Have Yourself a Rubbish Little Christmas!

How about a little recycled vinyl in your Christmas stocking?
How about a little recycled vinyl in your Christmas stocking?

Oh boy.

I’ve relented.

It’s December and I’ve finally come around to the idea of thinking about Christmas.

It’s not that I don’t like it; on the contrary, Christmas time is great. I just cannot stomach all the hype and perpetual consumer pressure that seems to start bearing down on us from about mid-October.

Anyway, over the weekend I spent a little time hopping around in cyberspace seeking out a few inexpensive, minimal-rubbish flavoured things to add to Santa’s list and I thought I’d share my findings with you, my rubbish-loving chums!

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How To: ‘Enjoy’ a Rubbish Children’s Party!

Instead of baking cupcakes, how about knitting them? A 'crafty' way to adapt a party junk-food standard into something fun and creative.
Instead of baking cupcakes, how about knitting them? A 'crafty' way to make a party junk-food standard into something fun and creative. (Cupcakes courtesy of Thomas's Mum!)

By that I mean, how to have all the fun without creating a great stack of trash!

Children’s parties are big business and they have become expensive nightmares filled with plastic tat, most of which ends up in the bin the minute the guests head home.

Here are some of my top tips for taking parties ‘back’ to what they used to be; simple, fun events that celebrate your child’s special day!

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