Can shopping buy happiness? The answer may surprise you!

Research has found that the initial buzz you get from shopping starts to wears off almost as soon as you swipe your credit card. But what if there was a way to prolong that happy feeling post-splurge? I think I've cracked the code and found an answer that complements the ethical and sustainable lifestyle I'm creating

How the hell do I shop for a more ethical home?

So you're ticking all the boxes on your ethical journey. Cosmetics? Ha! Sulphate-free, no-plastic and no testing on fluffy bunnies. Clothes? Too easy. You've ditched fast fashion, have a capsule wardrobe of locally-made organic cotton staples and own at least one pair of vegan boots. You religiously carry around your...

Can you resist falling in love with this beautiful boho home?

This show-stopping but seemingly effortless home belongs to Robert and Christina Martinez, authors of uber-cool blog, New Darlings. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, their decor shows off how, according to Domino.com, the Southwest does minimalism. And boy do they do it well. The home is a perfect example of how to successfully...

Why the world Needs More Cushions

It’s hard to make a case for buying more things in a world already bursting to the seams with stuff that we don’t need and that gets disposed of as seasons and trends pass. Here at Needs More Cushions (NMC), we are firm believers in living a more minimal life....