How to create a more conscious home

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As spring approaches, all this talk about Marie Kondo and decluttering has got me thinking. Every year it is the same story about spring cleaning and decluttering and I doubt we have any fewer things to get rid of this year compared to last. What is the ratio of buying […]

5 Top Ethical Kid’s Clothes Brands

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If you have a child who suffers from eczema, you may well know the agony of finding clothes that don’t aggravate their skin. With Thomas, I found the simplest approach was just to find organic cotton wherever possible. And the softest variety available. Thankfully, his skin is currently largely under […]

Beating Ageing without Botox

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The honest truth? I’m worried about looking ‘old’. Although I can hear all those mantras about ‘growing old with grace’ – I’m just not ready too. I don’t feel like I’m old. My age ISN’T old. But there’s no denying those ‘fine lines’ are beginning to appear. 17 years ago, […]

Preparing for Wet Weather

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If the past week is anything to go by it’s time to prepare for the apocalypse let alone standard wet weather. But in Scotland, it always sense to be prepared. Where else in the world has ‘extra’ words for miserable weather? I’m actually delighted that the nation’s favourite word is […]

Style: Mama Uniform – Kelly-Anne

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Kelly–Anne is 28 year old mother to one – her cheeky little lady Amelia. Married to the lovely Tony, they have set up their forever home in the beautiful countryside of Norfolk. Kelly-Anne first launched Mimi Rose & Me as a way to keep her ‘brain from turning to complete mush’ whilst on maternity leave. But thankfully […]

Style: A week in the life of… Alison Soye

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Alison Soye is a Northern Irish illustrator, currently living and working in Edinburgh. Originally from Northern Ireland, she studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, specialising in illustration. She often visited Edinburgh while studying at university and loved the city’s beautiful cobbled streets, old architecture […]