Posted in December 2011

Ideas for green gift wrapping for this Christmas!

How about wrapping your gifts greener this year? This way you’ll be giving a gift to the planet and spreading the good seed of environmental awareness among your friends and family. No ideas? Well get ready. You won’t believe the beautiful ideas I found on the Internet! ** Tips for wrapping gifts sustainably ** use newspapers, comic books, telephone books, maps and even leaves to wrap up your gift! use tissues, on the Japanese style furoshiki. A step-by-step following the Youtube at the end of the post! use packaging: cans, … Continue reading

Tips of green gifts for Christmas!

Do you still have to buy gifts for Christmas? Well, here are some eco-gift ideas for last minute runners such as me: Give a service instead of a product (dinner, massage, theater or cinema tickets, etc.). How about a giving a basket with organic products? Google the options in your town! Treat your family and … Continue reading

Homemade Panettone for Christmas party!

This recipe is more of Nadia Cozzi a contribution to our garden! How about making a homemade panettone (fruitcake), much tastier and healthier, to honor your family and friends this Christmas? Here it is this wonderful fruitcake recipe of @nadiacozzi for you! Homemade fruitcake ingredients: 1 / 2 k of flour, may be half white flour and half wholemeal organic 200g organic sugar 150gr of butter 4 egg yolks 3 whole eggs hillbilly type 250ml of fresh milk 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon orange juice (in place of the essence of giving panettone heartburn) 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Exchange it! Renew sustainably for the new-year!

Want another practical idea for an exchanging party? @franfran is promoting a fair trade for her friends to exchange clothes, shoes and other. Everyone gets a new look for the new-year and have fun, without spending a cent, and most of all: without wasting natural resources! Give the planet and yourself this nice gift. Inspire … Continue reading

Happy New green Year! And Merry eco-Christmas!

Christmas lights are being installed on the facades of houses, panettone already appeared in supermarkets. Gradually we all go into the party mood! It is a beautiful time, when people (at least theoretically) are more willing to smile, and gifting. No matter what your religion, it is very likely that you have some sort of celebration this season. By zeroing the calendar, we feel a renewal. It is as if some parts of our lives turn out to be … Continue reading