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Review | Personalised Rustic Wooden Pet Bowl Holder From BoutiqueGifts

If you currently follow my blog, you’ll know that we welcomed a gorgeous Border Terrier pup into our family in October 2020 after losing our previous Border, Molly, at the grand age of 18. We hadn’t planned on getting another dog but our home just felt so empty. We were so lucky to find Tessa, she was perfect for us and that was clear from the moment we first viewed her. Needless to say, over a year on, she is one of us. She adores the boys, she is so much like Molly in many ways and just so incredibly loyal.

Pet’s for us are family. They aren’t just an animal, they are included in our everyday lives and with dogs that means coming with us almost everywhere we go. It also means they are (ahem) very well looked after – yes, she sleeps on the bed and gets lots of cuddles all of the time and yes, I talk to her like she’s another child… So, of course when BoutiqueGifts asked if I would like to review a Personalised Wooden Rustic Pet Bowl Holder from their website I jumped at the chance to treat her.

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Do you know what? I haven’t worn a watch since before having my children! I always used to wear one but the clasp kept getting snagged on things and I didn’t want to hurt their little gentle skin on the cold strap when they were tiny. Checking the time seemed to somehow naturally shift to constantly checking my mobile phone but I must admit that gets really tiresome especially if you don’t always want to have your phone on you. A simple solution would be to now go back to wearing a watch but with sustainability being a really important factor for me, I wanted to ensure I could find a brand that ticked all of my boxes. Nordgreen is one such company who have not only created a sleek and stylish range of sustainable and vegan watches for both men and women but who are also passionate about the impact they have on our planet. They sent me a women’s watch from their Infinity range and this is my review.

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Trying to live more sustainably may seem tricky when you first try to embrace it but with more and more amazing products, companies and services now available, it can actually be far easier than you may have originally thought. Socks in a Box is one such company on a mission to make a difference, a positive one for both our feet and for the planet. Made from bamboo, these socks are far better for foot health and as bamboo is a sustainable material, you can feel happy that you are doing your small bit. I’ve been trying out their subscription and some of the fantastic range on offer, here is my honest review of Socks in a Box.

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What first comes to mind when you think about saving water? Turning the tap off when you brush your teeth? Using a watering can rather than a hose? Choosing the eco setting on your dishwasher? All of these are true but have you ever wondered about your shower head? Did you know that with the right one, you could have a far better showering experience whilst saving up to 60% of the water you use?! Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? The hansgrohe Rainfinity 3jet EcoSmart hand shower is one of these and I was sent one to review by SaveMoneyCutCarbon so I could really see the benefits for myself.

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