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#tbt One from the Archive: “It’s oh so quiet. It’s oh so still….”

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#tbt One from the Archive:  “It’s oh so quiet. It’s oh so still….”

(First published on The Contented Calf website on Wednesday 4th January 2012. BF is approaching 2.5 years old and we're just getting back to our normal routine after the Christmas break...)  “…. You’re all alone, and so peaceful until….” Although yesterday (Tuesday) was the first official day back at work/nursery/normality etc after Christmas and New Year, it was this morning that made me smile a wry smile. Hubby normally does the Monday morning nursery run, which means that we both get up just before 7:00am – he to jump in the shower and get ready, me to get BF up and...

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7 Top Ideas & Gifts For a More Eco Christmas

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7 Top Ideas & Gifts For a More Eco Christmas

Finished your Christmas shopping, and just looking for stocking fillers? Mid-way through and searching for inspiration? Not yet started? It doesn't matter where you are in terms of Christmas preparation. We have got seven top ideas & gifts for a more Eco Christmas this year, which will make a positive impact - both on the recipient, and on our planet.  ✨ One ✨ These beautiful decorative reusable Strawsome glass straws (with a life-time guarantee) makes= the perfect Christmas gift for the eco-conscious recipient.  And why not create a lovely bundle of a straw, a recycled plastic carrying case and a cleaning brush?...

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