Life & Style

Discover my latest lifestyle and fashion and posts, which tend to have a sustainable slant, as I’m trying to reduce our environmental impact.

The 1 Day No Single-Use Plastic Challenge

Climate change and oceans full of plastic. They are a few things I am really worried about. Last month’s weird heatwave was nice in a…


Sustainable Flowers for Mother’s Day

I can’t think of any mums who don’t love flowers. So I think they are always a winner when it comes to Mother’s Day gifting.…

Learning to Bake at a Sustainable Bread-Making Class

Ryan and I don’t really ‘do’ Valentine’s Day, other than cards, and a token gift, and maybe a Marks and Spencer meal deal if we’re…

Planning My Work (and Life) with a Gorgeous New Diary

I’m a little late uploading this post, but it is still January, so I thought I’d share a peek at my new diary as it’s…

The Game-Changing Way to Get Rid of Unwanted Hair, for Good

Unwanted hair. It can be a real confidence-killer, can’t it. I’ve always been jealous of my fair-haired friends, who can whip their legs out at…

How to Hold a Homemade Creative Birthday Party for Kids

Ava is eight! It’s hard to believe that this time eight years ago, Ryan and I were sitting at home with a teeny baby, in…

Cadbury Cocoa Life: Chocolate with a Clear Conscience

Are you trying to shop more consciously? We, as consumers, are beginning to ask more questions. I try to do my homework and shop with…

Great Gifts for Travel Fans

Do you have a travel fan to buy for this Christmas? Read on for some ideas for Christmas gifts for travel fans, all designed to…

Inspirational and Ethical Christmas Gifts for Kids

If you’re looking for ethical gifts for kids, I have hand-picked a selection that should tick all the boxes, from babies to teens. Each brand…

Wearing a Bikini for the First Time in Eight Years

Around this time last year, I started on my David Lloyd Clubs wellness journey. I was doing so well. But I have to confess that…

TLC with Organic Aromatherapy Wellness Balms

Do you sometimes feel like your life is so busy it’s spiralling out of control? Most of us are juggling work, family, life admin, and…

10 Easy Swaps to Reduce Waste

This week is #ZeroWasteWeek which is great for raising awareness, but for me, kind of daunting. I am really trying hard to live a more…

How To Get The Right Sized Salt-Water Sandals

Sandal season: the best time of the year, right? I’m wearing my lush gold Salt-Water Sandals at every opportunity. I’ve been eyeing them up for years…

Golden Hour Sunglasses that Give Sight-Saving Surgery

When I shop, I like to find companies that give back in one way of another. For example, PHB Ethical Beauty (who make a fab…

Who Made My Sacet Ethical Necklace?

Do you give much thought to who makes your jewellery? I try and support small jewellery brands, by buying from independent makers from places like…

Searching for the Cheshire Cat on a HiddenCity Trail Around London

A few weeks ago, I had a brilliant time on a HiddenCity trail around London for my friend’s birthday. This high tech Alice in Wonderland-themed self-guided tour…

Finding Peace at The Chilled Mama Retreat

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to experience truly peaceful, mindful day on a Chilled Mama Retreat. I’d been looking forward to…

A New Way to Exercise with Blaze at David Lloyd

Exercise. I’d be lying if I said I loved it, but thanks to our membership at David Lloyd Club, I have found quite a few…

The Life-Changing Magic of Exercise with David Lloyd

Last year, I was forced out of my comfort zone. We were gifted a family membership at our local David Lloyd Health Club, so that…

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Independent Makers

Mother’s Day is the 11th of March this year, so it’s time to plan her gifts! To help inspire you, I’ve selected some of my…

Ethically Made Organic Sweatshirts You’ll Love

I am trying to shop more ethically. I’ve been very successful with my beauty products over the past couple of years, thanks to my partnership…

Life and Wellness Plans for 2018

Happy New Year! Did you have a nice time on New Year’s Eve? We had a little party and it was great fun. So now…

Gorgeous Ethical Gifts for Her, You’ll Feel Good About Giving

It’s really easy to do your gift shopping on the high street or online, but with a bit of extra thought and planning, you can…