My EcoBox | Brands We Love

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Ethical is the new black! But buying ethically and living sustainably can be hard. One of our aims as a business, is to make ethically living easier. And we love working with brands with the same ethos. One such brand is the lovely My Ecobox, an eco subscription box. We managed to catch up with My Ecobox owner, Cara. To ask her a few questions on what made her start the brand. Read more

Making Ceramics | In Conversation with a Ceramicist

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This June, we have added some beautiful new ceramics to our site. Each handmade in the UK by the lovely Megan. We managed to catch up with Megan and have a chat with her about her ceramics and the creative process. Read more

Winning as a Mummy |

Motherhood can be amazing, but it can also be hard and sometimes lonely. Especially if you feel like everyone else is always amazing at and enjoying the experience. To encourage people to talk more about the hard parts of motherhood, Emma from Isabella and Us, has started a great campaign, starting on the 5th May. And we spoke to her to find out a little more about it: Read more

Ethical Fashion – Mi Apparel

 

Fashion Revolution Week is here. From 22nd April until the 28th April, people are being encouraged to ask #whomademyclothes To celebrate we are going to share a few of our favourite ethical fashion brands with you. To start it off, one of our favourites – Mi Apparel. Mi Apparel have a beautiful range of conscientiously chosen and ethically sourced clothes and accessories. We had a chat with Mi Apparel about their brand. Read more

Wine in the British Isle | Hanwell Wine Vineyards

I have to confess I usually drink French or Italian wine. It may not be particularly ‘cool’ to drink it, but I love a beaujolais on a cold, winter evening or a nice light white wine in the summer. But it turns out I was missing something… British wine! English wine is becoming increasingly popular and with this popularity a wider range are available to try. There are wine estates you can visit and buy from across the country. We spoke to Helena, the owner of one such Vineyard, based in Nottinghamshire.  Read more

Creative Highlights | Rebecca Sampson Designs

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Each month we are going to highlight a Creative. Art in all its forms can be very emotive and very personal. What some people love, others will hate. And value can be placed on something that has taken a lot less time or effort, because of Provenance or patronage. So we have decided, each month, to introduce (or re-introduce you) to a creative whose work we love. Read more

Old Faithful – Meet the Maker

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One of our latest makers creates beautiful, natural and essential oil filled well-being and skincare products. We spoke to Gareth about what made him start Old Faithful and why he loves natural well being.

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A Bushel of Hops | Interview with a Hops Grower

Hops are best known for making beer, but beyond that we didn’t know anything more, so we had a chat with A Bushel of Hops. Here is a little more about what it is like to grow hops and a bit more about A Bushel of Hops. Read more

Bees in Autumn

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Have you noticed less bee buzzing around you garden? Their gentle hum seems to have nearly disappeared now. We spoke to our charity partners, The Bumblebee Conservation Trust about what happens to bees at this time of the year, and what we can do to help them during their quiet time. Read more

Renovating a Nightmare | Interview

Have you ever renovated a house, or is renovating or designing a house something you just daydream about? Renovating a home always sounds glamorous. Getting to chose all the tiny details of your home while working around the history of the house… but it is something that can also be a little bit of a nightmare. We spoke to the Allens about their beautiful but troublesome renovations. Read more