How to build a minimal, eco friendly + budget friendly wardrobe for pregnancy

Baby

Diving into the world of pregnancy can bring an overwhelming world of things we “need” to buy, clothes included. The approach that we need a lot of new things in…

TRAVEL: 4 Days in Bath, England

Travel

MY RELATIONSHIP WITH TRAVEL My relationship with travel has changed a lot over the last 10 years. Flying all over the world was the aspiration of our early 20s. In…

Conscious Fathers’ Day Gift Ideas

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Everyone gifts differently for Fathers day.  For some it’s small gifts, others a simple heartfelt card, and for others it’s a day for bigger gifts. However we gift for any…

Black owned business we love + shop

Gift Ideas

When I think about our consumer spending and purchasing choices, I only believe more and more that our personal spending is so powerful and I love that we get to…

How to start a backyard chicken coop!

Eco + Conscious Living, Homesteading

Before we get to chickens let’s just start by saying: you probably know I don’t like saying “How To” and prefer to tell you “How WE” and what we learned…

Why we chose an electric car… again. (and what might have stopped us.)

Eco + Conscious Living, Eco + Conscious Living

Electric cars are put forward as the way of the future, but they’re not without their downsides: They’re more pricey, you’re somewhat limited on mileage, electricity still often comes from fossil fuels, and what…

11 Eco friendly, non toxic + low waste cleaners

Eco + Conscious Living

When I discovered how cleaners can affect health, from the artificial fragrances I immediately feel in my head, to other things I might not feel, they became one of the…

How I Research + Choose a Brand

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

When I want to find a new item to bring into my home – how do I go about searching out a the right company for me?  So many of…

6 FREE Switches that Will save money AND waste! Part 1

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

Can lowering waste really be less expensive? When you hear “zero waste” do you first picture people buying less and living a simple life, or a slew of wood and…

21 Female Founded + Women Owned Businesses We LOVE!

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

You all know I love knowing the places I shop. It’s the way I know the impact I’ve having on people, my health, the planet which is what this space…

A (safer, cleaner, more mindful) Bathroom Tour

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing

The bathroom was the first place I started asking questions. Around the same time I went vegetarian, and committed to only eat Fairtrade chocolate – I was just touching on…

The 10 Best Plastic Free + Fairtrade Easter eggs! (US + UK)

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Why should we care what chocolate we buy at Easter? Whenever something is a “luxury” or avoidable purchase I think we can all take extra care on how we source…

Weight Gain Self Talk: through Pregnancy + Always

Health and Wellbeing

The week I wrote this post, I was half way through pregnancy and so many of you responded and it’s one I think it really key so I wanted to…

14 Places We Buy Shoes for Ethical Options

Eco + Conscious Living, Eco + Conscious Living

This is a list of the ethical shoes we own, buy, and wear and I hope it helps you narrow down your search or get some ideas! 

How We Do Kids Quiet Time

Baby, lifestyle

As caregivers, I don’t think we are weaker for needing an hour in a day. Just knowing that there is an hour everyday set aside, can be really powerful for…

Raw Cookie Dough (nut free)

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Vegan

Need a quick and easy no bake sweet bite?! Read on!  I love having a cookie dough bite with great nutritious ingredients to grab when I want a bite of…

Coffee + Tea Brands We Love And Buy

Eco + Conscious Living

There are many questions, concerns, and things people think about when buying coffee and tea in a more conscious way. Like so many of these things there’s not a “right”…

For Easy Conscious Shopping: 20 Ethical Clothing Brands We Choose

Baby, Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

In buying clothes, as with everything we bring into your home, we want to know about our purchases. To know that they are caring for people in the production process,…

A Trimester One Round Up

Baby, lifestyle

At the time of writing, I’m 4 months pregnant with our third child! As we go forward in this journey together, I wanted to let you in on the behind…

Sourdough Discard Chocolate Mug Cakes

Cakes

Recipes that tell us to waste food like “discard half of your sourdough starter” are a big thumbs down. I care about food waste not because it’s a hypothetical idea,…

Thinking About Keeping Bees? Read This!

Eco + Conscious Living

Firstly, YES to you thinking about the idea of keeping bees, it’s a brilliant, rewarding and much needed journey. 80 – 96% of angiosperms (plants that flower and bear fruit)…

Quick Chickpea Pizza Crust (GF)

Main dishes, Vegan

So many gluten free items come at a higher price or with a long list of ingredients. When I need to cook gluten free I try to find simple ways…

My 10 Skincare And Makeup Favorites From Beautycounter

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

The links are affiliate links so I make a commission if you click through and end up purchasing, you don’t pay any more and it lets me take a bit…

Easy, flexible, Oat Flour Brownies for 2 (or more!)

Cakes, Desserts

Brownies are really a cake with extra sugar and not too much flour, to give a gooey centre and a crispy crust. You can use so many different ingredients to…

A Week’s Grocery Plan + Spending

Eco + Conscious Living

Alright, this week I’m taking you through exactly what we buy, spend, and eat in a week! the picture above is most of what we purchased, and there’s a full breakdown of…

Easy Whole Spelt Naan Style Breads

Traditionally these breads are cooked in a tandoor oven but we’re finish them in an oven after starting them in a frying pan. It’s really quick and easy, and they’re…

Flax Hair Gel

When I cut my hair at the start of the first lockdown in 2020 I suddenly needed a product to style it cos it wouldn’t just clip up on top…

10 Steps To Budgeting Well With Food

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

Budgeting is so empowering! I know we don’t all love it, but really it brings me peace and security so much that I LOVE talking about it. Sometimes saving money…

Lunch Box Bread Rolls

Breads

Clayton prefers these rolls over a sandwich in his school lunch box, so I make a batch each week, then cool, slice and freeze them and pull one out each…

How to do a Rubbish Bin Audit + Throw Less Away!

How to do a Rubbish Bin Audit + Throw Less Away! Ok a rubbish bin audit might not sound like the coolest thing in the world BUT, sending as little…