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…

Bamboo Straws – Reusable, Biodegradable, Sustainable

Did you know that some local councils are unable to recycle paper straws, because they are contaminated? Of course, the option is to home compost your paper straws instead. But have you considered reusable straws? I’ll be giving you the chance to win a gorgeous set of straws at the end of this post, so…

The Best Ways to Naturally Clean Your Car

When we read tips on keeping the environment free from toxic chemicals, we are often told about the products we use to clean our home, or that we use on our bodies. But have you realised how much damage keeping our cars clean can do? Especially when they are often washed directly into the drains…

5 Water Saving Tips for World Water Day

World Water Day is held on the 22nd March each year, to focus attention on the importance of fresh and clean water. We often take our supply of water for granted here in the UK, and I wanted to take this opportunity to share some water saving tips. Not only will this save precious water…

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…

3 Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of your Wardrobe…

When we talk about our carbon footprint, we often think of using public transport, walking instead of getting in the car, reducing water usage, switching the lights off, cutting down on plastic usage. How often do we think of the contents of our wardrobe? From how our clothing was made, to how we care for…

Keeping the Planet & Your Clothes Pure!

Are you looking for a more ethical choice for washing your laundry? Do members of your family have skin allergies and you need something more natural? Perhaps you’re looking to replace your current products with cruelty free, vegan ones. Whatever your motivation, the new Fair Living range Planet Pure offers a completely vegan and organic cleaning…

New Year, New Cleaning Products?

New Year, New You? Is your resolution to switch to natural cleaning products to minimise your environmental impact? Perhaps you’ve started Veganuary, and you need some cruelty free cleaning options. Well, I know it’s a bit weird to write a blog post on toilet cleaners, but it’s something we all need and use, right? Not…

Random Home… Smells like Christmas!

I love walking into a home which smells of fresh baking, coffee or the natural aromas of herbs and oils. It’s so much more pleasant than walking in to an onslaught of chemicals and fake aromas. That’s why I absolutely love this gorgeous gift box from Munio Candela, sent to me by MyPure. This gorgeous…

Random Home… Fairy Lights are not just for Christmas!

When you think of fairy lights, what comes to mind? Christmas time? Huddled up inside, in the warm? Covering your home in lights and decorations at that special time of year? I think the gorgeous lights from Blaze On are suitable all year through. In fact, I was sent some absolutely beautiful fairy lights from…