Where We Can Still ‘Shop Small’

I follow a lot of small businesses and love that they offer different things compared to what you can get on the high street. ‘Fast shopping’ is what I’m going to call it, a little like fast fashion but for everything else like homewares, accessories, baby items. I could go on of course there’s loads!Continue reading “Where We Can Still ‘Shop Small’”

We took our 5 month old baby UK to USA – hand luggage only!

This post contains affiliate links. The story starts months and months before when we were invited over to the states for my cousins wedding. It would be a once in a lifetime opportunity so we said yes! Even being pregnant I thought it would be great. It wasn’t until we had her and she wasContinue reading “We took our 5 month old baby UK to USA – hand luggage only!”

A Bit About Disney’s Baby Care Centres

This post contains affiliate links I started this piece about 5 baby things in Disney but found I could go on and on about the baby care centres in the parks. I didn’t know much about them before we went and only knew they were there and yet found the baby care centres in eachContinue reading “A Bit About Disney’s Baby Care Centres”

Buying Consciously at Christmas

I love Christmas shopping more than any other kind. I think the festive music in shops, the fact that people are celebrating at the same time and it means I get to wrap lots of presents at the same time. I’m sure I will not be alone when I say that I love Christmas shoppingContinue reading “Buying Consciously at Christmas”

Creating A Relaxing Space

I’ve always been really interested in interiors. From a little tweak here to a full renovations I find them inspiring, productive and it’s interesting to see how different people design their own spaces. Some people like bright colours, maximalism and funny prints. Others prefer neutrals and less decorative items around them. I lean more towardsContinue reading “Creating A Relaxing Space”

Buying Consciously Online vs In Person

I’m not the biggest fan of online shopping so not buying clothes online for a few months has been quite easy. I can think of 2 items in my wardrobe that were bought online. One of them had been seen in store a couple of years ago and the other should have been returned butContinue reading “Buying Consciously Online vs In Person”

FOMO, Sustainability and Minimalism

When we live in a world where we not only see our friends wearing a new top we can see a hundred people on the internet also wearing a new top. And that sometimes, with no surprise, can make us want a new top. This is why even when I really wanted to be moreContinue reading “FOMO, Sustainability and Minimalism”

Why I *Never* Pay Full Price

I recently posted the below image on Instagram as the dress I’d bought early in 2020 had been reduced from £69 to £6.90! What a saving I thought. My kind of floaty dress in a light fabric, ideal for the day or night with a feminine feel all at a snip of a price. ItContinue reading “Why I *Never* Pay Full Price”

What ‘Buy Consciously’ means to me

I’m talking more and more about how I want to ‘buy consciously not constantly’ so today I thought I’d expand a little on what I actually mean by it. It’s quite a wide variety of intentions summed up in a short phrase so here we go. Sustainability When I can browse the rails in charityContinue reading “What ‘Buy Consciously’ means to me”

Sustainable Shaving Using Estrid

A few weeks ago now the Estrid razor was everywhere. Almost every YouTuber I watched was doing some kind of collaboration with them advertising how great they were but it is quite difficult through a screen to know if something will actually work for you so it took me a while to commit to aContinue reading “Sustainable Shaving Using Estrid”