From the blog Taming Twins, Creme Egg Chocolate Brownie recipe is totally excessive, but a complete winner here. Me and the kids were inspired by our local coffee and cake takeaway after they delivered us possibly the best chocolate brownie EVER eaten at the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown.
I was recently asked by a friend, which was better – plastic free, (but single use) cotton swabs, or reusable ones? I answered as best I could – my logical thought process said that if they are made from a natural product that could biodegradable, then that was definitely for the best. It got me thinking – was it actually the best advice? It seemed to be a bit of a grey area for me. Should I be choosing biodegradable and compostable products, or reusing more? What are the other effects, (other than single use plastic pollution) that influence the choices I make to help reduce my family’s environmental impact?
This week is Indie week which is all about shopping small and supporting independent business. We are joining the #justacard campaign which is being organised on social media. Essentially it is about us all supporting one another which could be as simple as by buying 'just a card' from you favourite independent. You can find out more by clicking over and following @justacard on instagram.
Ali grew up with a love of styling, trawling jumble sales from the age of 12 she looked for anything which caught her eye; vintage clothing, fabrics, and retro furniture became an obsession – things to put together in interesting ways, different textures, colours and shapes. Inspiration that has clearly filtered down to her range of home textiles and baby wraps.
About: Ciment Paris Ciment Paris founders Solène and Jeremy have taken inspiration from mediterranean patterns and cement encaustic mosaic tiles to base their decorative collection of organic and natural soaps. Each of their soaps are made using the cold pressed saponification process which helps to preserve the natural properties of the ingredients. Made using only the finest organic ingredients and no palm oil. All products are scented with a fragrance which is allergen-free so that they are suitable throughout pregnancy and for all from 3 years. This year has seen Ciment expanding their range, buy adding zero waste cosmetics including a lightly...