Eco-Lifestyle

Mid Year Sustainable review 2019

At the start of the year I wrote about my sustainable resolutions for 2019. Here, I take a mid-year review and see where I am at and what I need to improve on. So, we are already half way through 2019. How this has happened I do not know! As for most of us, the…

All about Bees – part two

What can we do to help the bees? In the previous post we learnt all about Bees. Here in part two we have 9 things that we can do to help protect the bees and help increase the bee population. Leave a wild flower area in your garden Get yourself a pack of wild flower…

All about Bees- part one

Its that time of the year when Bee’s are back in business and are out and about doing their thing, playing a vital role in the Ecosystem. Bee’s are hugely important to us as a human race, playing a big part in our food production. In part 1 of this 2 part special on Bees…

Top Five Sustainable Clothing Brands – Lounge Wear

As much as I enjoy style and dressing up for an evening out with friends, 9 times out of 10 you will find me at home in comfy sports or lounge wear. Particularly in the chilly winter evenings, there’s nothing better than being cosy and comfy. It’s becoming better recognised that the fast fashion industry…

An interview with organic soap company Lilly and Lottie

An interview with Lilly and Lottie, a super new sustainable and mindful company hand-making beautiful organic soap. As everyone will know by now, I like to support independent brands wherever possible. I found Lilly and Lottie via Instagram and purchased a couple of body bars, a travel soap and face bar. My package arrived quickly…

An interview with ethical and lifestyle blogger Besma of Curiously Conscious

As you may already know, I love to speak to like-minded bloggers and pick their brains on all things sustainable. This week I spoke to Besma, the person behind the brilliant Curiously Conscious blog. How and when did Curiously Conscious start? Curiously Conscious came about in 2014, during a placement year in Paris. I was working…

My take on tidying up with Marie Kondo

My foray into the Marie Kondo method – read on to see how I managed. I first learned about Marie Kondo when I had a free afternoon at home. The weather was appalling so I did what most people do and I started a search on Netflix. Little did I know of the phenomenon that…

An introduction to DIY sustainable living

A great way to reduce the amount of waste you produce is to try your hand at making your own DIY cleaning and beauty products. Most shop bought cleaning and beauty products come in single use plastic packaging. If you think about your household cleaning products, you probably have several bottles on the go each…

Eco friendly hand luggage

Travel isn’t the most sustainable thing to do- this is a given, but we can reduce our travel footprint with some simple travel swaps to reduce our waste. Down below are my essentials for travelling in an eco-friendly manner, and they are also allowed in your air-travel hand luggage carry on. Stojo Cup This travel…

My Eco and Educational reading list for 2019

My educational reading list for the year ahead, do you have any of the same titles on your list? 2019 is the year for me to get a deeper understanding of sustainable issues and what I can do to improve my way of living. I want to know what I can do to protect the…