Puzzle it out!

Puzzles can cultivate patience and willpower, and it can reduce stress and relieve emotions. They offer hours of fun and entertainment everyone can enjoy. Finishing puzzles with family or friends gives you the opportunity to…

Food to forage in Autumn

What are some of the best things to forage in Autumn? Well, there’s lots to choose from, with berries, nuts and fungi of all types in abundance. The best things for a beginner are probably…

And we are back!

So, the kids are back at school and if you are not working full time there is a bit of space without them under your feet to have a clear out! There is a sense…

Old things, new life!

There is a growing movement to buy second-hand and recycle, upcycle, reuse and recreate! At 2Hand we are passionate about giving old items a new life. We believe that second-hand should be a way of…

Reasons to be cheerful 1, 2, 3

Well 2020 is not how I’d envisioned on it as I raised a glass on Jan 1st – it’s not what I planned or hoped for – in fact it’s turned most things on their…

Too Good Not To

Susie Hudson recently came across Too Good To Go, a social impact company driving a movement against food waste and if you’ve not come across them yet, get online. You can find them on the…

Reasons to give Upcycling a try

Tap into your creative side and breathing new life into preloved items. Avoid the landfill as over 22M pieces of furniture are thrown into land fill in the UK every year. So, recycling or upcycling…

Who’d be a parent?

At the best of times being a parent is stressful - one in three families have both parents working full-time and for the last 4-5 months those parents have been at home with the kids…

Back to school

As the debate escalates this week around children returning to schools in england, I am currently on a mammoth sewing bee, involving name tapes, sore fingers and the realisation that my eyes are not what…

Boy is it raining!

What can we do as the school holidays are coming to an end but there is still time to have fun and make memories before we send them back to school? This term will be…