The problem with glitter…

Actually, I don’t have a problem with glitter, in principal, but a LOT of people hate it. It’s something you either love or loathe. My husband cannot stand glitter and he gets pale and shakey at the thought of it entering our house. I think most people hate it because it is hard to clean […]

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going green in every day life as a family

*This post does contain links to items we have been sent to review, or affiliate links where we may make some revenue if you make a purchase via our link* Going green, or being greener, or trying to live a lifestyle that has slightly less impact on the environment then you probably have or are […]

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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.

Cloth pads are not as bad as you think. People can be very squeamish about the idea, but hopefully this post might make them seem less scary. 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 […]

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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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