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”

Why slow living doesn’t mean missing out

You know those minimalist shots that you see on Instagram or those ideas in your head that slow living is all second hand, mismatched and old? Well I’m saying it doesn’t have to be. I’m a little unsure as to why it’s even been portrayed in this way and it took me a while toContinue reading “Why slow living doesn’t mean missing out”

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”

Shopping Sustainable Fashion (and why sometimes we can’t)

There are so many pro’s to shopping sustainable fashion and some of it doesn’t have to break the bank either, sometimes it’s just about making the conscious decision when given the chance. Shopping sustainably doesn’t require much effort either (sometimes none at all!) so I’ve popped some options below to shop more sustainably – andContinue reading “Shopping Sustainable Fashion (and why sometimes we can’t)”

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”

How to Sustainably Shop Black Friday

Anyone else getting emails left, right and centre about the latest Black Friday offers? Yep, me too. I think it is a great way of saving a bit of money on Christmas gifts which I’m sure is something no one would turn their nose up at but there are a few ways we can beContinue reading “How to Sustainably Shop Black Friday”

Benefits Of Knowing Your Style

I had a conversation recently that really got me thinking. If there is one thing I can talk continuously about its homes, houses and decor and this conversation was no different but what really stuck out to me is how it made me think about my own style afterwards. I then noticed this when scrollingContinue reading “Benefits Of Knowing Your Style”

Ectopic Pregnancy – My Story

***Trigger Warning*** Please don’t read if you won’t feel comfortable. I speak quite only about my ectopic pregnancy, being in the hospital, surgery and recovery so please don’t read on if you’re not ready. It’s been 1 month since I found out that I had an ectopic pregnancy and needed surgery to remove it. RecoveryContinue reading “Ectopic Pregnancy – My Story”

3 Skincare Tips I Would Tell My Younger Self and *That* Embarrassing Moment

I am sure there are many people that look back to their younger selves and wish they would have looked after their skin a little more. For me there are a few things I would say to myself and others now I have learnt my lessons and I could only hope that they would listenContinue reading “3 Skincare Tips I Would Tell My Younger Self and *That* Embarrassing Moment”

Changing The Way I Shop Skincare

For the past three years I have been buying beauty and skincare products from more high street, pharmacy brands and while this is all well and good more often than not I have ended up out of pocket. Either the product has not provided the results as expected, sometimes not at all and it endsContinue reading “Changing The Way I Shop Skincare”