Making time for Self Care – and WIN a Thera Pearl Eye-ssential Mask

I recently wrote a post about parenting burn out where I talked about the importance of self care. And how, I thought, that self care was a hot bath once in a while. A little treat to myself perhaps. Well, it is that, but it’s also so much…

Loving Cruelty Free Beauty Treats

“‎Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color – it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively.” ― Roberta Gately Happy Valentines Day! I’ve really enjoyed getting ready for Valentines this year, I made some heart shaped…

Chocolate Rose Love Elixir

There’s something wonderful about the idea of a love potion. A magical potion that can make someone fall in love with you, or act as an aphrodisiac. Well, I can’t promise you that with this Chocolate Rose Love Elixir, but I can promise you a deliciously…

Parenting Burn Out – What it is, and how to heal from it

I thought that ‘self care’ was a bit of a buzz word. I thought it was a good idea, but really, who has time for that? My own version of self care was a hot bath once a week after my babies were asleep – if one of…

Rich and Nourishing Moisturising Cream ~ Joyfully Vegan!

Happy New Year – and happy Veganuary 2018! I’m a big supporter of Veganuary. If you haven’t heard of it – Veganuary is a charity which encourages everyone to sign up and try Vegan for the month of January and beyond. When I decided to adopt…

Christmas Traditions

I’m writing this post surrounded by Christmas chaos. Finished rolls of wrapping paper and sellotape, empty boxes, and about three ‘to do’ lists that are partially ticked off, empty chocolate wrappers (I’m sure my jeans are getting tighter already).. my kitchen is full of…

Women of Spirit – Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives

“I sat still for a moment and looked up at the sky. It was the bluest sky I had ever seen, no cloud in sight. The birds chirped happily in the trees, it was like I was hearing them for the first time. My heart began to settle into…

A very Vegan gift guide for her

The definition of veganism, according to The Vegan Society, is; A philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and…

Grapefruit and Mint Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub

I’m writing this post bundled up in a duvet in front of the fire – winter has definitely arrived here in the UK! We missed out on the snow here this week, but have certainly had the sub zero temperatures. Yesterday I took the babies on the Santa…

Winter at Bliss Botanicals

It doesn’t seem so long ago I was talking about the start of Autumn and the beautiful season seems to have flown by. Now it is very nearly December, and the trees have lots their leaves which are often covered with frost on the front path each morning…