Simple eco friendly changes to your beauty routine.

Going green and using greener items around your home, to be eco-friendly as part of your lifestyle, is not a sweeping process, or at least it isn’t for most of us. Whilst some changes can be simple and relatively inexpensive, like walking to work instead of driving, for example, or not buying lunch in a […]

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Going Green – Going shopping, but not as she knows it…

Unless you live under a rock, you won’t have failed to have notice that all over social media people are talking about Second Hand September which is #secondhandseptember across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The principal behind it is: “Every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure […]

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Greener items I take away on holiday.

*This is a not a sponsored post, although some of the brands mentioned I have worked with before and continue to use* I will cheerfully admit that we are not that good at being green about going on holiday. We would like to work on that. We do try to reduce waste, and use less […]

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Cloth pads are not as bad as you think. A giveaway too.

*This is not a paid or sponsored post* It has to be said, that we were using cloth products well before they were trendy and hipster. My tween, when she was a baby and toddler wore cloth nappies. We discovered early on that she was badly allergic to disposable nappies and our health visitor suggested […]

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Cruelty Free – how, why, what’s easy and what’s not.

Being cruelty free is something I have slowly become more passionate about. It’s a topic that many people feel very strongly about and can cause very heated discussions and feelings. This post isn’t really about that, more our personal journey and trying to work out how to make cruelty free work for us, and slowly […]

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We are rubbish at food waste. We need to do better.

I am not one for resolutions. I don’t tend to make plans for the new year, or swear I will try to make big changes. However, one of the things I wanted to do in 2019 was try and be better about food waste. We are, frankly, rubbish at it. As a family, we don’t […]

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Bird watching with My Living World

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to try* I have a little boy who loves nature. He is fascinated by how life works and all animals and plants interest him. We watch a lot of nature programs and I am becoming well versed in all sorts of things about birds, […]

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Why I am not making my whole family do Veganuary with me…

If you are active on social media, and aware of the trends of the year, then you will know that a lot of people are doing what is called “Veganuary” or “Veganjanuary”. Some people have gone from being meat eaters to giving up all animal produce and meat, and some people have transitioned from being […]

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Beautiful skin care from Nat-ul

*this is a review post. I was kindly sent some products to try. All opinions are our own* I am very fussy about what I put on my skin, and what I use to look after myself. There are some things that just won’t do, and I try and buy or use brands that stick […]

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