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One of the things I love most about my blog is having the opportunity to showcase lovely ethical retailers. Recently I was contacted by a fab brand called Hiro + Wolf founded by Amy and Bee who met while walking their dogs Hiro and Wolf in East London. Their Fair Trade jewellery is made in Kenya at Bombolulu Workshop; improving the lives of people with physical disabilities. This non- profit organisation works with around 150 skilled artisans in 4 workshops, producing a range of jewellery,...Read More
I HATE brussel sprouts and as the annual sprout eating ritual is nearly upon us it got me thinking, for someone who will eat pretty much anything why do I loathe the brussel sprout so much? Well, apparently the reason you either love them or hate them is down to genes. There is one gene controlling taste sensitivity and gives the taste sensation of bitterness. If you’ve got it that’s what you taste when you bite into a brussel. So maybe that’s why I’m not a brussel lover...Read More
Back in September I blogged about the lack of ethical fashion brands out there for older kids, 6+. You can read it here After some investigating you will be pleased to learn I have discovered a few cool brands and online stores. First up: Maxomorra a Swedish brand with the GOTS certificate. Gorgeous bright, colourful clothing. I love this onesie in sizes up to 9-10 available from Juicy Tots that stock loads of cool kids clothing from some lovely...Read More
It’s always the small things that people remember! Roost Living Notebook – £18//Two Duck craft kits - £18//Southwoods Store knotted necklace – £10 //Bodi and Fou star necklace - £18.50 //Notonthehighstreet.com vinyl coasters -£16//People Tree Mosaic candle holder – £3//Mibo Paper Animals - £8.50// What I always wanted Grandad’s glasses case -...Read More
I recently discovered the fabulous Ethical Superstore I am now a HUGE fan! At Ethical Superstore, they are committed to helping the ethical consumer “Buy What You Believe ”. You can choose from the widest range of the finest quality fair trade ,organic and eco friendly products via Ethicalsuperstore.com website that provides a simple and secure online shopping experience and a fast, flexible delivery service . Check out my top picks for kids this...Read More
I was inspired and informed, met lovely ‘like minded’ bloggers and had a brilliant day. This was my first Blogfest run by Mumsnet and I wasn’t disappointed. My highlights: Superb sparring between Labour MP Stella Creasy and Toby Young of the Spectator in a dignified debate on the new Wild West that is the internet. Stella came...Read More
Yes it’s that time of year again…. the Christmas countdown is on. I HATE shopping and want to buy all my Christmas pressies online this year. Next week I am going to be blogging Christmas gift ideas and inspiration every day. If you are a blogger or an online store I’d love you to join in! Lets take the stress out of Christmas shopping this year and find funky, fabulous Christmas gifts for friends and family! For a stack of groovy gift ideas check out my...Read More