Smart Thermostats: Energy Efficient Heating

Reducing our energy usage and having an energy efficient home is very important to us. Not only does it save us a load of money every year it also means we are doing our bit for the planet.

A few years ago we made the big decision to downsize our home. It was the best thing we’ve ever done and we managed to cut our household bills by over a half. This move definitely increased my interest in the concept of simple living. Continue reading “Smart Thermostats: Energy Efficient Heating”

Natural Anti-Ageing Skin Remedies For New Age Rebels

The quest for eternal youth is as old as humanity. And let’s be honest, who doesn’t crave youthful glowing skin? We all know that following a mindful diet, drinking plenty of water and hitting those wonderful yoga poses every day all work wonders for your body and mind, and that is definitely reflected in your skin. Continue reading “Natural Anti-Ageing Skin Remedies For New Age Rebels”

7 Reusable Alternatives to Cling Film

When I was younger I remember my Grandmother had a very impressive larder next to her kitchen. It was filled to the brim with all sorts of homemade goodies. It wasn’t like the larders you see today on Pinterest with matching jars and chalkboard labels. It was a mishmash of jars, containers, tins and anything else that she could reuse.  Continue reading “7 Reusable Alternatives to Cling Film”

Ecoegg Laundry Egg – Kind to your Environment, Pocket & Skin

You may have noticed that I have a lot fewer review posts on my blog these days. This is mainly because we are trying to live a more minimalistic lifestyle. We now only ever buy something if we really need it or feel it will better our life in some way.  Continue reading “Ecoegg Laundry Egg – Kind to your Environment, Pocket & Skin”

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Today

Are you constantly trying out the latest skin care product? Do you spend a fortune each month on creams that guarantee to make you look 20 years younger? I must admit I used to do just that. It resulted in me having a draw filled with half used creams and lotions that didn’t do what it said on the label.  Continue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Today”