10 Affordable and Sustainable Stationery Picks For The New School Year

10 Affordable and Sustainable Stationery Picks for the New School Year

Sustainable food and fashion are hot topics in today’s world, but stationery is an area in which you wouldn’t necessarily think about sustainability. However, did you know that over 1.6 billion pens are thrown away every year? Most of these pens are made of plastic and are not easy to recycle, so they end up …

How I Package Houseplant Cuttings To Send In The Post

How I Package Houseplant Cuttings To Send In The Post

There are many benefits of keeping houseplants in your home. I’m a huge fan of plants and my home is full of them! However, they do have a tendency to grow, multiply and take over. One way to stop houseplants from overrunning your home is to take cuttings to sell or give away. This is …

How to Reuse These 9 Common Packaging Items

How to Reuse These 9 Common Packaging Items

With the world currently preoccupied with the COVID-19 crisis, the environmental issues the world is facing have taken a back seat in our collective consciousness. But of course, these issues haven’t gone anywhere! It is still hugely important to take care of the environment and do our best to minimise and reverse the damage that …

7 Ways to Protect Dry Hands in Winter

7 Ways to Protect Dry Hands in Winter – Featuring Mary Jean

It’s Autumn now, and the weather is starting to get cooler. This means hot drinks, cosy bonfires and snuggly jumpers, as well as crisp, Autumn walks, blackberry picking and a visit to the pumpkin patch. For me, this also means it’s time to start taking extra care of my hands. When I was a teenager …

Reducing Microfibre Pollution with the Guppyfriend Washing Bag

Reducing Microfibre Pollution with the Guppyfriend Washing Bag

I am always on the lookout for ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle, and I recently came across the Guppyfriend Washing Bag. This is a bag designed to catch microfibres that are released when we wash our clothes. What are microfibres? Microfibres are small strands of plastic that are released from the synthetic materials …

My Experience Trying Protein Shakes for the First Time

My Experience Trying Protein Shakes for the First Time

Protein shakes have always been something that I have heard about but never actually considered taking myself. I have always been an active person, but my focus has been on exercising to stay generally healthy and in shape, rather than on building muscle, which is what I always associated protein shakes with. Despite …

Should I Use Antiperspirant Or Natural Deodorant?

Should I Use Antiperspirant or Natural Deodorant?

This post is going to be all about deodorant. Let’s face it, it’s natural to get sweaty, stinky armpits from time to time, and most of us choose to control it in some way. But are we really aware of what we are applying to our bodies? Why do we smell? Certain parts of our …

Do Acupressure Mats Really Work?

Do Acupressure Mats Really Work?

Last December, I purchased a High Pulse Acupressure Mat. I first learned about acupressure mats from an advert on Facebook, and I had been interested in buying one for a while. They are supposed to have many benefits for physical and mental health. I had been experiencing anxiety so I hoped it would be a …