The Better Holiday Gift Guide {US Edition with black friday offers}

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

I’m here to make conscious, thoughtful holiday shopping a bit simpler, and more fun! Each year I LOVE putting together these lists! I fall in love with my favourite companies…

Better Holiday Gift Guide 2022 {UK version with black friday offers}

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

I’m here to make conscious, thoughtful holiday shopping a bit simpler, and more fun! Each year I LOVE putting together these lists! I fall in love with my favourite companies…

Beautycounter’s 2022 Fall + Holiday Collection: Reviewed!

Beautycounter, Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Each year my favourite B corp beauty brand Beautycounter releases a line of fun fall and holiday sets I love to test out! They’re all made with people and planet…

Evolve Organic Beauty Holiday Collection: Reviewed!

I honestly think these are some of the best gifts out there in clean and eco beauty! The small Evolve Beauty brand came out top for me when I dived…

Better Advent Calendars for 2022! (worldwide options)

Eco + Conscious Living, holidays

I grew up with little paper advent calendars and we LOVED them. There was no chocolate and the simple excitement of the count down and new picture to reveal was…

After 3 months of social sabbatical: Am I quitting social media forever?

Three months ago I deleted social media. For 12 weeks I didn’t look back and lived life without posting, scrolling or sharing life there. I wrote about why I did…

OUR LOCAL FOOD CHALLENGE!

Bananas. Tahini. Coffee… three of our favourite staples that we’re waving goodbye to for a month. We’re going on a family learning journey and challenging ourselves to source all our…

Olive + June: Press On Nail Review

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing

I don’t actually paint my nails very often. Between the extra cost of choosing safer formulated options, and the time, along with my lifestyle that’s more gardening than manicure… I…

DIY leg waxing with sugar: A review!

Over the last 2 decades I’ve shaved my legs, I’ve epilated, I’ve waxed, I’ve not done anything… but as with anything I’m always looking for a non toxic, lower ingredient,…

Evolve Organic Beauty: Winter Showcase Review

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

All links in this post are affiliate links because I ask for those with any brand I love! When you shop through them I make a small commission which lets…

DIY non toxic, low waste dry shampoo

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, Vegan

This recipe has been a go to for years. So many of you have written to me as I’ve shared it on social media and said it’s a game changer. …

August Garden + Chicken Update!

Eco + Conscious Living, Homesteading

Gardening is the thing I struggle most to find time for alongside parenting. (That’s of the things I actually try to find time for, which feels like a small few…

Social Media Sabbatical: How it’s going!

lifestyle

a 5 minute 27 second read Having spent 8 years posting everything on the internet, as silly as it sounds, it was strange and freeing to take a trip last…

Second Hand Summer Wardrobe Additions + Capsule

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

Estimated read time: 2 minutes, 34 seconds Over the last few weeks I’ve been investing in a few more second hand clothing items and I wanted to share them –…

Roey Gold: A Birth Story

Baby, lifestyle

We opened the email on my phone, standing in our little kitchen. A split second later we looked at each other through a blur of happy tears. Neither of us…

A Childhood Cooking lesson: Our Simple Scalable Cake Recipe!

Cakes, Desserts

This is the basic formula for every cake I’ve ever made. So here’s a little lesson from inside my mind, and the way I was taught as a child, to…

Isla’s First Birthday

Baby, Cakes, Eco + Conscious Living

Last weekend we celebrated Isla’s first birthday. I love birthdays and celebration and this one came with a lot of emotion for me. My challenge to myself is to make…

I’m taking a Social Media Sabbatical

Well friends, I’m taking a social media sabbatical! For me that means I’m signing off Instagram for a while and I’m excited, definitely a bit nervous if I’m honest, but…

Favourite things, Affiliate Brands + Discount Codes

These are the most asked for links from social media for the brands and companies we love and shop – some with discount codes, some simply affiliate links to keep…

Eco/Ethical Bra Options

Eco + Conscious Living, Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

I haven’t bought a “real” bra (2 sports bras excluded) in a decade, since before knew the impact of the clothing industry. An even when I had all the non-ethical…

Spring and Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (USA)

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Shopping ethically and more mindfully for gifts can be a real challenge – especially when we have a lot going on! I hope I can take some of the time…

Limited time 30% off: My personal top picks from Beautycounter

Beautycounter

I love a discount on anything more pricey in the eco/ethical world!  It’s often just more expensive so we’ll take any discount we can get.  Below are my own personal…

Oat Flour Chocolate Banana Cake

I make this less sweet chocolate banana bread  all the time just for me, but sometimes I just want more of a cake like feel for making for other people…

What is a B Corp? Here are some we love + use every day!

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

What is a B corp brand? There are many certifications a brand can get that mean an array of different things, but B corp is one of my favourites. The…

Spring + Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

It might be for mothers day, it might be a birthday gift need – whatever you’re shopping for I know that well sourced and low impact gifts can be a…

Easy Apple Baked Oatmeal

Breakfast ideas, Desserts

This has become a delicious and easy breakfast favourite!  I started making these prep ahead baked oatmeal slices for an easy prep ahead gluten and dairy free breakfast when we…

The guide to Alternative Gifts!

I LOVE shopping for gifts and finding things that I love and have a more positive impact on people and planet! But I know it can be overwhelming – which…

HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS! {US Edition}

Beautycounter, Eco + Conscious Living, Eco + Conscious Living, holidays, lifestyle

I love putting these together each year and here’s your 2021 version! A list of things we love, that are sourced the way we value all caring for people and…

HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS! {UK Edition}

Beautycounter, Eco + Conscious Living, Eco + Conscious Living, holidays

Each year I LOVE putting together a list to help you shop the way I would without the stress of having to think of options yourself. I curate this list…

Beautycounter Fall + Holiday Review (and 20% off first purchase code)

Beautycounter, Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas, holidays

I’ve now opened and played with every set from this collection and overall, I’m really happy but here is a full review of what I’d buy and what I’m confused…