKnit. Download a stunning PicKnit Blanket pattern from the Campaign for Real Wool website and get knitting.
Events are taking place all over the country and internationally. One of the biggest events is being held at Low Sizergh Barn a beautiful farm in Kendal. There will be a whole range of woolly activities including knitting, crochet, pom-pom sheep making – with a micro flock from the famous Pom-Pom sheep parade, finger knitting with PinkyKnits and a British Wool sorting table with Dr Wool in residence to answer all woolly questions. You can even purchase one of our woolly jumpers at their farm shop.
Posted by tim, October 8, 2013
Here’s a few things that we love about Autumn….
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