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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 sends chills down the spine. The pictures of seas of plastic? Also horrific. We are ruining our planet and sleepwalking into a disaster. Can we do anything to stop this catastrophe? I don’t know  ...

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House to Home

Three Months of Our LiveLAGOM Project with IKEA and Hubbub

At the start of the year, we began our  LiveLAGOM project with IKEA and Hububb. We were incredibly excited to be selected as ambassadors, to see if we can live a more sustainable life, with the help of £500 worth of IKEA products. Being a huge IKEA fan, I didn’t need asking twice! The idea of the project is to live a more LAGOM life, which comes from the Swedish phrase ‘lagom är bäst’ (the right amount is best). So enjoying what you love, while not taking more than you need. So we set  ...

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House to Home, Things I Love

New Year’s Resolutions: #LiveLAGOM

Normally, I’m not one for making lots of New Year’s Resolutions, as I am not very good at keeping them! But this year, I am working with IKEA on a sustainable living project, called LiveLAGOM, which is encouraging the Pink family to make some good resolutions, and helping us to keep them. IKEA, along with environmental charity Hubbub are trying to help people live a more sustainable life. It’s not about depriving yourself of the nice things in life. It’s about taking  ...

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