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Why, How and What - Taking a leaf out of Apple's tree

We came across a great TED talk some time ago. If you haven’t heard of TED it’s a top website full of opinions and ideas with the motto “Ideas Worth Spreading”. It’s had more than 5 million views and the presenter Simon Sinek presents an 18 minute talk on “How great leaders inspire action”. It is also a [...]

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New Website, Colourful Tableware and More

It's been a while between drinks - that's the party lingo coming out - but finally a new blog post! And so much to write about!!While we've been slacking off in the blog writing department we've been busy creating a new website, importing awesome coloured compostable tableware from America AND preparing a new line of retail-ready compostable coloured cutlery [...]

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What To Do With The Rubbish When You're Not Sure If It Can Be Recycled

The past couple of weeks our blogs have highlighted the issues regarding the money system and consumerism. This week, I would like to ‘lighten’ the load a bit and talk about what to do with all our ‘stuff’, in other words, the three R’s, Reduce – Reuse – Recycle. Most of us are aware of recycling [...]

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So how do eco plates stack up?

Global green consciousness is on the rise and its time to undo another layer of the green onion.There is much information on improving the home, office and schools in an eco manner but what about in the kitchen and most importantly, where do we place our yummy organic food on. Washable and disposables plates have been given the [...]

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8 Ways To Go Green This Halloween

1) Re-use Costumes If last year’s costumes no longer fit or you just don’t want to wear them again trade with family or friends. Put together an original outfit with different parts of different costumes or look around for interesting pieces at op-shops and garage sales. Most important of all is to have fun. The other alternative is to rent a [...]

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Our silly season of kid's parties

We had a great time celebrating parties for our three children this year. Held in June and August respectively, this year we chose a swimming centre as the venue for our eldest son’s party, an animal barn for our daughter’s and the zoo for our youngest son’s.As usual we brought out the organic ingredients for [...]

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The End of the World or the End of Consumerism As We Know It?

We love finding new soulful quotations which pay direct respect to considering our planet. We recently came across this one:“Humanity must shift from living on the earth to living with her” – Tiokasin GhosthorseIt’s a profound and eloquent statement which befits our current consumerist culture in the developed countries. We are less than 9 months away from, according to the [...]

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The Girl Who Silenced The World For 5 Minutes

We found an amazing video on Youtube a few weeks ago. In all honesty we’re surprised we’ve never seen it before. Why it hasn’t come up on our friend’s Facebook page posts or why over the past 20 years we’ve never seen it grace the screen of our television sets.The video is titled “The Girl Who Silenced The World [...]

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Our take on the true definition of eco friendly party supplies.

On a recent visit to our local Spotlight store we came across some Disney-themed plates, cups and cutlery. They were made from cheap plastic but to our surprise they were labelled "eco friendly".To justify their "eco friendly" claim, written next to those words, were "reusable". We scoffed at this claim and a recent post on our [...]

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Balloons ... a party popper or party pooper?

With Christmas and New Year’s celebrations fast approaching we thought it important to inform our blog readers about the dangers that the lovable latex balloons pose to the environment if not disposed of properly.Our stance on balloons has been updated (June, 2014) and we no longer stock balloons.As eco party lovers we have witnessed many [...]

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