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.┬áPeople 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

Movies

What I Thought of Toy Story 4

I was apprehensive about Toy story 4 (and all the sequels and reboots lately) when I first heard about it, 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… Continue reading What I Thought of Toy Story 4

Eco-Friendly Living

Top 10 Zero-Waste Essentials

Living a zero-waste, low-waste, or a minimalist lifestyle has gained popularity recently with very good reason. Our over consumption of single-use products seems to thrive from our desire for convenience, and 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.… Continue reading Top 10 Zero-Waste Essentials

Bucket List · Coffee

Bucket List: Badger & Dodo Cafe, Galway

Badger and Dodo is my favourite coffee ever, and 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,… Continue reading Bucket List: Badger & Dodo Cafe, Galway

Mental Health

What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder

Warning: this post is about eating disorders. Earlier this year, YouTuber Eugenia Cooney took a social media break and sought help for her eating disorder. This was a relief to me and I'm sure countless others. A picture was posted on Instagram of her new haircut, and Twitter exploded sharing the picture, before and after… Continue reading What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder

Eco-Friendly Living

World Environment Day: The Eco-friendly master list

Today is World Environment Day so I've decided to compile a master list of eco-friendly practices to adopt. The environment is at a breaking point, and if we don't all act now and maintain a more sustainable lifestyle and society, there's going to be no stopping global warming and ecological breakdown. Climate change isn't going… Continue reading World Environment Day: The Eco-friendly master list