Monthly Archives: March 2017

Beauty Boost Skin Restore; Review & Competition

Green People are one of my favourite organic beauty brands. I discovered Green People’s Beauty Boost  Skin Restore by accident. I ran out of face cream, and grabbed a sample sachet which I’d been sent a while ago. What a happy accident it was! A reminder to be braver and try new skincare from time to time! You see, I’ve reached an age when to be blunt my skin looks tired. I don’t drink enough water, and I drink far too much caffeine. My skin looks in desperate need of hydration.

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World Poetry Day with Viking

Poetry, some people may raise an eyebrow and question whether they like poetry. But, take away the music from most pop songs, and the lyrics could be a poem. Viking asked me to join in their celebration of World Poetry Day, by recreating a piece of my favourite poem. I couldn’t wait to get started!

Caligraphy set from Viking for International Poetry Day

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Bamboo Toothbrush Review

When I started on my journey to  reduce waste and live a more eco-friendly life, I decided to start small. I wanted to make small changes, and keep the changes, rather than attempt to change it all and fail. One thing I had never considered, was my toothbrush. Most toothbrushes which you buy in the shop are plastic. A type of plastic which cannot readily be recycled. A plastic which goes into landfill, and doesn’t break down for many, many years. Continue reading

Online Shopping – do you?

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Online shopping, do you love it or loathe it? I read somewhere that during the heavy snow a couple of years ago, online retailers saw a spike in sales. People couldn’t get to work, but they could access the internet, and they could (and did) shop. I wonder what they were buying? Sledges for once the snow had melted? A new ski jacket to keep them cosy? Or perhaps they just bought what they were planning to buy from the high street that day? Continue reading

So, you want to update your bedroom?

So you’ve decided you want to get your bedroom done. You want a bedroom to relax in, and ideally put a ban on the bits of LEGO and Peppa pig toys which seem to end up everywhere when you have young children! Finally, your room will be a place of tranquility. But, where do you start? Here’s a couple of hints to get your started: Continue reading