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Nappy week: gNappies eco friendly

Nappy week: gNappies eco friendly

One cute cover. Two nappy options. We were sent some lovely gNappies to try out on little Isla and we got on with them really well, we were sent a small goddess pink gPants and gurple purple gPants with 10 gRefills. I hadn't heard of gNappies before or their concepts, but I am so glad that we were sent them to review. So what is a gPant and what are gRefills? Well I can tell you that combined they are really clever little eco friendly nappies! The difference with these nappies is that they are part reusable and part disposable, so you get to have the stylish, fashionable and funky looks with the yucky bit that you throw away! Apparently 8 million disposable nappies go into landfill in the UK everyday and they take approximately 500 years to to break down, so using gNappies and the gRefills has made me feel like ...

Eco-friendly and vegan products you need in your beauty regime

Eco-friendly and vegan products you need in your beauty regime

Did you know it's World Earth Day on April 22nd 2021 and World Environment Day on 5th June 2021? From the plastic packaging filling land fills, to cosmetic chemicals washing away down the drain and disrupting marine life; our beauty routines can make a huge impact. Over the past year I have been looking out for eco-friendly and vegan products to introduce into my beauty regime. I am really conscious about what products I use, where they come from and how they are made. With more and more brands conscious about this too, products are easier to find and in most cases, I find, better than the originals. My quandary is; if vegan ice cream tastes the same, if not better than, normal ice cream - why not make it all vegan? Here are some products I have been using and I love them. VIEW the POST

Eco-friendly baby and children products to look out for in 2021

Eco-friendly baby and children products to look out for in 2021

With each new year comes a renewed sense for many of us to look at ourselves and ask how we can be better. This can cover so many different aspects of our lives, from our performance at work to being a better friend. Another area where each year people continue to aim for improvements is their environmental impact. Making a difference with our environmental impact can take many forms. Doing simple things such as reducing the number of single-use plastics we purchase or swapping out the car for a bicycle or public transport when we can head back into the office. Buying eco-friendly baby and children products should definitely be at the top of your list. VIEW the POST

Three excellent outdoor, Eco-Friendly home improvement ideas

Three excellent outdoor, Eco-Friendly home improvement ideas

The great outdoors can sometimes seem far, far away when we're hustling and bustling to and from work, dealing with modern life's requirements and spending time around the home. Fortunately, there are many different ways in which the great outdoors can be brought home and experienced in an eco-friendly fashion, like artificial grass for example. Outdoor home remodelling ideas are plentiful, but not all take into account the need for environmental awareness. We've outlined three great eco-friendly outdoor home improvement ideas below for you to consider as ways to add both functionality and value to your home. Artificial grass Having a beautiful lawn is a desire of most homeowners, but the ecological impacts of such can be astounding. Depending on climate and grass selection, a large amount of water may be necessary to sustain its beauty during the hotter and drier months. Even when water isn't a concern, there is a chronic ...

Why should you buy second hand jewellery?

Why should you buy second hand jewellery?

If you are in the market for some vintage or retro jewellery and aren’t sure how you can be sure you are buying the real deal, you’re not alone. Although there has been more of a crackdown on counterfeit products online in recent years, that doesn’t mean they aren’t still floating around. Sometimes you find a ring or a necklace, and it genuinely is a great deal and has all the hallmarks you want to see. It is too good to be true other times, and you have been the victim of a scam. So, this guide will help you to buy second hand jewellery. VIEW the POST

A Mum-friendly place to treat ourselves

A Mum-friendly place to treat ourselves

Being a mum is hands down the most beautiful thing in the world, but of course it can get a bit tough sometimes! Although their lovely faces and a mother’s love makes it all worth it, it does not take away the fact that it all can get very exhausting. According to Psychologist Dr. Nava R. Silton, taking a momcation or indulging in self-care is not just be good for your physical, psychological, and socio-emotional health, it will benefit your family members too. You will go back refreshed, a better wife, and a more patient mother. VIEW the POST