Sustainable Living

For us, living alone well means living sustainably. We share articles encouraging a sustainable way of life for our solos.

Swishing Parties: The Social Way To Recycle And Share Clothes

Clearing out old clothing for recycling or giving to charity is often something we are all guilty of putting off. It’s troublesome and tiring, not to mention difficult – what if I get rid of this top I’ve not worn in three years, only to regret it...

3 Ways To Add A Bedroom And Boost Your Property Value

Adding an extra bedroom can really help to give your property value a boost. Here, David Knight from roof window retailer Roof Windows 4 You outlines three innovative ways you can add an extra bedroom to your home. Roof Windows 4 You In the past...

10 Tips To Prepare For An Eco-Friendly Christmas

We all know Christmas is supposed to be a time for giving. It is the season of joy and exchanging gifts with loved ones. However, it can also be the most expensive time of the year causing damage to our environment! Did you know, for example, as...

12 Quick Tips For Throwing A Christmas Party In Your Home

Christmas parties are a great way to get friends together to celebrate the festive season. Give yourself plenty of time to work out the details so that your party will be as stress-free as possible. Here are some top tips for throwing a Christmas...

Top Planning Tips If You’re Paying For Christmas Solo

Christmas can be a very expensive time of year as all of the costs add up for presents, festive decorations, meals out with friends and entertaining at home. Planning and paying for Christmas induced festivities can lead to a jaw-dropping January...

If You Are Going Solo This Christmas, Embrace It!

Christmas is quickly creeping into our peripheral vision. Matching family pyjama ads and the now obligatory Elf-film themed memes popping up on our social media timelines act as timely reminders that the season to be jolly fast approaches. There are...

Neither Buying Nor Renting: The Clachan Co-Housing Project

Living alone since 1996 and after 25 years of marriage, Irene is in the process of transitioning to living in a multi-generation co-housing community. She has two sons, will next year turn 70 and now seems like the right time to make big changes in...

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