Author Archives: Nikki Fotheringham

About Nikki Fotheringham

Nikki is an author and writer specializing in green living ideas and tips, adventure travel, upcycling, and all things eco-friendly. She's traveled the globe, swum with sharks and been bitten by a lion (fact). She lives with her husband and a very bad dog.

Brilliant Natural Swimming Pools

Eco-friendly pool

Pool's out for summer! Say no to energy-guzzling, chloride drenched swimming pools and yes to natural swimming pools that you can make yourself. I don't mean icky, slimy ponds that smell like sweaty feet; meet he new generation of stunning natural pond pools.

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Barefoot Venus Giveaway!

Barefoot Venus contest

I do try to buy personal care products that aren’t bad for me and for the environment, but I’m just not sure what’s safe. So I’ve compiled a ‘dirty dozen’ list to help you weed out products that aren't good for you. And a Barefoot Venus Giveaway!

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How to Forage for Fiddlehead Ferns

how to cook fiddlhead ferns

Fiddleheads are the unopened leaves of the ostrich fern. Young fiddlehead fronds are a favorite among foragers as they are delicious. Want to know how to identify and cook fiddleheads? We've got your back!

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