How to Be More Eco-Friendly at Home | Earth Day 2021

April 22nd is Earth Day and throughout this week earthday.org have been talking about how we can help recover our planet. From tackling climate and environmental issues, continuing reforestation efforts, hosting worldwide clean-ups, and more. So it’s the perfect opportunity to rethink our habits at home and try to be more eco-friendly in our day-to-day lives. With that in mind, I’d like to share a few small things you can try at home to be more eco-friendly, which can be added into your daily routines. How to Be More Eco-Friendly at Home Try Using Less Water Turning the tap off […]

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Eco-Friendly Hiking Tips for Beginners *

AD, GIFTED | If you’d told me 10 years ago that I’d love hiking and even consider it one of my favourite hobbies, I wouldn’t have believed you. In fact, you wouldn’t have seen me doing much leisure walking at all! Besides the occasional canal path walk with my mum that is. It’s true. The thought of going for a walk for fun seemed alien to me; but, thankfully, over the years those little walks with my mum, which were more to do with supporting her, became fun for me as well. The walks got longer and I felt fitter […]

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How We Can Protect Our World’s Oceans | World Oceans Day 2020

Today is World Oceans Day, an annual, global event celebrating the role of our world’s oceans in everyday life. Its aim is to spread awareness on how we can protect our world’s oceans, restore them, and learn to use marine resources sustainably. And a chance to show the world why our seas are so important. Why should we help protect our world’s oceans? According to World Oceans Day’s website, healthy oceans are critical to a healthy planet and to healthy people. Because our oceans do so much more for us than we realise, from producing oxygen for us to breathe, […]

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World Penguin Day: How You Can Help Our Feathered Friends

April 25th is World Penguin Day! 🐧 A day dedicated to the celebration of all 17 different species of this flightless bird, from the tiny Little Blue Penguin to the Emperor Penguin. Now some of you may know that penguins have been my favourite animal for over a decade, so I thought I’d take some time to celebrate these beautiful creatures here, on my blog. If you’d like to get involved yourself use the hashtag #WorldPenguinDay on social media, where you’ll find hundreds of people, zoos, and wildlife centres sharing photos and stories of these wonderful birds. Be sure to […]

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Eco-friendly Christmas Ideas

AD, GIFTED | Chirstmas is a joyous time of year for most people full of celebrations, spending time with loved ones, and of course gifts. But it’s also a very wasteful time of year too. In fact the UK on average produces 30% more rubbish than any other time of year. Of course there’s no right or wrong way to celebrate the Christmas period, however, if you’re looking for a more eco-friendly Christmas this year, then I have a few ideas for you. From gifts to wrapping and more. Eco-friendly Christmas Ideas Gifts When it comes to gift buying I […]

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