How to Have a Fun Hen Party Without Alcohol

Hen and stag parties are considered the ‘wildest’ parties full of drinking, partying, and fun, but they don’t need to be alcohol-fuelled! Whether you’re expecting a baby before your wedding day or you just don’t do alcohol, there are hundreds of different hen party ideas that won’t involve alcohol but will involve plenty of fun, … Read more

Top Tips For Group Getaways

Top Tips For Group Getaways

It is my 40th birthday coming up in a less than two months now (eek) and I have still not yet decided how to celebrate! I would definitely like to mark the occasion in some sort of special way; I am just not yet sure how. I did have a few ideas, such as a … Read more

Sustainable St Albans Week 2018 and Launch of Plastic Free St Albans!

There are only a few days to go now until Sustainable St Albans Week 2018, so I want to share with you some of the fab things that will be going on! If you are local, then pop along to some of the events to learn more about eco living and show your support. And … Read more

International Day of Happiness

Today, 20th March, is International Day of Happiness. This year’s theme is Share Happiness – focusing on the importance of relationships, kindness and helping each other. I created this reminder of actions we can take to help ourselves, and others, to feel good… This was inspired by ideas from the Action for Happiness website, which has plenty … Read more

Organising An Eco-Friendly Children’s Party 

Are you holding a kids party, and considering ways to make it more eco-friendly? It is not an easy task, as I discovered when trying to organise Squiggle’s 9th birthday party a couple of months ago! You need to get a bit creative if you don’t want to leave behind piles of plastic, wrapping paper, … Read more

Family Fun Day – Finding The Wild! 

On Sunday, we went to a family fun day at a local college. Whilst that was in itself far from wild, we did find a couple of nature related things going on! The main thing was finding our local beekeepers. This also led me to read more about beekeepers afterwards, especially from an ethical point … Read more

Bakerdays Letterbox Cake: Review and Giveaway

To help celebrate Squiggle’s 9th birthday recently, Bakerdays kindly sent us a letterbox cake. We were lucky enough to review one of these yummy cakes previously too, which you can read about here.  Since then though, there have been lots of developments over at Bakerdays! Their website has had a facelift; now even more user- friendly and is … Read more

CakeToppers – Personalised Cakes: Review and Giveaway

I think Caketoppers read my mind; just when I was busy organising Squiggle’s party and thinking about her birthday cake, they dropped me an email asking if I would like to review their personalised photo cupcakes. Since it’s her birthday, they kindly agreed to send me cake toppers for her birthday party cake as well as two … Read more