• Here’s the beauty products I pack when I travel… This year I’ve travelled a lot. And, in fact, for the past three years I’ve lived mostly in transit. And so my “beauty regime” in general is a simple and mobile affair. A big bunch of you ask me via the socials to share what such a regime looks like and today I’m obliging. Previously more
  • 19 ways to have a waste-free wedding When I turned forty, I wanted to celebrate with my nearest and dearest. But I didn’t want to just “chuck a party” with a whole stack of booze and booze-soaking food and…wastage. I wanted it to matter and, so I put it together as sustainably as I could possibly make it. I bought nothing new, used produce more
  • 9 of the best “Buy Me Once” staples to invest in I read about a new site recently – Buy Me Once. It curates gear that’s high quality and you only have to buy once, in your life. Stellar stuff.  Not-so-funnily, I’m writing this sitting in a London Wholefoods. The place is festooned with “eco” messaging. And yet everything comes on disposable plates, with disposable forks more
  • A listicle of toxin-free beauty goodness Thank you for all the extra tips you’ve all shared following my toxin-free cosmetics and beauty oils posts. I’ve popped a stack of them into one post for easy reference. You’re welcome. Tips you’ve shared for blending and using oils I make my own body butters with Coconut + Vitamin E + Shea + Jojoba oil, add the essential more
  • The ultimate wellness gift: an 8 week program voucher! Thought I’d grab you as gift-buying tension hits fever pitch and suggest a smooth idea. The next round of the I Quit Sugar 8 Week Program kicks off January 22… and gift vouchers are now available! I’m betting Uncle Bob is gagging for a trimmer waistline. Maybe your sister is after a fresh start to more
  • The Sarah Wilson mindful xmas gift guide. ‘Cos you asked for it. My family doesn’t do Christmas gifts. Each year we pitch in for a crappy, wood-veneered, chenille-bedspreaded holiday house down the coast. We wrestle, eat, attempt to play board games (none of us are good at sitting very still), go for bike rides and try not to step on each other’s toes (especially those of the more
  • my sustainable christmas gift guide… plus a bevvy of giveaways for you! I personally don’t do Christmas gifts. It’s something our family agreed to a few years back (after trying Kris Kringles and giving each other World Vision goats). Instead we pitch in to get all the family together – plane tickets and rental houses to accommodate us all. But I do love the idea of mindful, more
  • my christmas gift guide This year Jo and I ummed and ahhed about how to do our Christmas gift guide. We get a lot of products thrown at us at Christmas time, and sometimes things can get grubby, with folk wanting to pay me to have their product in the list and sending me guff I don’t need to more
  • A Christmas gift idea! The I Quit Sugar Gift Coupon! Looking for a nifty Christmas gift for your friend/boss/colleague/Dad/grandmother/goldfish? Refuse to traipse around a mall? Scared you’ll wind up resorting to a novelty tie and a 2013 horse calendar after the effort? Why not give the gift of an I Quit Sugar Gift Coupon – the I Quit Sugar 8-week Program, and the I Quit more
  • a christmas gift guide #2 (plus some super reader offers) Since last week’s guide went down like brandy with Grandma after Christmas lunch, I thought I’d do another. Again, not a definitive list. Just some stuff I thought you’d like and that supports supporters of this blog and/or have a snappy, ethical slant. Enjoy! merfins by Oceanika For your mer-obsessed daughter, from $115. Kazzie’s a Byron chick more