Our shop: Margaret Raymond Florist

Our shop: Margaret Raymond Florist

Margaret Raymond Florist – an Aladdin’s Cave of beautiful treasures In case you haven’t heard, we’ve got a little shop. And we are so excited that we will be able to reopen our doors with the rest of the “non essential shops” in the UK on April...
How to wash your hands

How to wash your hands

I few years ago, I had the unfortunate need to visit a family member in the ICU. We were all given strict instructions on how you should be washing hands – and let me tell you, I’d be doing it wrong for all thirty-odd years of my life at that stage! With...
Ready for Valentine’s Day!

Ready for Valentine’s Day!

It’s the season of love – or so they say. The shop is filled with an abundance of roses in every colour – we have red, yellow, white, lilac, pink and even striped white and red harlequins. The flowers in the shop smell spectacular. Almost as good as...
Come see us at 81 Hamlet Court Road

Come see us at 81 Hamlet Court Road

I know, I know – I’m really awful at keeping this blog updated, aren’t I? But in my defence – and I like to think that it’s a really good excuse – we’ve been awfully busy here at Bean & Boy. Many, many moons ago I happened...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy new year to you and yours! 2019 was an exceptional year full of adventures for us. We spent a lot of time working on compliance – who knew that making soap had so much administrative red tape?! – and arranging our workshop in Southend-on-Sea. We...
Winner: Top 5 best eco-friendly and vegan soap bars

Winner: Top 5 best eco-friendly and vegan soap bars

We are honoured to have won a space in the PSYCHOLOGIES REAL ECO Awards for Top 5 best eco-friendly and vegan soap bars.  Our Happy Soap (Grapefruit + Calendula) was selected as a gentle, all-purpose family soap that is soft enough for delicate skin, with calendula...