• Sustainability

    Low Waste Halloween

    Holidays and celebrations are often very wasteful events. Halloween rolls around once every year; people go mad buying decorations, outfits, and accessories, that will most likely be thrown away after a single-use. Having a low waste Halloween doesn’t mean you have to sap the life and soul out of the event. it just means thinking a little more carefully about the materials you use. Costumes For most people, Halloween is all about the costume. But can you really justify purchasing an outfit you’ll only wear once? Make the most of what you already have in your wardrobe – Dungarees paired with a yellow t-shirt makes a easy Minion costume, a…

  • Fashion,  Sustainability

    Switching To Slow Fashion

    So we all know the planet is basically dying right before our eyes. But are we doing enough to save our planet? Recently people’s attitudes to being proactive and making changes to how we live our lives have improved. Plastic straws have been shunned from society, meat-free options are widely available and I personally feel like the devil reincarnated if I use a plastic cup. However, there are still areas of our lives that need a bit of rejigging.  Fast fashion is an all-round bad guy. The industry is accountable for millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions, it creates large amounts of water and air pollution and is a very…

  • Travel

    How To Plan A European Road Trip

    Wanting to go no a European road trip but don’t know where to start? The fact is, it isn’t as daunting as it first seems. Here’s how to do it.   First brainstorm countries or cities you would like to visit. If you’re unsure of where to start head over to Skyscanner and look for some cheap flights, if you’re on the budget this will be a very useful tool. If you’re stuck for inspiration LonelyPlanet is sure to fill you with wanderlust. Look on Google maps at the distance and drive times between your places of interest and take not of the travel times. If locations have large drives…

  • Sustainability

    Top Zero Waste Products on Amazon

    Reusable Bags- £12.98 This set of reusable bags is a staple to living a sustainable lifestyle. This set comes with a variety of sizes of produce bags and a very on trend mesh tote bag. Ditch the plastic and shop in style. Family Pack of Bamboo Toothbrushes- £5.95 This set of toothbrushes is perfect for a family as unlike others, they come in different colours meaning its easy to differentiate them. Swapping the type of toothbrush you use is a quick and easy way of reducing the amount of plastic you use. Kitchen Compost Caddy- £8.00 This compost caddy won’t look out of place in any kitchen and you won’t…

  • Food,  Sustainability

    5 Of The Best Reusable Coffee Cups

    We all know about the insane amount of damage we’re doing to the planet with our use of plastic. It’s time to take action and dump single use plastic. Switching to a reusable coffee cup is an easy way of dramatily cutting down on your waste. Although the initial cost may sting, a lot of coffee shops offer discounts to those who use reusable cups so eventually you’ll get your money back. Following my “5 Alternatives To A Single Use Plastic Water Bottle” post, here’s my recommendations of the best coffee cups.  Hills & Valleys The Good Cup 400ml – £11.99 Produced using rice husks, this cup has double walled…

  • Fashion

    Wedding Guest Fashion

    With wedding season beginning, here’s a small selection of some of my favourite pieces that I think would make the perfect wedding guest outfit. Simply click to shop.  Justa Touch of Your Love Satin Midi Dress- £45.00 Give It a Whirl Plunging Dress – £35.00 Stone Long Sleeve Wrap Front Playsuit- £22.99 Brown Spot Satin Ruffle Midi Dress- £29.99 Pink Double Breasted Suit Jacket- £49.00 Pink Cigarette Trousers-£30.00 Satin Angel Sleeve Dress- £39.00 Dobby Chiffon Wide Sleeve Skater Dress- £20.00 Bust Detail Blouson Sleeve Skater Dress- £20.00 This page contains affiliate links*

  • Travel

    How To Travel On A Budget

    Just because you’re a little strapped fo cash, it doesn’t mean you’re unable to get out and see the world. Traveling on a budget is totally possible. Here, I’m going to give you advice that I have found to be useful when travelling on a budget.  Be Open Minded If you have a specific location I mind, you’re going to limit your ability to travel. Budget travel is all about being open when it comes to location. Cheap travel means you often get to explore lesser know hidden gems rather than big tourist hot spots. This gives you the opportunity to experience the true culture of a country rather than…

  • Sustainability

    Why You Should Start Using A Menstrual Cup

    If you’ve read my ‘5 Sustainable Period Products‘ post, you’ll know I’m a fan of using a menstrual cup. For me, it’s completely transformed how I have a period and how I feel when I’m on my period. When talking to friends about menstrual cups, some seem to be grossed out. I think this is because when I first started using them, I was quite quick off the blocks. Now menstrual cups are more commonly talked about and available. If you’re yet to be convinced or are intrigued about switching to a cup, here’s why you should.  #1 The reason most people switch to using a menstrual cup – no…

  • Fashion

    Festival Fashion Picks

    I’ve put together some of my favourite pieces that I think make the perfect festival wear. festivals are a time in which you can really  go to town with a crazy outfit that you wouldn’t normally get away with. I’ve included some outlandish items and some that you will also be able to wear for many other occasions. Simply Click to shop. Side Tab Utility Boiler Suit Metal 90’s Bralet Paper Bag denim Shorts  Gold Disco Bodysuit Multi Stripe Sequin Catsuit by Jaded London Mesh Your Soul Star Dress All on Embroidered Lace-Up Maxi Dress Big Love Paisley Shorts Big Love Paisley Crop Top Grow the Distance Floral Flared Pants…

  • Fashion

    OOTD#6

    This is my first OOTD that is a completely second hand. I bought these items on Depop using the search terms ‘black body’ and ‘red tartan skirt’. Here are some similar items that I have managed to find online. Skirt:  Boohoo Red Wrap Tartan Skirt Shop Here Boohoo Plus Red Tartan Skater Skirt Shop Here Bodysuit: Newlook High Neck Cami BodySuit- Very similar- Shop Here NastyGal Bodysuit Lace Up Back- looks exactly the same from the from with the edgy addition of a lace up back- Shop Here   This post contains affiliate links*