A year in the Little Beau Sheep diary

Posted by Sarah Turner on 2nd January 2019 in Blog

Wow. Where did 2018 go? In what seems like two shakes of a lamb’s tail, we’re in 2019! It’s certainly been a blur of a year here at Little Beau Sheep, with so much going on I haven’t had time to stop, take stock and share everything that’s happened. With Christmas behind us, now seems

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Tips to be more sustainable at Christmas

Posted by Sarah Turner on 23rd November 2018 in Blog

Have yourself a very eco-Christmas! No-one loves Christmas more than me. Seriously. From singing carols to signing cards and festive movies to family feasts, I love it all. I really do. In fact, if there could be a Mrs Claus, I’d like to think yours truly would be a shoe-in. That’s how much me and

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Celebrate Wool Week with your very own rare breed sheep

Posted by Sarah Turner on 8th October 2018 in Blog

Have you heard about Wool Week? For anyone who’s a fan of this truly fabulous fabric, it’s a great opportunity to celebrate wool in all its wonderful forms… Organised and run by the Campaign for Wool – whose patron is HRH the Prince of Wales no less – Wool Week brings together a whole host of wool

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Linen sprays: heaven scent to ease the ironing

Posted by Sarah Turner on 12th September 2018 in Blog

Smell, so they say, is the most evocative of all our senses. And I think there’s a lot to be said for that. Think of freshly mown grass on a summer’s day. Or what about the smoke from an open wood fire? And who can resist that aroma of freshly baked bread? No doubt you’ll

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LITTLE BEAU SHEEP is a Regional Finalist in the Rural Business Awards!

Posted by Sarah Turner on 24th June 2018 in Blog

I am absolutely thrilled to have found out this week that I have been shortlisted as a Regional Finalist in the Best Start-Up category of The Rural Business Awards in partnership with Amazon. Anna Price, Joint-Founder of the Rural Business Awards, says: “Congratulations to Little Beau Sheep for being shortlisted in our North Region, where competition was

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How wool you celebrate your next anniversary?

Posted by Sarah Turner on 18th June 2018 in Blog

With summer upon us, the wedding season is about to go full on. For those who’ve previously tied the knot and jumped the broom, however, the sunshine usually signals something else: a forthcoming anniversary politely waving for attention. Which got me thinking: what does an anniversary actually mean? I know it’s a year on and

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Let’s turn the tide on plastic

Posted by Sarah Turner on 20th March 2018 in Blog

Like most of us, I’m worried and ashamed in equal amounts about the way we’ve let plastics choke our oceans, threaten wildlife and pollute our beaches. It seems plastic has become such an accepted and everyday part of our lives, its dangers have gone unnoticed until recent headlines have hit home hard. Fighting for a

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Crowdfunding, what’s it all about?

Posted by Sarah Turner on 16th March 2018 in Blog

I love what I do and hate the idea of accidentally contributing to the growing toxic tide of plastic. I already offer a natural alternative to plastic dryer balls and I’m looking to do more by reducing the amount of plastic used in my packaging.   And, you can help! Crowdfunding rewards backers as a

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Seven steps to a successful wool wash

Posted by Sarah Turner on 14th February 2018 in Blog

Fine knit, chunky, patterned or plain, the world just seems a better place when you’re swaddled in the natural wonders of wool. And it looks beautiful too. So what’s not to love I say. The pleasure…and the pain As we all know, however, pleasure this good in life often comes packaged with a little pain.

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