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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A look back at 2017

Posted by Sarah Turner on 31st December 2017 in Blog

I love the Crimbo Limbo period, it’s a time for family and the one time of year that I truly slow down and reflect. As another year draws to a close, I start to get nostalgic. I love the idea of writing a diary, but can never quite stick to it, however, I do usually

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The low down on lanolin

Posted by Sarah Turner on 4th December 2017 in Blog

This most natural of moisturisers has been helping humankind for the last 8,000 years, with records showing the ancient Egyptians were the first ones wise to its powers as an effective skin moisturiser.   Okay, so my little sheep-based business in the rainy Yorkshire Dales may seem a long way from the grandeur of the

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Felted soap: a new twist on an old favourite.

Posted by Sarah Turner on 10th October 2017 in Blog

Once upon a time, before liquid soaps, shower gels and body scrubs, there was soap. Everybody used it to get clean and smell nice. From the medicinal aromas of Wright’s Coal Tar to the luxury bubbles generated by creamy Camay, there truly was a bar to suit every bath-time. (As an aside, soap was so

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How to hack your laundry drying time

Posted by Sarah Turner on 11th September 2017 in Blog

Let’s get ready to tumble. We’ve all been there. You reach into the tumble dryer and the clothes you want to wear are still that teeny bit damp. What are you going to do: run late or go clammy? Then there’s the energy thing. Even the eco-friendly dryers can eat up electricity and pile the

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Posted by Sarah Turner on 4th July 2017 in Blog

July is an exciting month for LITTLE BEAU SHEEP. It’s mid-wedding-season and you lovely people  have been keeping me busy with orders for 7th Anniversary gifts and what a romantic bunch you are!  Just take a look at this lovely message I sent out with an order, I couldn’t have put it better myself! The

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