Sustainable Living

Tips and Advice on living a more sustainable lifestyle

Selection of ethical Christmas gifts from independent brands

Ethical Christmas Gift Guide

I don’t think I’ve ever put together a Christmas Gift Guide before. But I suppose there is a first time for everything. Today I wanted to share some of the amazing ethical Christmas gifts I’ve come across from great independent brands. I think supporting independent brands is so important this time of year. Personally, I […] Read more…

Alternative ways to spend black Friday instead of shopping

Alternative Ways to Spend Black Friday

First of all happy Thanksgiving to all my lovely American readers and anyone else who celebrates. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here in Scotland but over the last few years, the American trend of heavily discounted shopping on Black Friday has been growing here. Traditionally our stores would wait until after Christmas before reducing prices and […] Read more…

List of useful links for anyone interested in minimalism

Minimalist Links

As you guys know I’m really interested in the concept of minimalism. Not in the sense of throwing away everything I own and living with as little as possible but rather the idea of only owning things which add value to your life. Minimalism to me is about identifying what’s important and eliminating everything else. […] Read more…

5 tips to help you shop more like a minimalist

How to Shop Like A Minimalist

Back in August, I wrote about how I was becoming more and more interested in minimalism (read thinking about minimalism). After dramatically reducing the size of my wardrobe and changing my approach to shopping for clothes it was only natural that I would want to introduce the principle of less is more to other aspects […] Read more…

How to Never Regret a Purchase

We’ve all been there, getting back from the shops with your new clothes and instantly regretting your purchases. You may have clothes in your wardrobe with the tags still on because you don’t know how to wear them or don’t really want them but feel guilty about throwing them away. First of all, you need to remove those […] Read more…

Thinking About Minimalism

Since reducing my wardrobe and living with a minimal/capsule wardrobe for a while now, I’ve started to think about reducing the amount of stuff I own in other areas of my life. Would clearing out the cupboard under the stairs have the same effect on my life as clearing out my wardrobe did or is […] Read more…

How to be a Savvy Shopper

Having a capsule wardrobe isn’t about never shopping again, however when you do shop you have to be a little bit savvier. There is no point in planning a capsule wardrobe if you then go out and spend hundreds of pounds on things you’ll never wear. Even if you aren’t creating a capsule wardrobe being […] Read more…

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