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”

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 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”

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”