Wardrobe Tour ¦ Minimalism Update

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Hand Luggage Only ¦ Minimalist Packing for Paris

We’re off to Paris for my birthday but that doesn’t mean I’ll be packing more than normal. As we’re not going for long I’m actually packing even less this time.

It’s all being out in my smallest Fjallraven Kanken and it only fills half of it. Still plenty of room to bring some French goodies back!

Zero Waste Goals

At the beginning of March I decided I wanted to up my zero waste game. There are already some things in place that have cut down our waste significantly but I felt that we could do better. You can see what I already use in this handy YouTube video – So this month I’ve been…

My Top Zero Waste Items ¦ No Toilet Paper?

We’ve been cutting back on waste for a while now so as it’s becoming a more widely discussed thing in the media I thought I would share some of the zero waste items we use for people who are looking to cut back. I’ve covered items for grocery shopping, food storage, travel, personal care and…

Hand Luggage Only ¦ Ryanair’s New Baggage Policy

Recently (but a long time after we booked the flights) Ryanair changed their luggage policy – Non-Priority: If you have not purchased Priority & 2 Cabin Bags (previously Priority Boarding), you are only permitted to bring 1 small personal bag on board (max 35cm x 20cm x 20cm) that must fit under the seat in…

Christmas ¦ Why we don’t celebrate it

Twas the week before Christmas… and no one really cared in our house past stocking up the basics so we don’t have to brave the insanity that is the shops. This is our 3rd or 4th year of officially not celebrating Christmas. Previous to that we did Christmas light. Why don’t we bother though? I’m…

September Round Up

In August everything was put on hold in Edinburgh while the festival took over, now we’re back to normal and there have been quite a few changes. Intention 1 – Improve my physical health. I’ve kept on top of my walking habit which is fantastic. According to my Fitbit it also means my cardio has…

Project Clear Out – Week 2

Here we are at week 2 of the clear out. Week 1 went well but this week I need to be even more mindful of what I’m buying as were going away next week and I don’t want food to go in the bin/rot away while we’re not here. This week I skipped my normal…

Project Clear Out – Week 1

So it’s week 1 of spending this month focusing on cleaning out the amount of food stuff I have in my kitchen and it’s going well. I normally do my food shopping on a Monday week in week out regardless of if I need food or not. This week however I waited until I was…

Cupboard Clear Out – September Plan

I keep posting about clearing out my kitchen cupboards as I’m a terrible food hoarder and I need to thin things out to make more space. I’ve been able to do this everywhere else in the house with my clothes, shoes, books etc but food stuff I use rarely/has been forgotten is slowly being used…

Confessions of a Food Hoarder – 3 Months On Part 2

Back in May I decided to pull out my cupboards, get them organised and use up those leftover ingredients that have been sitting there for far too long. So 3 months later and how do things look in cupboard 2? So what’s been used up and how? Canaloni – Pumpkin Canaloni Risotto rice – spicy…