Bias Binding: The Effect of Gendered Clothing On The World

Here’s a riddle for you: One day a father and son are driving down a country road when they are involved in a dramatic and horrific car crash. The father is killed immediately and the boy is rushed to hospital unconscious. His injures are severe and so he is taken swiftly to the emergency room…

Generosity & Secondhand Fashion

As you probably know, already I am generally not a fan of stuff taking over my space, and even less a fan of waste and consumerist culture. However, having a baby can destroy principles remarkably easily and fill your life with short-lived garments and broken shards of plastic. This makes generosity and thrifting all the…

How I Cut Costs (To The Extreme!)

Babies don’t have to cost the world! Believe me? Not many do and shops don’t help by putting on the pressure of “if you don’t get the most expensive cot/car seat/blanket you just don’t care enough! Bad parent!!!”. You’ve probably already read or heard about my attitude towards clutter and stuff but sometimes even the stuff…

A Few Things I Love About Pregnancy

So you know I am pregnant, and you know that in general I believe pregnancy to be an annoying, frustrating, and full of pain and suffering. However, in the name of balance, not putting all women of having children, and keeping everyone up to date I thought I’d write down some of the amazing, fascinating…

Happy Mother's Day Treats

So having become one with my new husband I now had even more reason to remember Mother’s Day (partly because he wouldn’t). Therefore I decided it was better for the environment, my budget, and in general more personal if I were to make the gifts we gave. Here they are with a little description of…