As a Warwick Castle Blogger Ambassador, I was very excited to be able to go and stay over at the Knights Village with my family last weekend and check out their Live Action Warwick Castle War of the Roses extravaganza. We have stayed over before and really enjoyed it, but this time my husband got… Read More Warwick Castle: War of the Roses
The way we consume TV is changing. My husband always tells me a story about when he was a kid and he would go with his sisters to visit his nan. They would stay for the weekend and one of their (many) treats would be that they would take it in turns to choose a… Read More How TV is changing and Netflix are leading the way.
Finding natural beauty products is HARD. Trying to avoid every company that test on animals or contain animal products or nasty chemicals is a real struggle. I recently shared a graphic which highlighted just some of the cosmetics companies that test on animals or are not considered ‘ethical’ towards animals and I have been making… Read More My Top 5 All Natural Beauty Products
I have written before about days out at the beach with your toddler and how to prepare for them, but last week was our first proper week long holiday (aside from a five day Center Parcs stay a few months ago).We spent last week on holiday in Cornwall and had the BEST time. I suppose… Read More National Trust in Cornwall
Cheese might be the thing I miss the most you know. Bacon is a close second, but cheese is just in all of my favourite meals and it is the thing I have found the hardest to give up. It is also the thing I have had the least luck finding a tasty substitute for…until… Read More Trying Vegan Cheese
In my quest to leave a more toxin free life (excluding wine… no one’s perfect) I am switching up all of the things I usually buy for things that are more sustainable/natural. One thing in my home that I use quite a lot, but never really thought about before is candles. I don’t know about… Read More Soy Candles VS Paraffin Candles
Does anyone else have to look at their calendar to try and remember what has happened over the last week? My memory is awful. I went for an interview yesterday and got through the first round so that’s pretty big news from my week. It sounds like the perfect job for me: part time, local,… Read More Cruelty free cosmetics, a strong pose and a unicorn sandwich. #LittleLoves
Ah ‘me time’. How often do you hear that phrase? I must say it on average 30 times a day and what it really means is ‘please just leave me the hell alone for five minutes!’. It is something that is personal to everyone and it becomes even more important once you have kids, because… Read More What is ‘me time’ and how do you get it?
Veganism, sustainability… it’s all a big learning curve for my family and I, but we’re trying our best. If you caught my earlier post on sustainable living, I talked about how switching to Ecotricity could make a massive impact to the planet with such little effort from you, today I want to talk about another… Read More Cleaning Cupboard Staples – sustainable, vegan friendly essentials.
Since we moved into our house last December, we have concentrated on getting the downstairs decorated. That is the bit people see and was our focus really, so we looked like we had our act together and life wasn’t quite as chaotic as it really was. I have shared an office tour with you, you… Read More How to get a fresh, minimalist feel to your bedroom.