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…

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

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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…

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 –…

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…

Eco/Ethical Bra Options

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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…

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…

HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS! {US Edition}

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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}

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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)

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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…

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

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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…

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…

What’s in my Hospital Bag?

Baby, Eco + Conscious Living

At the time of writing I’m 37 weeks pregnant and as we prep for a hospital birth I’m putting together our “hospital bag” – our go bag with everything we…

UK Veg Box Review: 4 National Favourites Side by Side

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing

We first got a veg box the year before Clayton was born as I began my journey to reduce plastic food packaging and food miles. It was a local farm…

6 Minimal Living Baby Must Haves

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The first time round being pregnant, I walked out of a baby shop in my third trimester empty handed because I was so overwhelmed with all the options and things…

Conscious Fathers’ Day Gift Ideas

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Everyone gifts differently for Fathers day.  For some it’s small gifts, others a simple heartfelt card, and for others it’s a day for bigger gifts. However we gift for any…

How to start a backyard chicken coop!

Eco + Conscious Living, Homesteading

Before we get to chickens let’s just start by saying: you probably know I don’t like saying “How To” and prefer to tell you “How WE” and what we learned…

Why we chose an electric car… again. (and what might have stopped us.)

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Electric cars are put forward as the way of the future, but they’re not without their downsides: They’re more pricey, you’re somewhat limited on mileage, electricity still often comes from fossil fuels, and what…

11 Eco friendly, non toxic + low waste cleaners

Eco + Conscious Living

When I discovered how cleaners can affect health, from the artificial fragrances I immediately feel in my head, to other things I might not feel, they became one of the…

How I Research + Choose a Brand

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When I want to find a new item to bring into my home – how do I go about searching out a the right company for me?  So many of…

6 FREE Switches that Will save money AND waste! Part 1

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Can lowering waste really be less expensive? When you hear “zero waste” do you first picture people buying less and living a simple life, or a slew of wood and…

A (safer, cleaner, more mindful) Bathroom Tour

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing

The bathroom was the first place I started asking questions. Around the same time I went vegetarian, and committed to only eat Fairtrade chocolate – I was just touching on…

The 10 Best Plastic Free + Fairtrade Easter eggs! (US + UK)

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Why should we care what chocolate we buy at Easter? Whenever something is a “luxury” or avoidable purchase I think we can all take extra care on how we source…

14 Places We Buy Shoes for Ethical Options

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This is a list of the ethical shoes we own, buy, and wear and I hope it helps you narrow down your search or get some ideas! 

Coffee + Tea Brands We Love And Buy

Eco + Conscious Living

There are many questions, concerns, and things people think about when buying coffee and tea in a more conscious way. Like so many of these things there’s not a “right”…

For Easy Conscious Shopping: 20 Ethical Clothing Brands We Choose

Baby, Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

In buying clothes, as with everything we bring into your home, we want to know about our purchases. To know that they are caring for people in the production process,…

Thinking About Keeping Bees? Read This!

Eco + Conscious Living

Firstly, YES to you thinking about the idea of keeping bees, it’s a brilliant, rewarding and much needed journey. 80 – 96% of angiosperms (plants that flower and bear fruit)…

My 10 Skincare And Makeup Favorites From Beautycounter

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The links are affiliate links so I make a commission if you click through and end up purchasing, you don’t pay any more and it lets me take a bit…

A Week’s Grocery Plan + Spending

Eco + Conscious Living

Alright, this week I’m taking you through exactly what we buy, spend, and eat in a week! the picture above is most of what we purchased, and there’s a full breakdown of…