Sustainable Style with Lucy and Yak [AD]

Dungarees: Lucy and Yak* Socks: Lucy and Yak* Since starting my sustainable fashion journey I’ve been on the hunt for ethical fashion brands that fit with my personal style. I found a lot of ethical and sustainable fashion brands focused on quite a minimalistic style, neutral colours and simplistic design. Which if you know me you’ll know doesn’t really fit with my personal style. This is where Lucy and Yak came to the rescue! I first became aware of the brand through In Colourful Company. So many of the members of the group starting wearing these amazing colourful dungarees and…

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#Veganuary at Wagamama Metrocentre [AD]

Japanese: Wagamama (わがまま)  Translation: Naughty Child January always brings an influx of Vegan offerings and as a fairly new Vegan, this brings me great joy! So many resturaunts are now offering Vegan options, which is a great move into being more inclusive of those with different dietry requirements. Wagamama actually launched their vegetarian/vegan menu back in the summer last year. I remember popping along with Yasmina to try when it first became avaliable, and believe me when I say it has some pretty tasty meals on offer. Earlier in the month Intu Metrocentre invited myself and seven other bloggers along to their Wagamama…

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5 Things I’m No Longer Buying in 2019

Happy 2019! Let’s just pretend we aren’t already halfway through January already, it’s been a busy month so far okay? I hope you all had a lovely festive break, I spent my time eating my body weight in Vegan snacks and watching a ridiculous number of cheesy Christmas films. January is here again and everything is back to normal – and to tell you the truth, I’m glad to get back to a routine again. The beginning of the year always brings an influx of resolution making, goals for the year ahead and everybody talking about what they want to…

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Ditching Fast Fashion – Six Months On

Fast Fashion. It’s hard to go a day without somebody talking about the impact of fast fashion, its everywhere!  Since the Stacey Dooley documentary aired a few months ago, the blogging community has been awash with those opting to ditch fast fashion and change their shopping habits – although a lot of these views quickly vanished when Black Friday came around and my Twitter feed was jam-packed with affiliate links to fast fashion brands. Oh Well. I myself talked about my relationship with fast fashion in this post during the summer. Here I spoke about my decision to ditch fast…

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Discovering My Ancestry with Living DNA [AD]

If you’re anything like me you’re really interested in Ancestry and knowing about where you come from. Programmes such as ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ have become increasingly popular over the past decade – and I’m happy to admit they are a guilty pleasure of mine.  So when Living DNA got in touch asking if I’d be interested in trying out their Ancestry DNA test, how would I turn them down? So here we are, this is my experience tracing my family ancestry thanks to Living DNA. HOW IT WORKS So the process itself is really quite easy. You…

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