Since we are now safely passed the mid-November mark, it's an acceptable time for a Christmas post! As a kid, one of the staple Christmas traditions in our house was the advent calendar. Chocolate every day, before lunchtime! What a friggin' treat. This year I decided that I wanted to bring back the advent calendar … Continue reading DIY Christmas Advent Calendar!
Guess who’s back (back, back). Back again, (‘gain, ‘gain). It’s me, Popizzle – real name, no gimmicks. Throwin’ back to a bit of early 00’s rap. No regrets…. So I’ve been off the radar for waaay too long, but I have an excuse. I’ve been visiting other continents, meeting new people, and doing a whole … Continue reading EHRA – Every Human Requires Adventure (Poppy’s Back!)
If you haven't heard of Green Elephant yet, prepare to be enlightened! An online marketplace based in the Bay of Plenty, with an exceptionally well curated range of healthy, ethical, and sustainable products - these folks have it all covered! After researching alternative, natural products for their own personal use, they soon discovered a raft of NZ companies with … Continue reading Green Elephant
Since giving up dairy earlier this year, I have been missing some of my favourite baked sweet treats. I wanted to give dairy and egg-free baking a go but really had no idea where to begin, so started with a trusty Google search and took it from there. Chocolate chip cookies are a classic and … Continue reading Easy Vegan Choc Chip Cookies!
Lately, I’ve been struggling to find motivation. Whether it be to exercise, to cook proper meals, or to go out and socialise - it just hasn’t been coming easily. Lack of motivation is something we all battle sometimes, but recently it’s been creeping in to places I don’t want it to. As much as I … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Green
Hey everyone! Phew, one year has absolutely flown by- Happy birthday, us! I realise that you guys have had A LOT to process, and I thought that the best thing to do at this stage is to do a recap: The top 5 ways to reduce your waste. Easy steps and switches to make the … Continue reading Poppy’s Top 5 Tips!
It's our first birthday! Hello everyone, Blick here! Needless to say, this is a very special day for us. A whole year has passed since we launched this blog, and what an incredible time we've had. As we've continued our Use Good Stuff journey, we've been learning and sharing as much as we can about … Continue reading Use Good Stuff Turns 1!
Are you bored with your ordinary goldfish? Is your fish tank feeling bland and boring? Then you need GloFish; a new and improved fish that comes in your choice of six exciting colours. Choose from galactic purple, electric green, and more! Buy the first genetically modified pet available for sale and liven up your fish … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Genetically Modified Organisms?
I’m pretty much convinced that there is a sustainable and/or ethical alternative for every product we commonly use. There isn’t much we haven’t thought of already, which is pretty spectacular. We just need to look for those alternatives, is all! Stationery is found in every household because it is just way too inconvenient not to … Continue reading My Mojo – Eco Stationery
A little while ago, I made a post about switching to a vegetarian diet. I noted that I would probably go vegan eventually, and that I would really miss cheese. Well, now I have… And I do. But it has certainly been a lot easier than expected. Just like last year when I was removing … Continue reading Livin’ La Vida Vegan