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FAMILY ECO LIFE BLOG

Kids party blog

CREATING MAGIC WITH AN
ECO-FRIENDLY KIDS PARTY

Do you have a special birthday coming up that you would love to make super fun for the kids and also eco-friendly for our planet?

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ECO-FRIENDLY GIFT IDEAS
FOR EASTER

If you’ve been wanting to make the switch to enjoy more eco-friendly holidays, then Easter is a great time to get started! We’ve got some beautiful gift ideas that are both fun and kind to the environment, but first…. let’s talk chocolate!

Salt Tradingco

MEET CHANGE-MAKER: HANNAH
FROM SALT TRADING CO.

Sunshine Coast mum of two and creative talent Hannah Martin is one of our Family Eco Life change-makers! Dedicated to delivering a luxe eco-soy candle brand for lovers of all things sustainable, small batch, beautiful and eco-friendly.

BOKASHI NINJA

MEET CHANGE-MAKERS: JODIE
+ SHARI FROM BOKASHI NINJA

When long time Sunshine Coast friends Jodie and Shari decided to join forces on a new business venture they were committed to finding a business concept with a focus on sustainable living.

ECO INTENTIONS

SETTING AND SUSTAINING
ECO-GOALS IN 2021

Making resolutions and goals for the year ahead is a great way to kick start new habits but I personally find starting them on 1st January is way too much pressure….

Vesi Olo

MEET THE FOUNDER: Mel Rautio

Meet Mel from Sunshine Coast natural skincare business ‘Vesi Olo’.

Vegan, eco-packaging, affordable and hand-blended.

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HOW TO MINDFULLY DESIGN
YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE

It can take a little longer to mindfully create your space,  but ultimately you will end up with a space that stands  the test of time…

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WHICH PLANT BASED MILKS ARE MOST SUSTAINABLE

Now that there are so many plant milks on the market, the question is – which are the most sustainable?

Organic cotton

WHY WE CHOOSE ORGANIC COTTON
FOR OUR PYJAMAS

If you are new to organic cotton, or just interested in the ins and outs of the cotton industry, here are a few insights which explain why organic cotton is gaining popularity…

Misha Moran

MEET CHANGE-MAKER:
MISHA MORAN FROM
HEART THERAPEUTICS

Meet Misha Moran – mum, wife, naturopath, chef and creator of Sunshine Coast herbal tea business ‘Heart Therapeutics’.

ECO KIDS SPACE

TIPS FOR CREATING AN ECO-FRIENDLY KIDS SPACE

Integrating healthy eco-friendly decorating materials and décor items are a breeze when you know what to look for….

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WHY IS PALM OIL SO BAD?

Unfortunately many brands have also found ways to hide this ingredient by using different names and not disclosing where and how the oil was sourced…

Eco-picnic blog

TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR
PICNICS ECO-FRIENDLY

When restrictions on outings and gatherings relax around the country the first thing we do is head out into nature for the day!

MAKING ECO-LIVING FUN FOR KIDS

EASY WAYS TO MAKE ECO-LIVING
FUN FOR KIDS

When you have children and decide to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle it can be easy to make the change fun and exciting for them aswell. So how do you make it fun?

back to school blog

9 ECO-FRIENDLY BACK TO
SCHOOL TIPS

When you are doing your back to school shopping, are you also thinking about the impact that these choices make? Whether your choices are eco-friendly and sustainable for the environment?

Eco fathers day gifts

5 ECO-CONSCIOUS WAYS TO
CELEBRATE FATHERS DAY

Father’s Day is only a few days away so I wanted to help any late shoppers out with a few eco-conscious ideas to celebrate this Sunday. I hope these suggestions help you give a gift that is both environmentally friendly and memorable.

GIVING BACK

PURCHASE WITH PURPOSE:
THE EASIEST WAY TO GIVE BACK

If you have the ability to give back and actively do so, however big or small, it is something you should be immensely proud of! Selfless giving shows compassion, generosity and awareness for situations that may not immediately affect you.

COMPOSTING

HOME COMPOSTING!
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

When you are doing your back to school shopping, are you also thinking about the impact that these choices make? Whether your choices are eco-friendly and sustainable for the environment?