Does Dietlicious Work?

If there’s a healthy shortcut that makes it easy to eat well, then I want to know more! So, recently I asked one of Checks and Spots’ readers, Sarah, to roadtest Dietlicious – a gourmet home delivery service – and find out if it lives up to the hype.

Lip Service

Not all lip balms are created equal, especially when it comes to Grown Alchemist’s new Watermelon and Vanilla Lip Balm.

Interview: Holistic Health Expert, Sam Sample

Sam Sample’s passion for a holistic approach to health and happiness is contagious. She walks the talk and has recently launched Be Naturallyou, a go-to destination of info designed to inspire a more naturally beautiful you. Recently I caught up with Sam to find out what makes her tick.

Norway’s Turf Roofs

Images: Amusing Planet While the intention is purely practical, there is something about the grass roofs of Norway that remind me of a fairy-tale fantasy. For hundreds of years now, many houses in Norway have installed turf roofs to provide good insulation and help stabilise the home under its weight. It kind of makes the …

Can You Guess What This Is?

Humour me a little and let’s play a game together. See this beautiful teardrop – what do you think it is? Images: José de la O Pardon, did I hear you say an Anti-Fly Sphere? How on earth did you know that it was inspired by traditional Mexican ingenuity which refracts water so that colour …

It’s Easy Being Green: How to Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products

Two things happened recently that led me down a path I haven’t ventured before: I’m certainly no domestic goddess, but our house pleaded with me for a spring clean – the type that’s seen me fossicking in every cupboard and cleaning every nook and cranny. I’ve become passionate about reducing my family’s exposure to unnecessary …

Do You Want the Good News First?

Organic Makeup Range from Kjaer Weis The good news: Newest makeup-brand-on-the-block, Kjaer Weis, totally gets it. This high-end organic makeup range is 95 certified organic (yeah!) and comes in super slick refillable packaging that has been designed by Marc Atlan (hell yeah!). Form. Function. Clean formulations. Fully recylable packing. Kjaer Weis ticks all the boxes. …