Veganuary Special… Busting Vegan Myths

We’re already 3 weeks into Veganuary – and I’d love to know how you’re getting on? Perhaps you’ve spent the month being asked questions from concerned friends and family members, who think that you might not be getting enough protein, or nutrients… or flavour in your diet! Well, you can tell them that there’s really…

Donating Clothes during Lockdown

Some of us may be using this most recent lockdown as a chance to de-clutter. I’ve seen lots of recent queries and posts online asking about how to donate when charity shops are closed. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my favourite charity shop with you – White Rose – who accept…

Veganuary… Why Go Vegan?

Happy New Year and Happy Veganuary 2021! A year of 500,000 participants. Wow! I always get so excited to think about all of the new vegans in the making. So, this year, I thought I’d share mine and my husband’s reasons behind going vegan several years ago. I still remember the evening my husband decided…

Zero Waste Christmas Crackers – Ethical Advent Day 17

Crackers are great fun,  but for a moment of enjoyment, there’s an awful lot of waste. Here is my solution – my favourite Christmas decoration of all. Stunning, reusable metal crackers. Passed down through my family – I’m not sure for how long exactly – but they are the true zero waste item. Granted, they…

Spiced Pudding “No Egg-Nog” Recipe (Vegan) – Ethical Advent Day 14

For a quick festive treat, that doesn’t take forever to make or loads of fancy ingredients, why not try this vegan eggnog with a festive tea twist. I’ve chosen to infuse the plant milk with the gorgeous Spiced Pudding tea from Leaves of the World. Ingredients 200ml Coconut Milk (tinned) 200ml Plant Milk of choice…

Zero Waste Christmas Wrapping Tips – Ethical Advent Day 8

My absolute favourite way to be eco-friendly (and also save money) at Christmas has to be getting inventive with wrapping presents. Once you get hooked on this, you’ll have so much fun and won’t want to go back to boring old wrapping paper! Here are the ways I like to save wrapping paper and have…

Eco Friendly Christmas Cards – Ethical Advent Day 4

Do you still buy physical Christmas cards, or are you an e-card fan? Perhaps you opt for a donation to charity and select from their e-cards. Whichever option you choose, make sure it’s the most eco-friendly you can make it. Photo by pure julia on Unsplash In our house, we personally opt not to purchase…

Conscious Christmas Candles… Ethical Advent Day 3

At this time of year, there’s nothing like a good candle to make the room extra cosy, and they are very popular to gift for Christmas.   But are you aware of why you should choose choose plant based soya wax candles, instead of those made from paraffin?  There are a number of health and environmental…

Conscious Christmas Gift Guide – Ethical Advent Day 1

After a very strange year, December has crept up on us and blasted us with Christmas – ready or not! This year, I’m feeling the need to be more festive at home, just to mix it up a bit and get some lights and brightness, and a change of indoor scenery. I’ve therefore decided to…