Started in 2019 by conservation charity Plantlife No Mow May encourages us to abandon the lawn mower and let Spring flowers grow providing food for foragers and other wildlife. As well as home owners, local Councils and business owners are also encouraged to leave gardens, verges and parklands to grow, enhancing a much needed Spring nectar flow for our pollinators. Since
Honey was used to treat wounds during World War I. Discovering this fact was the inspiration behind Beeutiful and the first product I formulated, B-balm (formerly known as Healing Balm as that's what it does, it heals!). The benefits of honey to the skin are multiple. Honey is a humectant, it attracts and retains moisture – leave an opened jar
Today sees the start of Real Bread Week. Always held in the last week of February it is the international celebration of additive-free loaves and the people who make them. An opportunity to celebrate the basic natural ingredients that go into making "real" bread, namely flour, yeast, water, salt and sugar. Here at Beeutiful HQ I've been making my own
Valentine's Day is three weeks away. Traditionally a day to show a significant other how much you love them, modern conceptions of love come in many forms. The introduction of Galentine's Day encourages showing love to your girlfriends, schools often encourage little ones to make Valentine's cards for their parents, so what about a bit of self love? With increasingly
The Christmas season is a wonderful time of year, but it can also be a stressful time, constantly busy, running around doing errands, attending parties, and trying to get everything done before the big day. It's important to take some time out for ourselves so we don't get too overwhelmed and stressed. Here are our five ways to have a Christmas
Black Friday! The day of crazy sales. The day where we see news reports of people falling over themselves to grab the bargains. The day we hear of website crashes where so many have logged in to book the best deal. The day when we become victims of big brand domination. Is this really the best day to shop though?
Today 19th November is International Men's Day. We hear a lot about women, celebrating women, praising women but we should also remember there are a lot of great men out there and I do feel they are not celebrated enough. IMD was founded in 1999 but there have been calls for such a day since the 1960's. (International Women's Day
Delighted, excited, privileged, honoured, surprised & grateful. These are the mixed bag of feelings I felt when I was told I'd been listed as a 2022 SmallBiz100 by Small Business Saturday. SmallBiz100 is a campaign run by Small Business Saturday showcasing 100 inspirational businesses in the lead up to Small Business Saturday, this year on the 3rd December. This is a celebration