Travels | Hiking with kids in Cinque Terre

Travels | Hiking With Kids in Cinque Terre

This year we had unusual but most memorable Easter ever! Instead of sitting around the table and eating too much food, we decided to spend a day in Cinque Terre – isolated pastel hamlets tucked away in a particularly mountainous kink of the Italian Riviera. We prepared a picnic basket and left home early in the morning.…

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Book Review | Toxic Childhood By Sue Palmer

Today I am sharing my thoughts on a book which really impressed me. Don’t get deceived by the book title “Toxic Childhood. How the modern world is damaging our children and what we can do about it” – this book is definitely not an invitation to raise kids in old style!  The author is analysing modern issues…

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My Year Without Shopping | March Update

March was incredibly joyful and fun month. It not only was my birthday, but we went on very exciting holiday too. We travelled through Germany, Switzerland and Italy together with my brother’s family and visited a great number of stunning places. Tired of city noise and busy lives, we were looking mostly to spend time…

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Eco Style | Yours Again Upcycled Denim Vests

Eco Style | Yours Again Upcycled Denim Vests

 Do you know, that it takes up to 11 000 litres of water to make one pair of jeans? Inexpensive denim comes at the cost of human labour and environment. Genetically modified cotton, unsustainable farming practices, pesticides and toxic dyes and after all this your jeans travel almost 10 000 km by boat and up to…

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My Year Without Shopping | February Update

February proved that having kids and being on a shopping ban doesn’t work together very well. February has been marked as a month of my first fail. I had to make a purchase which doesn’t fit any of our exceptions: it wasn’t essential, it wasn’t an experience neither it was a replacement. What was it? An…

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Eco Chat | Yours Again Upcycled Denim Fashion

Eco Chat | Yours Again Upcycled Denim Fashion

 Meet Simona Uvarovaite – eco-designer and “Yours Again” founder. She believes that denim is one of the most interesting materials, which becomes only more charming by time. Yours Again aims to embrace the beauty and imperfection of reclaimed denim and transform it into unique pieces: denim vests, accessories and homeware items. Today on Eco Chat we are talking…

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