• Me Time

    Sustainable floral gifts from Haute Florists

    Making sustainable choices is an important part of my buying decisions. This is the same whether I’m treating myself or buying a gift. I have to confess I’d not really thought much about sustainable floral gifts. But luckily I have…

  • Me Time

    Best gifts to buy for Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day is a great time of the year to show that extra bit of appreciation for your mum or mother-figure. I’ve put together a gift guide to share some ideas to suit all budgets and tastes. Where I can…

  • Family Time

    Making learning fun with Jaques of London

    I’m a huge advocate of making learning fun, especially at primary age. This seems to be particularly important in STEM subjects, which can for some children feel inaccessible. One of my favourite toy brands is Jaques of London. They have…

  • Family Time

    Beautiful wooden toys from Jaques of London

    As someone who tries to make sustainable choices as much as I can, I really love wooden toys. They have much better longevity and are made with more ethical practices than plastic options. One toy manufacturer that really stands out…

  • Me Time

    Ethical gifts from Life Less Ordinary

    Buying ethical gifts is really important to me. And I’m also a massive fan of personalisation. So when I found Life Less Ordinary, a company that combines these two elements, I was in present heaven! From engraved vegan cork wallets…

  • Food Time

    Best Christmas gifts to buy this year

    As we approach the festive season, I’ve rounded up my ideas for the best gifts to buy this Christmas 2021. For this year I have split the gift guide into four sections: Homeware gifts Food and drink gifts Children’s gifts…

  • Me Time

    Simple sustainable swaps for your beauty routine

    I’m always looking for simple sustainable swaps. The good news is there are lots of great companies out there who sell every day products to make this a reality. Being eco-conscious is so important, but I’m also realistic about what…