eco rascals bamboo owl plate and cup with a child's hand on the table

Review | Eco Rascals Bamboo Tableware

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When it comes to children’s dinner sets, trying to find more eco-friendly options has been quite tricky in the past. This is mainly due to the fact that plastic is perfect in preventing accidents or breakages and it is usually very durable. However, once they have been used, once they crack or are no longer required, they will more often than not end up in landfill as there isn’t another option for them. It’s something I’ve had a love-hate relationship with but I am now so happy that there are more products available to us. Products like the bamboo tableware from Eco Rascals. Continue reading “Review | Eco Rascals Bamboo Tableware”

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Review | Nourish Your Skin With Orsú Radiance

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At this current time, most of the world is in lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Here in the UK, we have been carrying this out for around 5 weeks and I am sure that many people are forgetting to take care of themselves. It can be difficult to put yourself first, especially if you have to juggle homeschooling with working from home, if you have a constant stream of mess to tidy up around the house and if your mental health is struggling through isolating yourself from others. So what can you do? Continue reading “Review | Nourish Your Skin With Orsú Radiance”

reusable tea bag in a cup, loose tea scattered around, the PG tips box, my hand and the bottle of milk

Review | Reusable Tea Bags

Towards the end of last year, I decided that I no longer wanted to be purchasing tea bags that were bleached and made from plastic so I delved deep into my pockets and splashed out on several cloth reusable tea bags costing a whopping 55p each! Yeah, who says being eco has to be expensive eh? Not me! I managed to find my favourite brand (good old PG tips) in a loose version and, according to my Instagram post, I had my first taste of tea in a reusable bag on 19th December. So, what did I think? Am I still using them? And more importantly, do I recommend them? Here’s my review… Continue reading “Review | Reusable Tea Bags”

leaf and root bath bomb, scrub and deodorant on the bath

Review | Leaf and Root Luxury Eco-Friendly Cosmetics

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Being more eco-friendly doesn’t stop with ditching those plastic bags or using natural cleaners, for me it is a lifestyle change which means finding businesses and solutions for all areas. I want to be able to say that I am doing the absolute best that I can, I want to know that my carbon footprint is being significantly reduced and feel happy that I am keeping my waste to a minimum. And once you start looking for products you will be pleasantly surprised by how many are available to us, it’s just the case of changing how we shop (not everything needs to come from the supermarket!) Toiletries, cosmetics and other self-care items all tend to come to us wrapped in plastic, contain a variety of perfumes and chemicals and are often tested on animals before coming to us. Continue reading “Review | Leaf and Root Luxury Eco-Friendly Cosmetics”

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The Perfect Reusable On-The-Go Products from Net Zero Company

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I love finding new ways of reducing our plastic waste, living more sustainably and producing less waste. I have the baby/toddler bits sussed now, I have managed to significantly reduce plastic bottles in the bathroom and our kitchen area has many eco-products used in it now so my next steps are to work out where else in our lifestyles we can make positive changes. This year we are taking part in the 1000 hours outside scheme which encourages more activities outdoors and getting in touch with nature rather than being sat inside in front of a screen and this made me realise that we needed more on the go products to help us to be outside all day without the need of buying packaged food items or disposable items such as cutlery and cups so when I saw Net Zero Co’s On-The-Go Reusable Kit it was just the perfect solution. Continue reading “The Perfect Reusable On-The-Go Products from Net Zero Company”

cleaning just with water is possible with e-cloth

Cleaning Just With Water Is Possible With E-Cloth

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I recently discovered a whole new world of cleaning and I. Am. Hooked! Cleaning with just water, that is it. Nope, I’m not making it up you CAN clean with just water, kill 99% of bacteria, have an allergy-safe home, reduce your plastic waste as well as stop using toxic chemicals that can damage our environment all by switching to this amazing cloth (and it’s friends!) I reviewed a few of their products a few weeks ago and to show me that you can literally do your entire home, e-cloth sent me some more items to try out. And here is a reminder of how it works: Continue reading “Cleaning Just With Water Is Possible With E-Cloth”

review of the box of love from nurture collective

Review | Nurture Collective’s Box of Love

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Nurture Collective is a gorgeous ethical online store run by a like-minded eco-conscious Mum, Miriam. Having previously worked in busy London, she went from being a high flying executive to Mum and suddenly found that her perspective on life and our planet had shifted. 

“I suddenly felt complete, and yet along came with it a deep and burning desire to love to protect and nurture this incredible creation! It all started with Yasmin’s baby products, wanting them to be chemical-free and then it quickly progressed to her baby clothing and I felt that my eyes had been opened to a realisation of all the processes our products and clothing goes through even before it ends up in our hands.”

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Everything this shop stands for is important to me; natural, sustainable, ethical, recyclable, handmade, UK made… the list goes on, which is why I knew that working with them was the perfect fit for us both! And with Mother’s Day just around the corner what better time to review their gorgeous Box of Love. Continue reading “Review | Nurture Collective’s Box of Love”