Book Reviews · Eco-Friendly Living

Book Review: Turning the Tide on Plastic

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

Eco-Friendly Living

Becoming a Cactus Mom: One Year Later

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

Eco-Friendly Living

Top 10 Zero-Waste Essentials

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

Bucket List · Coffee

Visiting the Badger and Dodo Cafe in Galway

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

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What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder

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

Eco-Friendly Living

The Eco-friendly master list: How can I be green?

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?