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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 natural mascara) donate 20% of their net profits to charities that improve the lives of children and animals, as well as making a great natural mascara. Sacet ethical jewellery make sure their workers have good working conditions and use recycled materials. When Golden Hour sunglasses got in touch about their successful IndieGoGo project, I was intrigued. As well as  ...

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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 Etsy. I love seeing the face behind the brand and knowing a little about the maker. This it isn’t something I have seen from larger jewellery brands, until I discovered Sacet ethical jewellery. Their strapline is “Exclusively designed. Inclusively priced. Ethically & consciously crafted.” Sacet got in touch to ask if  ...

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REVIEW: A Beautiful Wooden Wrist Watch from JORD

Wood is one of my favourite materials. We have oak furniture all around our house, and I just love the way it looks and feels. But I must admit, I’d never considered a wooden wrist watch until recently. JORD, who make stunning wooden wrist watches, contacted me to see if I’d like to review one of their watches*. Having checked their gorgeous Instagram account, I jumped at the chance. I’m so glad I did, after this beauty was delivered: Isn’t it beautiful? The watch  ...

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Ava, My Favourite Family, Thea, Things I Love

Half Term Highlights

As it’s half term, I’ve had a whole week with Ava and Thea, and two days with just Ava, which has been delicious. We’ve been to a great cowboy-themed party, our favourite playgroup, seen the world-famous Olney Pancake Race, been to play with friends and had friends over, been to meet up with some of my university friends and their little ones, had a great family meal at my mum’s house, and even had a very wet treasure hunt in the garden, with chocolate coins from  ...

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