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The Loveliest Luxury Natural Lip Balm from Bali Balm

Lip balms. A staple in most handbags and pockets, and something I am addicted to. If you’ve ever had that panic of going out without a lip balm stashed somewhere about your person, you probably are too! But lip balms are not all created equal. Many have chemical fillers, or are made with petroleum jelly (a by product of the oil industry). So for me, it has to be a natural lip balm, every time. After all, we do eat whatever we put on our lips! Another reason to choose natural lip balm  ...

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Life & Style

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 way. I, for one, loved hanging my washing out to dry! But when you think about the reasons for that remarkably unseasonable weather, it’s enough to  ...

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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. But did you know that not all flowers are created equal? Many bouquets come at a huge environmental cost, which I had no idea about until recently. The  ...

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A Nicer Way to Wake Up, Feeling Refreshed

Am I alone in dreading the alarm clock wake up call? I don’t think anyone loves it, but I think it’s fair to say that some people are more suited to mornings than others. I am definitely not a morning person! So anything to ease the transition from sleep to some semblance of  ...

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Love Lula February Beauty Box Review

I really look forward to receiving my Love Lula Beauty Box each month*, and delving into that cardboard box to see what treasures await. February’s box contains five full-sized products, together worth £60. A recurring subscription to the Love Lula Beauty Box is £14.95, including postage. You  ...

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Our Home Improvement Plans for 2019

About this time last year, I wrote about the plans I had for our home. So how did we get on? Not very well, it turns out! We were so busy with work and life, we have only managed to tick off a couple of things. So this is my new and improved home improvement list for 2019.

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