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Unique Mother’s Day Gift Guide- Cornish Makers

-----This post contains affiliate links for products that I truly love and believe in----- So believe it or not we find ourselves tipping over into March again! And that means that Mothers Day is coming up. Mother's Day is another annual date that I struggle with because it feels so…
didi
February 28, 2021
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Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

Next week marks the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight 2021. And what is that you may ask? Fairtrade is a global awareness campaign focused on improving the lives of farmers and workers in the developing world. Fairtrade's mission is to work with farmers and producers to call for better prices for…
didi
February 21, 2021
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How to stay vegan after Veganuary

Did you give Veganuary a go, or have you been thinking about going vegan/plant-based but you are not sure where to start? Or perhaps you are just looking to reduce the number of animal products that you consume? If that sounds like you then keep reading. I decided to go…
didi
February 11, 2021
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Recyclable Toothbrush Heads- Live Coco

This post contains affiliate links Switching to a sustainable lifestyle is not something that can be achieved over night, actually I'd recommend giving yourself a few transitional years and a commitment to a lifetime of learning. There are so many actions we can take to make our lifestyles friendlier to…
didi
January 25, 2021
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REAL Planner- Getting organised in 2021

2020... well among all that the year taught us, it showed us that there was almost no sense in making any plans, not even within a day! Like me many of you may have ditched you diary or planner in March and never picked it up again. But I am…
didi
January 17, 2021
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Book Swap- An eco way to enjoy books

Its no secret... I love books! The concept of a kindle or e-reader is just not something that I have been able to get on board with. I completely understand that in many ways they offer a more environmentally friendly way to read, and are better in terms of minimalism,…
didi
January 10, 2021
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The Minimalists- Less Is Now

The start of a new year is a great time to step back and evaluate. A time to create new projects and goals to work towards over the next twelve months. I always find myself really inspired to de-clutter at this time of year. My partner and I have recently…
didi
January 2, 2021
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Call Me Joe- Book review

For many years I have strayed away from reading fiction in favour of factual books on the topics of climate change, biodiversity and ethical fashion. In a sense, I had convinced myself that reading fiction was a waste of time when there we so many real life subjects that I…
didi
September 25, 2020
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Cotna: Eco Retreat

Last weekend I was supposed to be in Paris celebrating my ten year anniversary with my partner, but Covid-19 quickly squashed that plan. Not wanting to waste this special occasion, we set about making an alternative plan! For Christmas last year, we were very kindly given a gift voucher for…
didi
July 14, 2020
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Plastic Free July – Getting started

Plastic Free July is a global campaign to encourage individuals and businesses to examine and reduce their single use plastic consumption. Plastic has been a hot topic in recent years, our general awareness of the impacts of marine pollution, litter covered beaches and the health impacts of plastics leaching chemicals…
didi
June 30, 2020