Top tips for greener family living with Kind2

This is a really helpful guest post with some tips on greener family living, by Sue Campbell, founder of award-winning plastic-free shampoo and conditioner KIND2 Making your home greener is something you probably want to do, but with busy family life and working within a budget, it’s not always easy to make changes. Don’t beat […]

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My greener home – greener bathroom cabinet products…

This is our ongoing series called “my greener home” and it will feature updates on us being a bit greener and trying to reduce our impact on our planet. Some of the items shared in these posts may have been sent to use to review. This week I am sharing some lovely products that were […]

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Wild Days – getting kids thinking about nature

*This is a collaborative post* Part of our homeschool curriculum is learning about nature, the world, our environment, and what we can do to help by being a greener family. Wild Days from Earth Watch Europe is a great site with lots of activities and resources to help parents, teachers, and kids learn and do […]

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Creating something special with Secret Projects

*This is a collaborative post with Secret Projects* Secret Projects asked us if we wanted to work on something, we were very excited and keen. We love their bags and other projects that they make and they are working hard to support women, which is something I value. I am always very keen to encourage […]

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The problem with glitter…

Actually, I don’t have a problem with glitter, in principle, but a LOT of people hate it. It’s something you either love or loathe. My husband cannot stand glitter and he gets pale and shakey at the thought of it entering our house. I think most people hate it because it is hard to clean […]

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going green in every day life as a family

*This post does contain links to items we have been sent to review, or affiliate links where we may make some revenue if you make a purchase via our link* Going green, or being greener, or trying to live a lifestyle that has slightly less impact on the environment then you probably have or are […]

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Simple eco friendly changes to your beauty routine.

Going green and using greener items around your home, to be eco-friendly as part of your lifestyle, is not a sweeping process, or at least it isn’t for most of us. Whilst some changes can be simple and relatively inexpensive, like walking to work instead of driving, for example, or not buying lunch in a […]

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Going Green – Going shopping, but not as she knows it…

Unless you live under a rock, you won’t have failed to have notice that all over social media people are talking about Second Hand September which is #secondhandseptember across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The principal behind it is: “Every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure […]

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Greener items I take away on holiday.

*This is a not a sponsored post, although some of the brands mentioned I have worked with before and continue to use* I will cheerfully admit that we are not that good at being green about going on holiday. We would like to work on that. We do try to reduce waste, and use less […]

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Cloth pads are not as bad as you think.

Cloth pads are not as bad as you think. People can be very squeamish about the idea, but hopefully this post might make them seem less scary. It has to be said, that we were using cloth products well before they were trendy and hipster. My tween, when she was a baby and toddler wore […]

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