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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Stuff we love – January 2019

Welcome to our monthly round up of stuff we loved. January 2019 seems to have flown, and I am trying to decide if that’s a good thing or not because it’s been a month of real challenges. 2019 seems to be determined to keep us on our toes. We have a brief round up of […]

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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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Stuff we love – November 2018

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas. December is here. Our November round up of things we love is brief and late, because we are already a week into December and it’s all things Christmassy from now on in… Sharing a few things we love. There may be some affiliate links within this post […]

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Beautiful skin oils with Awesome Natural Skincare…

I am not a beauty blogger, my eyebrows are not instgram worthy, and I don’t have the knowledge to share about beauty regimes (although I do have quite an impressive collection of lipsticks and lip balms, which my tweenager tries to borrow) but I am fussy about skin care and what I use on my […]

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Making skin glow. This mum needs that.

Now I am past forty, I am really realizing that I need to take my skin care more seriously, and look after the skin I have, to help it age as gracefully as possible, and prevent future issues if possible. I have quite dry skin but also struggle with oily areas, and I do have […]

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No Make Up May… 

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… I own a fair bit of make up but I hate wearing it! There, I said it.  I wear it when I have to, for special occasions or work events, or when I’m feeling particularly haggard if sleep is lacking, but secretly I hate it. […]

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Beautiful skincare from Antique Apothecary

I am incredibly picky about what I put on my skin and have tried many lotions and skin care treatments over the years, and when I find a brand I like, I stick to them but sometimes something new comes along that surprises me.  When the lovely team at Antique Apothecary asked me if I […]

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When dry skin on your hands is a major problem…

I wash my hands a lot. I work with small children, which often means I get messy. My hands are often very dry and sore at the end of the day, and I have a mild form of psoriasis which means they get easily irritated and can take a while to heal.  I have “fancy” […]

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