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Ways we can keep the earth greener on ‘World Environment Day’

Our environment is something that is often taken for granted which is sad. It’s sad because we do this in spite of the fact it gives us everything we have and need to live. In fact, I don’t think there is a person among us who thinks we don’t need to look after our environment […]

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Emani Vegan Cosmetics – greener makeup for sensitive skin

*Gifted* but let’s be clear, all opinions are my own and I haven’t been paid to write a blog on them. The Emani Vegan Cosmetics range was founded by a woman named Michelle Doan who was fed up of makeup not being suitable for her sensitive skin as she suffered from cystic acne. As a […]

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Sustainable interior design for your home

Guest blog by Jill Bennett Interiors. Jill Bennett Interiors were founded in 2011 and based in Portadown, N.Ireland. You can find Jill over on Instagram and check out her website www.JillBennettInteriors.co.uk “THE HOME SHOULD BE AS INTERESTINGAS THE PERSON WHO OCCUPIES IT.” – Jill Bennett An organic approach to Interior Design… How can we take […]

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Vegan and Cruelty Free sunscreen for all the family

Sunscreen is one of those things we should all be using to protect our skin on a daily basis from sun damage and those pesky signs of ageing. Regularly when I’m advising people to wear sunscreen people ask “yeah but where can you get a cruelty free one?” and I tell them cruelty free is […]

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How to: From used cable reels to a beautiful table and stools for kids.

This is a guest post from Kirsty of Kirstys Creative Crafts . I fell in love with this project when I spotted it on Facebook and thought you guys would love it too. _________ One of my great loves in life is to craft, I find it therapeutic, relaxing and rewarding, especially if I have […]

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The 13 best beauty brands for the planet (and they are all cruelty free!)

How lucky are we to live in an age where we can buy skincare at the click of a button. Not that we normally have to but it sure is handy right now. Whether you love your high street brands or can’t bare to give up your high end luxury, the skincare market is quickly […]

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Save your bread waste and turn it into cinnamon bread sticks

Do you find everyone in your house avoids the heel of the bread? One of the kids always wants their crusts cut off? Or perhaps you just forgot about the loaf and it’s going a bit stale? Well, great news, you don’t have to bin it! I know some people like to blitz them for […]

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One swap that will make your make-up bag instantly more sustainable

I guess you want to know what sustainable swaps you can make in your make-up bag? I could start telling you to swap your retractable brow pencils for wooden ones you just sharpen or to invest in a packaging free foundation but when it comes to reducing waste, do you know what the biggest problem […]

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11 Swaps for a sustainable kitchen.

Next to our bedroom, the kitchen is the room people will spend most of their time in when at home. It’s also a room that is often filled with all those time saving gadgets and clutter we bought once upon a time because we thought we needed it. Anyone else got silicone egg poachers that […]

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How to find a much needed item of clothing second hand!

So often when I tell people I shop for clothes second hand they will come up with blocks as to why they couldn’t possibly do it too. A big one is that they wouldn’t be able to find a specific item second hand. Examples include: “But I can only buy clothes that are suitable for […]

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