With climate activism becoming a larger part of my blog I wanted to read up on plastic pollution as I continue to write about how we can help live more sustainably, Lucy Siegle’s book sounded like a great starts! “Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (and you) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again” is… Continue reading Book Review: Turning the Tide on Plastic
This day last year I began my upcycling journey with my broken coffee cup, and the start of this series, when I planted my cactus seeds. People were actually much more interested in the idea that I initially anticipated, and some people commented saying they were considering getting their own cacti. Here’s what happened in it’s… Continue reading Becoming a Cactus Mom: One Year Later
I was apprehensive about Toy Story 4 (and all the sequels and reboots lately), until I saw the trailer and was intrigued by Forky. Toy Story 3 wrapped everything up nicely that a another film wasn’t needed, but the fourth one exceeded my expectations, and in the end justified why it was worth creating. The… Continue reading What I Thought of Toy Story 4
Living a zero-waste, low-waste, or a minimalist lifestyle has gained popularity recently. Our over consumption of single-use products seems to thrive from our desire for convenience. All that plastic pollution has come back to bite us as we’re on our way to having more plastic in the ocean than fish. Yes, it is convenient to… Continue reading Top 10 Zero-Waste Essentials
Badger & Dodo is my favourite coffee ever. Although they’re based in Cork, they have a cafe in Galway I’ve wanted to visit since finding out about it. Last time we were in Galway we arrived after it had closed,but this time as we spent the night there we got to go both days, although… Continue reading Visiting the Badger and Dodo Cafe in Galway
Earlier this year, YouTuber Eugenia Cooney took a social media break and sought help for her eating disorder. I was so relieved, and other’s were too. A picture was posted on Instagram of her new haircut, and Twitter exploded. The picture was shared everywhere as well as before & after comparisons, and comments about how… Continue reading What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder
With all the talk about the climate crisis, you might be asking “how can I live a more eco-friendly life?”. As today is World Environment Day, I’ve decided to compile a master list of eco-friendly practices to adopt. The environment is at a breaking point. If we don’t all act now and maintain a more sustainable… Continue reading The Eco-friendly master list: How can I be green?