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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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Ideas for a Merry Eco Christmas

Here are some ideas to avoid Christmess this month.Decorations Deck the halls, room and mantle piece with white, red and green bunting. Make it in paper and string, eco-fi, felt and material. Hang a hand-made wreath on the front door or make one using fresh leaves and flowers.For table centrepieces you could make your own organic [...]

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Events, Expos and Festivals

Earlier this month we attended the Environmental and Sustainability Expo in Willunga, South Australia.It was a great opportunity to be part of this innaugural event and it was quite humbling to be surrounded by some great organisations and members of community initatives which share an ethical and environmental focus like us.Next year we hope the [...]

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Which wax is weally the most wonderful?

The following candle wax article is from the April/May 2011 edition of G Magazine Australia and why we choose to only stock handmade 100% organic beeswax candles made in Australia.Which wax is weally the most wonderful? Is there anything more indulgent than a candlelit dinner with your special someone or relaxing in a warm bath surrounded [...]

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World Environment Day ... every day!

Looking after the environment has become a hot issue lately ... at least politically.The introduction of a carbon tax in Australia will tax companies and people higher so they are forced to think about their impact on the environment. Sadly this may be the only way to get them to think green.We think the answer [...]

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What to do with your empty party box when the party is over

Rather than recycling your box by placing it in the bin on rubbish collection day, you can use your party box in the home. Here's a Top 10 list of creative and practical ideas to make the most of your eco party box.1) Use it as a bin - when clean up time comes you can [...]

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