Veganuary Book Launch & Interview

Veganuary, a charity dedicated to supporting those making the transition to veganism, launched in 2014 with just 3325 participants. With huge success and growing participation year upon year, and approximately 60,000 participants in 2016, we have recently seen the announcement of hugely famous ambassadors, including Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch. And today sees the launch…

Christmas – Risalamande Danish Dessert Recipe

I had the pleasure of living in Denmark for 2 years, and I picked up some lovely traditions along the way. One of my favourites is this gorgeous festive dessert called Risalamande. Created in the late 19th century, it is made out of rice pudding mixed with whipped cream, vanilla and chopped almonds, served cold…

Christmas Crafting – Make Your Own Festive Rag Wreath

Welcome to Day 21 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Last weekend I was lucky to attend a small workshop with friends, and learnt how to make a beautiful rag wreath. A fun and wonderful way of using up scraps of fabric which could otherwise be thrown away. I just love making beautiful things from waste!…

Christmas Gift Subscriptions – Vegan Life Magazine

A subscription to Vegan Life magazine will be a treasured gift that will last the whole year through. Loved by all vegans, new and established, it features countless mouth watering recipes, thought provoking articles, interviews, product recommendations and more. Why not buy it for someone who is taking part in Veganuary in the New Year?…

Christmas Charity Gifts & Donations

Christmas has become a very commercial time of year – we buy things we know are not really needed, to give to someone who doesn’t really need them. Of course, it’s great to get presents, but it’s also great to make someone else’s Christmas a special as yours. Someone who may not be able to…

Christmas Beauty – Organii Toiletries

Today I’ll be re-visiting one of my previous reviews… of the lovely range of organic, vegan toiletries from Organii. Organii are a beautiful, ethical brand and you can read my full review here. They have several stockists and you can probably still get your orders in just in time for Christmas delivery. As well as…

Christmas Eve Ideas – Reindeer Food

Today is all about keeping the magic of Christmas alive in the hearts of children everywhere. You’ve probably heard of the new ‘Reindeer Food’ trend. No longer is a carrot a sufficient snack to accompany the mince pie you leave for Santa. Oh no, you must sprinkle glitter laden reindeer food to attract Rudolph to…

Eco Christmas Cleaning

Today is going to be all about getting the house nice and clean ready for Christmas – in an a way which is natural, cruelty free and good for the environment! Whether it’s the annual clean before the decorations go up, or the last minute dash before your relatives arrive, we all end up cleaning…

Ethical Christmas Gifts – Jewellery

Today it’s about beautiful jewellery. The gift that everyone loves to give and receive. We often thing of sustainability and fair trading in terms of food and clothing, but do we think of the workers who make our jewellery? Do we think about the effects on our environment of extensive mining for silver and gold?…

Ethical Christmas Clothing – Paying Forwards

Today we’re talking feel good fashion. Fashion which is kind to the environment, and to the people who create it. The ‘Buy One Give One’ model (buy a pair of shoes, give a pair of shoes to someone in need) has been hugely popular for a number of years, but companies are finding that the…