Category Archives: Shopping

Recommended: Nivea Anti-Wrinkle and Firming Cream 45+

Over the years, I’ve got my skincare to a place that works for me and since I’ve been on HRT, banished my spotty chin. But I’ve struggled to find a moisturiser that’s budget friendly, works for my skin and that … Continue reading

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Recommended: HG Mould Spray

The house I live in was built sometime in the early 1900’s, in fact with one exception all the houses I’ve lived in were built between 1850 and 1925. They weren’t built with indoor bathrooms or central heating, they weren’t … Continue reading

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Recommended: Fussy Deodorant

Last year I changed deodorant, going from Sure to Fussy. This was part of my less plastic mission, and it’s been pretty easy to do. Fussy isn’t an anti-perspirant so there was an adjustment period, but I never got smelly … Continue reading

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Recommended: Ethique Heali Kiwi

As part of my ongoing less rubbish, less plastic mission, I decided to try switching to solid shampoo. I tried a sample of Ethique’s Heali Kiwi and it’s been life changing. It’s expensive but I’ve bought a full sized bar, … Continue reading

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Recommended: Little Silver Cloud

I have three pairs of earrings from Little Silver Clouds Co and they are all lovely and easy to wear. I should declare at this point, that I found them via a Facebook friend. Rebecca who makes the jewellery, is … Continue reading

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Recommended: Marks and Spencer’s Period Pants

I have these ones. It’s no lie to say they make periods much easier. They wash well, they are not at all smelly, I would say change them every 12 hours whether you need to or not! Overall, I love … Continue reading

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Recommended: Seep

As part of my climate conscious, use less plastic drive, I needed to address the problem of washing up sponges. Once I’d used up the ones I had already bought, I tried some silicone ones but they were worse than … Continue reading

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Recommended: ProWorks Water Bottle

I’ve been going into the office at least twice a week since July. It’s been a bit of a shock to the system but I did take the opportunity to get some new commuting equipment. The first thing being a … Continue reading

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Small Changes Redux

Remember last year in January, I wanted to make some small changes that would improve my life/make it slightly more sustainable? Then two months later, we went into lockdown and I sort of abandoned the whole enterprise.. While we are … Continue reading

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99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall: A 2021 project

My birthday present to myself was the 99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall poster. This, a genius idea of Emma Stokes aka Gin Monkey, is a scratch off poster featuring 99 bottles of gin, the gins should be easy … Continue reading

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