I love my menstrual cup. Just love it. And I say that as a person the just 4 years ago had never heard of them (despite using cloth pads) and then 3.5 years ago heard about them and scoffed, then giggled, then became curious. You see I’ve never gotten on with tampons, they poked, they… Continue reading Choosing a menstrual cup
Oh my gosh, I’m so into sourdough right now. I’ve named my starter (Sally sourdough, obviously) and like to give her a little chit chat through the day as I’m passing her spot on the mantlepiece. If you’ve ever maintained a sourdough starter you’ll know that before you feed it you have to throw most… Continue reading Sourdough discard crackers
We spend lots of time outdoors, where I grew up you learned early that there was no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing choices. And where I live now? Well, if we didn’t go out in the rain, we’d never go out at all. We’ve been enjoying really crisp cold mornings here, great… Continue reading Winter skin woes
I’ve coveted beeswax wraps ever since I discovered them, they just sound so fancy and look great! The problem was that they’re quite pricey and I couldn’t really find a use to justify buying them. You see, wedon’t use cling film, there’s a roll in the drawer that I can’t remember buying and we just sort… Continue reading Let’s get wrapping!
Cleanse, tone, moisturise… I never really got the hang of all that. I’d go through fits and bursts of buying all the paraphernalia that goes with it and keeping a routine up for approximately one day then the bottles and cotton wool would sit there on my bathroom shelf making it look, for any passing… Continue reading Scrubby Face
Reducing the plastic that comes out of your bathroom is much easier than you might think. At the start of 2016 I was due a new toothbrush so I opted for a bamboo one, a quick Google will reveal that finding a bamboo toothbrush is easy peasy but finding one that’s 100% waste free is… Continue reading Brush-a, brush-a, brush-a.
I really don’t want to write a blog post on no-poo, there are hundreds out there each telling you the pros and cons of their preferred method. (I know because I think I read them all before ditching my shampoo.) But I can’t leave it out of #plasticfreejuly since the amount of shampoo & conditioner… Continue reading From shampoo to nopoo