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Organic Sanitary Items – with Aimee Marks Posted on June 28, 2016 | No Comments

In 2005, Aimee Marks, founder of TOM Organic, was given a school assignment to design packaging for a product that hadn’t changed in 10 years, she chose tampons. As she was copying the list of ingredients into her prototype, she became concerned. What was viscose rayon and polypropylene? More importantly, what was it doing to our bodies? It was then she realized the necessity for organic, chemical-free feminine hygiene products that genuinely care about women’s health. It was then, that TOM Organic was born.

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How We Reduced Our Garbage Waste Posted on June 7, 2016 | No Comments

We consume a lot of fresh produce. So much so, we were disposing of vegetable scraps regularly. As part of my mission to reduce waste (and coincidently the use of plastic garbage bags). I decided it was time start composting.

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The Benefits of Salt Lamps Posted on May 31, 2016 | No Comments

Ever wondered how a Himalayan Salt Lamp actually works? Well, so have I! I have always heard great things about there ability to enhance wellbeing but never had the time to explore the concept further.. Recently I found the time, and let me just say WOW who knew! If the concept isn’t enough to convince you, the scientific results will. Enough so, that I bought my very own 🙂 I took the plunge.. Will you?

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Natural Gifts for New Mum and Baby Posted on May 4, 2016 | No Comments

I loving giving presents that are useful and in this case, non-toxic, so I sat down with all of the new mums in my life and asked them what were the best present they received as a first time mum was and why. If you’re ready to become the friend or family member of the year, this one’s for you.

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Why I Turn My Wi-Fi Off At Night Posted on February 16, 2016 | No Comments

As Wi-Fi is a relatively new thing, the jury is still out regarding whether or not it poses any risk to our health. There are passionate arguments for and against and as such, I want you to understand that I’m not here to argue either side of the equation. At this stage, it’s a matter…

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Reusable Coffee Cup Review Posted on February 10, 2016 | No Comments

Yesterday I discussed disposable coffee cups and the effects they are having on our health. Today on the blog, I personally review a number of the re-usable coffee cups on the market and list my top three favourites (pros and cons), to help take the guesswork out of your next purchase.

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The Truth About Your Coffee Cup Posted on February 9, 2016 | No Comments

Despite what many people think, coffee cups aren’t recyclable; they are also the believed to be the second largest contributor to litter waste after plastic bottles. Everything you need to know (and what you can EASILY do about it), is up on the blog.

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