Hi everyone! Michelle 'Elle' here. If you're following my blog, you may wonder why the name has suddenly changed from Garnets and Glitter to Adventures of Elle. I love writing on and off on this blog, but the name just didn't seem right anymore. I started this current blog in 2017 and I initially wrote … Continue reading 2021 – New Year New Blog Name! How I grew in 2020.
Hey! I don't quite know how we are already near the end of another year, and what a year it has been. I shan't be sad to see the back of 2020, although it has taught me many lessons, and I've certainly changed a lot, hopefully for the good! One thing I've focused on is … Continue reading My Top Ten Eco-Friendly Changes I’ve Made in 2020
Hey lovelies! If you follow me on Instagram you'll know that I recently purchased some products from Smol - laundry capsules, fabric conditioner and dishwasher tablets. As I now have had chance to use them quite a few times, I wanted to discuss my findings! I'll start by saying that if you haven't seen my … Continue reading Smol Eco-Friendly Household Products Review
Hey guys! I've been meaning to write this post for a while but here we go! Back in late June I ordered the Wild Refillable Natural Deodorant. If you haven't heard about this brilliant product yet, where have you been? Over the course of the year I've been slowly but surely making changes to the … Continue reading Wild Refill Natural Refillable Deodorant Review
Hey all! In honour of #PlasticFreeJuly I want to talk about becoming a bit more eco-friendly and my recent #SaveSomeGreen order. I just want to say a little disclaimer first. I am in no way completely plastic free or zero waste, and I'm not trying to be preachy. I'm just making small changes as and … Continue reading My Eco-Friendly Save Some Green ‘Haul’!
So last year, I went pumpkin picking (and had the best time) and I saved the seeds. I dried them and kept them safe in a jar, with the intention of planting them this year. I love Autumn and Halloween so growing my own pumpkins sounded like such a good plan! I wasn't sure if … Continue reading My first attempt at growing vegetables… and what I’m learning and loving with gardening.
Hey all! I wanted to write about my morning routine since we have been in lockdown. It definitely didn't happen straight away. In fact, for the first two weeks of lockdown and working from home, I'd stay in my pyjamas, get up just before I was supposed to turn my laptop on, didn't have any … Continue reading My Lockdown Morning Routine for Spiritual Mindfulness
Hey! So I've decided to revamp my blog, and make it about my interests, and not worry if it isn't what other people want to read. I want to make this platform my safe haven for discussing anything and everything I want to talk and write about, and whatever my interests are. I have grown … Continue reading Revamping my blog – the new me!
Hey! I wanted to share my fave Autumnal songs, or what I think are Autumnal. I have an extremely varied music taste however at this time of year, I find quite mellow music, a bit of rock and a bit of indie just sounds like it works for the season. Just me? Maybe! James Blunt … Continue reading What is in my Autumn Playlist?
Autumn/ Fall is my favourite season and always has been, so trying to condense the reasons why I love it that down to just 10 things is so difficult! There is just so much to love about it! So here we go, in no particular order: The Colours. There is nothing like going for an … Continue reading Ten reasons why Autumn is the best season ever!