Secondhand September 2022

This year I’m knuckling down and taking part and challenging myself to secondhand September. It’s always been a tricky one as my birthday is in September so it’s like I’ll always get something new even if I buy secondhand. But this year I’m continuing with it as anyone would with a birthday in any otherContinue reading “Secondhand September 2022”

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”

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”

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”