Autumn is always the start of a busy time for us. All of our birthdays and Christmas happen over the course of the next 4 months. After spending months clearing, minimalising and sorting our home the thought of more stuff coming in is freaking me out. Continue reading “Zero Waste Gift Guide”
Minimalism is different for everyone. There is no one box fits all. For me, it’s about creating space in our lives for the things that really matter.
When I think of minimalism I focus on the following… Continue reading “Our Minimalism Journey So Far”
Switching to natural beauty products can be a frustrating journey. Just when you think you’ve finally cracked it, it all seems to go wrong again. My previous no-poo experiments are a good example of this. I will master that one day! Continue reading “Homemade Natural Deodorant Tips from the Experts”
Researching my family tree has been a hobby of mine for over 5 years now. In that time I have made lots of exciting discoveries about my ancestors.
Where they lived. Who they married. The lives they led. It get’s really addictive. I now have a massive file full of documents, photos and certificates. So far I’ve got back as far as 1796 on my Fathers side and 1707 on my Mothers side. Continue reading “I Did A DNA Test – Find Out What I Discovered”
Cutting down the cost of our weekly food shop has been a mission of mine for over 3 years now. We’ve tried various different money saving tips that we’ve heard of from others. Some have worked really well and others have been a waste of time. Continue reading “6 Tips for Saving Money on Food – CNUK Frugal Foodie Campaign”
I have learnt a lot so far on my minimalist journey. One thing, in particular, is that it’s far better to spend a little bit more and get good quality products than it is to spend less and get something that won’t last. Continue reading “Sustainably Stylish with emerging Lifestyle brand Vênoor Living”
This is a guest post by Emily from the blog Love Backyard.
We all like to keep our gardens beautiful in a pocket-friendly budget. So here are some ideas to reuse and recycle various household items in your garden. Continue reading “Reusing And Recycling Household Items For Gardening”
In an attempt to be more green in our home I have been working on reducing my bathroom waste. Continue reading “Switching to a Bamboo Toothbrush”
Last week we went to Torre Abbey in Torquay for the first time. I had heard of the place before but for some reason, we have never visited. The Abbey closed for a while for refurbishment but it’s now open again.
As we haven’t been before we weren’t sure what to expect. In my head, I had visions of an old building filled with large framed oil paintings and not a lot else. Continue reading “A Family Day at Torre Abbey Torquay”
Plastic free July got me thinking about how much plastic we use in our home. I thought we were pretty good but when you stop and actually take stock of what you use it was quite shocking. Continue reading “How To Make Homemade Beeswax Wraps”