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Natural sun care products – key questions and answers

It goes without saying that we all need to protect our skin from the damaging effects of excess sun exposure but do you actually know how to protect yourself and your family with sunscreen and how to choose sun care products? In all honesty, up until recently I hadn’t really understood things like the difference […] Read more…

Valley Fest 2017

Our first family camping trip at Valley Fest 2017

The festival season is truly upon us. In the past few years festivals have become such a popular way to spend your holidays in the UK and there’s a festival pretty much for everyone. Going on a camping trip and to a festival has been on our family bucket list ever since the hubby and […] Read more…

31 ways to use less plastic

#PlasticFreeJuly – 31 ways to use less plastic

In my post 7 easy ways to be more eco-friendly, I talked briefly about how you can help the environment by avoiding plastic. This month, to coincide with the #PlasticFreeJuly campaign, I’m bringing you 31 relatively easy and manageable ways to minimise the use of plastic in your life. We have already taken some of […] Read more…

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Organic skincare and beauty – why should I choose it?

Every now and then, it’s important to review what we use as part of our skincare routine and make some small but important changes. I’ve been on a bit of a skincare journey myself and so I’d like to share with you why this is such an important topic for me.  Read more…

7 easy ways to be more eco-friendly

7 easy ways to be more eco-friendly + FREE printable checklist

Being more eco-friendly really doesn’t have to mean you move off-grid and start living in a hut in the middle of nowhere, growing your own food and ditching the modern life. We can all play our part in contributing to the future of our planet because, after all, small changes can create a ripple effect leading to big […] Read more…

My 5 essential accessories for cloth nappying

We’ve being using cloth nappies nearly six months now and I feel that during that time I’ve learnt a thing or two about how to make it a stress-free and successful experience. The first challenge was to get my head around all the different brands and the various types of cloth nappies there are out there, then to figure out which […] Read more…

Chia pudding breakfast pots with homemade granola

These delicious chia pudding breakfast pots may seem complicated to make but once you’ve made a batch of your homemade granola, all you need to do is prep the chia pudding the night before and then top it with some yoghurt and fruits in the morning. These pots are such a big hit in our […] Read more…

Tickle Tots Original cloth nappy – Review

When I first decided to switch to reusable nappies four months ago, I didn’t know where to start, how to use them or what a good cloth nappy should look like. Without any friends using cloth, I relied on a few reviews by fellow bloggers and just decided to take a big leap of faith to ditch disposable nappies for good (you can […] Read more…

Double chocolate and cashew cream sandwich cakes (by Papaya Sunshine)

Instagram is abundant in some wonderful foodie accounts created by super-talented people who post the most mouth-watering recipes. I could honestly look at these all day as there’s simply so much inspiration for some truly scrumptious recipes, both healthy ones and those a bit more indulgent ones. Papaya Sunshine is one of those accounts and I’ve been following […] Read more…

Guest post: Leo’s 7 fun games to play during journeys

Are you fed up of hearing ‘Are we there yet?’ when travelling with your kids? Occupying your little ones during car journeys or even longer school walks can be a dreaded task for all of us parents. But it doesn’t have to be that way. All you need is a bit of creativity (and patience!). Leo and […] Read more…

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