IN THIS ISSUE
Welcome to our first GREEN edition. In this edition you'll be able to find ways you can improve your eco credentials, ways to teach youngsters about their environmental responsibilities, the health benefits of fermented food, how to go green in the garden and you'll find some great suggestions on how you can use recycled materials for kids' craft. There's even an article on the greatest 'green' day of all, St Patrick's Day. Plus we've grouped all our regular contributors in a new section...Regular Features.
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Nine neat ways to teach kids about the Environment.
Respect for the environment needs to begin early. And it's the little things they learn when young that can set up positive habits for the rest of their lives. We've found nine involving ways to help kids become aware of eco-issues.
Read about them HERE
Green isn't just healthy, it's really yummy too.
We've put together a bumper issue of fabulous recipes with a green theme. They offer healthy eating or just a gorgeous green flavour fest. There's everything from snacks to desserts. You can find them all HERE.
Things to do!
We've got some great craft ideas using recycled materials. Plus, we've collected some cool games for indoors and outdoors, all based on eco themes. You'll find them all HERE.
St Patrick's Day
Here's the rundown on how it started, games to play and things to do, and a selection of Irish recipes you can use to celebrate the world's most popular feast day. You'll find it all HERE.
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Teabags, vinegar and baking soda... all good for your garden.
We're all for reducing chemicals in our lives, especially in the garden. Find out how to substitute ordinary household ingredients and still wage war on insects and weeds. You can read all about it HERE.
Plus... In Your Corner, Something to Cook About, Wine Matters, and more
There are new reader contributions, new book reviews, great garden ideas and diaries for March and April. You can read the next instalment of "In Your Corner", continue exploring Donbridge in "Something to Cook About" and catch up on Wine Matters. There's so much to enjoy! Thank you to all our Regular Contributors and to everyone who continues to send us content. We greatly appreciate your support.
Helping children sleep better.
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Marsha and Mary
Marsha and Mary