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…

How I’m hitting the next season of working motherhood

I always wanted to work while being a mother. I’ve worked for myself since I was 4 months pregnant with Clayton and I love it. When I was 4 months…

16 Things I Bought on Maternity Leave!

I like to think of myself as minimal, but I feel like I shopped my way through maternity leave way more than I normally do.  Adjusting to a new season…

Catching up after maternity leave + a summer away!

It’s been a minute since I’ve logged onto to any online platform! So as I dust off my laptop and tip toe back into real life, here’s an update on…

My Go To Skincare + Makeup Brands (US/UK/worldwide)

Beautycounter, Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Why do I care what I put on my skin? It was standing in the shower, with my Clayton bump, squirting a highly medicated shampoo into my hand that I…

What we might NOT need to hear when we’re pregnant.

There are lots of things that aren’t helpful to hear when you’re pregnant, but I want to touch on pregnancy and weight gain from my own experience and learning! People’s…

Creating a Non Toxic Bed: What We Use

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

Why Do I Care What We Sleep On? Everything I bring into my home gets assessed in terms of its impact on people, planet and our personal health! All three…

Whole Spelt Shortbread + Strawberries and Cream Shortbread Stack

Desserts

Shortbread is one of the quickest and easiest biscuits/cookies to make! It has no eggs and really just 3 essential ingredients: here those are honey, spelt flour and butter. We…