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Gifts Mother's will love this Mothers Day

Mothers, they are our friends, our loved ones, our carers, our role models, the original multitaskers, the queens of chaos management, and the masters of "mom jokes" that make us groan and giggle simultaneously. They're the ones who can find a lost sock in a black hole and whip up a gourmet meal from seemingly empty cupboards. On Mother's Day, it's our duty to give back to these superheroes, and take a moment to celebrate them, appreciate them and shower them with love, not just on mother's day but everyday. This year we can celebrate our mothers while also being sustainable by shopping local from makers here in Ireland to reduce our carbon footprint and supporting local businesses and makers...

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Shop Local Sustainable Gift Ideas

This Christmas, let's unwrap the true spirit of the season by choosing to shop local for our gifts. In the heart of our communities, local businesses are the unsung heroes, each gift they offer telling a story of passion, dedication, and a dream nurtured close to home. By supporting these artisans, entrepreneurs, and family-run shops, we become part of something bigger than a simple transaction – we become contributors to the unique tapestry of our neighbourhoods. In every carefully chosen item, there's a piece of someone's heart, a sprinkle of local magic that turns a gift into a cherished memory. This year, let our presents be more than just tokens; let them be a celebration of the vibrant spirit, culture...

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Shopping tips for a sustainable Christmas

This Christmas, the importance of gifting sustainable presents resonates more than ever. In a season often associated with excess and materialism, selecting gifts with a lower environmental footprint sends a powerful message of care for our planet and the well-being of future generations. This holiday season, let our gifts be a symbol of both joy and responsibility. Here are our top tips for a more sustainable Christmas.

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Nourish Yourself This Samhain Season

Its October and its the start of the spooky season with Halloween or should we say "Samhain" just around the corner, we were curious to dive into the origins of Samhain, and some rituals we can create together at home this hallow-season. The origins of Samhain date back to the ancient Celts, who inhabited regions of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France. Samhain holds significant importance due to its dual nature as a celebration of the harvest's end and a spiritual connection to the otherworld. For the ancient Celts, it marked a critical transition in the Wheel of the Year, signifying the shift from abundance to scarcity as winter approached. It was also a time when the veil between...

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Fall in love with your home this Autumn

This autumn, let the love affair with your home bloom as vibrant as the changing leaves. It can be a little sad to see the end of the summer, the start of autumn, back to school atmosphere, the falling of the leaves from the trees, the start of shorter hours of day light and longer nights (SAD’s is a real thing, seasonal affective disorder). But it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom, we can use the changing of the season as a time to come home to ourselves and reflect and give thanks for all the special moments of the summer, while also preparing our mind, body and homes for the coming of winter. Here are some of...

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