Ethical Advent Day 10 – Recipe – Festive Marmalade Hot-Nog

Welcome to Ethical Advent Day 10, where the snow is falling and things are feeling rather festive here in the English countryside.   After our lovely walk in the snow this morning, it was the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen and brew up a fabulous festive drink. And what better way than…

Ethical Advent Day 4 – 4 Waste Free Christmas Wrapping Tips

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…

Ethical Advent by Monsoon of Random

As an ethical consumer, it can be very hard at this time of year. Subjected to all kinds of adverts and the temptation to spend mindlessly. Christmas wish lists may be a minefield of gifts you’d rather not buy, because you know the conditions under which they were made, or the materials that they are…

Focus, Stay Awake… then Relax & Enjoy the Summer!

Sometimes modern life requires us to keep going when we’re tired, or stay focused when our brain doesn’t want to think. As a result, we can then find it hard to relax when it’s time to shut down. So, if you’re a student studying for exams, a hard worker with long hours, or you simply…

Wellness Teas from Indigo Herbs

Teas are wonderfully comforting – for me they are part of my daily routine. Particularly in the evening, sometime after dinner, tea provides me with my relaxation, my end of day marker… my “me” time. I also like to use teas for health and well-being. Peppermint tea to help digestion, raspberry leaf for period pains,…

Buying Fair & Ethical Tea

Everyone loves a cuppa. Whether you like a strong, classic brew, an aromatic cup of Earl Grey or a caffeine free infusion, it’s a really comforting drink and it’s important to make sure that you source the best. The best quality, and of course, the best ethics. There’s nothing calming about sipping at a cup…

Bluebird Tea… Tastes Like it says on the Tin!

My name is Lynsey and I am a tea-a-holic. Phew. Now that’s out there. Though, to be fair, if you follow me on any social media platform, it really is pretty damn obvious. And if you’ve visited my house, you quite possibly think I have a problem. Yes, those are my tea shelves. There’s also…

Random Tea… Drink Your Vitamins

When Alice fell down the rabbit hole and obediently followed the instructions on a little bottle, I’m not quite sure that shrinking was quite what she expected. Much like Alice’s mysterious drink, the super-teas from T Plus give you a little something other than simple refreshment – but instead of shrinking you, it will help to keep…

My Yuyo Yerba Mate Mission

I’m on a mission. And that mission is to spread the word about the wonders of yerba mate. A wonderful South American beverage made by steeping the ground leaves and stems of the yerba mate plant.  This ‘super plant’ has a host of fantastic health benefits, yet it’s simply not as famous as tea or coffee…

Random Health… Get some ZZZs with Sleepy Love

Do you ever have problems drifting off to sleep? Perhaps you wake up in the middle of the night, and your brain switches into thinking mode. Whether it’s anxiety, stress or general worries of daily life that are keeping you awake, Sleepy Love is here to help, and I was lucky enough to get to…

Random Tea…Tealogists Matcha Green

So, we know by now that I’m a big fan of matcha green tea – not only does it taste great, it makes you feel great too. It is, quite simply, stone ground green tea. But the leaves are specially selected, which means that it has 40 times more antioxidants than spinach, kale or acai…