Newborn nappies Second Time Around

Part of the excitement of expecting a baby is getting everything ready for their arrival. Now personally I don’t think you need all that much, especially second time round, however, I am pretty excited at the prospect of getting a better newborn stash sorted out for baby number 2. We were so lucky to have…

Peachi Baby review

Nappy Type The Peachi Baby is a pocket nappy with a clip in element to it. In a pocket nappy there is an outer waterproof wrap, with an inner thin layer, in this case in fleece. They have a hole in one end of the nappy which acts as a built in pocket, in which you add…

Greengrocer vs Supermarket

We are really lucky that the local towns and villages around us offer a wealth of local produce, sustainable products and zero waste goods. But when it comes to food especially, I think people assume it will be more expensive and perhaps inconvenient to buy their fruit and veg from a greengrocer. I am a…

10 tips for a more Sustainable Christmas

Make Christmas about traditions not just presents Christmas for me is all about traditions. Every Christmas morning we would wake up to find our stockings stuffed full of gifts, hanging from the door. We’d all gather on mum and dad’s bed, them with a cup of tea and us taking it in turns to delve…

My positive birth story

An honest account of my labour. Leave now if you are not comfortable with terms like “mucus plug” or “diarrhoea”… but if you are pregnant and reading this then please read on, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised! Before kids were ever on my radar I was terrified of the idea of giving birth, to…

Cloth nappies – all or nothing?

I recently visited a friend to help her make the switch to cloth. After going through the preloved stash that she has bought, and talking about a simple wash routine, she tried her son in cloth for a full day, and then overnight. Success! Her son, who often wakes up with soaked sheets in his…

10 Simple & Sustainable Bathroom Swaps

Only a few years ago it was completely normal to see an array of shampoos, conditioners, leave in conditioners, shower gels etc in our bathroom. I didn’t think twice about trying new products, and I had a cupboard full of half used bottles. I’d always recycled, but hadn’t really thought about cutting out the plastic…

Bambino Mio Miosolo review

Nappy Type The Bambino Mio Miosolo is an All-in-One (AIO) nappy. In an AIO nappy, the absorbent part of the nappy is built into the wrap. These nappies are generally really easy to use, and therefore are often a good choice for nursery, or when someone else is looking after baby. Nappy Fit Make sure the fold out…