Gift Idea – Relax with Weleda’s Lavender Bath Milk

Oh how I love this bath milk! It’s such a treat to use. From start to finish it makes a bath a special occasion. When you add it to the running water the fresh lavender aroma fills the room. When you lie in the bath the water is soft and scented without being overpowering. As […]

Saffia Farr reviews the Earth Pathways Diary and Wall Calendar

It’s that “back to school” time of year and I am busy looking ahead to the coming months and 2016 – fixing JUNO schedule dates and writing in school inset days! To do this, there is nothing more satisfying than a new diary, and I am delighted to be once again using the Earth Pathways […]

Organic School Uniform – Saffia Farr reviews Ecooutfitters’ Gingham Dress

Ecooutfitters is a company keen to promote organic and chemical free clothing for children. They point out that children wear school uniform for at least 35 hours a week so they are important items in their wardrobe. Many school clothes are made from a polycotton mix or polyester which is essentially a plastic and not […]

Saffia Farr reviews Tad-cu’s Bobble Hat

This is Malacy Doyle’s 100th book, described as “a gentle story of love, loss, renewal and the very happiest of memories”. I found it incredibly poignant. A young boy climbs a high hill with his grandad. At the top it starts to snow so Tad-cu Wil lends the boy his bobble hat. When they get […]

Saffia Farr reviews Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans

Like many families, we struggle with the balance of using technology without it taking over our lives. I have two boys, aged 11 and 8, who enjoy playing Minecraft. They also love being creative, so this book was a huge hit with them. There are 15 projects and each is graded with a difficultly level. […]