What Makes Jute Bags Such a Win for Eco-Friendly Shoppers?

It would be a huge understatement to say that the world is more eco-conscious than it was a few decades ago. Just take a look at shopping bags. The old single-use plastic bags that create so many environmental problems used to be seen everywhere, but they’re quickly becoming a thing of the past. In their place, more eco-friendly bagging materials are rising up, and one of those materials is jute. [Read more…]

What Are Juco Bags & Why Should You Use Them?

If you’ve been looking at sustainable shopping bag materials, you may have run across the term ‘juco’, but you might not know what it means. Simply put, juco is a blend of jute and cotton. To understand the benefits of juco bags, you should read about cotton and jute. [Read more…]

7 Shocking Facts about Plastic that Will Make You Reconsider Everything

The concern about plastic getting bigger by the day. With the plastic tax being discussed as we speak, we can only hope that we find a way to reduce the amount of plastic being produced soon before it all gets out of hand.

Here are some facts from ‘Production, use, and fate of all plastics every made’ an article which was published in 2017. These numbers will make you reconsider paying that 5p for a plastic bag or choosing supermarkets that are overloaded with plastic and start considering eco-friendly options. [Read more…]

Know the Signs of a Cheaply Produced Tie

A tie is a relatively simple garment, but there’s still a world of difference between a cheap tie and one that was made with quality in mind. You might think it’s worth saving a few pennies by choosing a cheaper tie since it’s easy to assume there’s little difference. In fact, a cheap tie won’t look or hang quite right. [Read more…]

British Themed Gifts For Kids


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Kids love gifts. As a parent, you need to give your children gets a gift during the special days and other occasions in their lives. Basing on the child’s age, the gift should motivate, stimulate and bring joy to the kid. There is nothing like seeing kids face light up with joy as soon as he receives a gift. Here are ideas to help you next time you go shopping for kid’s gifts. [Read more…]

Know Thy Stuff: How expiration date awareness can save you a fortune

Wise household budgeting requires a little more engagement with the things we buy than perhaps you might be used to. You’re probably already exercising wise shopping practices, such as comparing prices on differently branded-versions of the same goods, or shopping around for different items at a variety of shops. But if you’ve already engaged with the basics of thrifty shopping, you may be ready for the next level: thrifty storage! [Read more…]