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Green Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

At Use-Ta! we love all things sustainable and eco-friendly. In the interest of a special day coming up very soon, I thought I would collate a few green pressie ideas that you might like to use for your own mum or pass on to a significant other (#getthehint). 

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Eco-conscious ideas for when you’re out and about!

You might have noticed that we no longer use single use shopping bags at Use-Ta! Finding out more about the impact of producing shopping bags (paper and plastic) got me thinking about all the ways in which we can make a small difference to our environment, just by being prepared and organised. Here’s some ideas on how to turn any outing with your little ones into an eco-friendly adventure!

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5 Things to De-clutter Before School Starts!

  The start of the school year is fast approaching and while it's been lovely to spend quality family time together, I know in our family we're all going stir-crazy and really looking forward to the new term! Before we get there, I am definitely feeling the urge to organise the house so we can hopefully keep the transition to school as stress-free as possible.  Before I start any project it makes me feel better to write a list (classic procrastination technique!) so here goes, my top 5 areas that need to be de-cluttered and reorganised before the end of the school holidays: 1. The Tupperware Drawer Every school has different expectations for school lunches and it might be worth sussing out...

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