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…

Shelter Big Walk – Fighting Homelessness – Ethical Advent Day 10

Christmas might feel a bit different to usual for many of us. However, for thousands of people struggling with homelessness, Christmas will bring little comfort, whilst we are tucked up in our warm homes. Many people struggling with bad housing and homelessness have already endured the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic without a safe place to live….

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…

Second Hand September – Reduce Your Fashion Footprint

Every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Fast fashion is unsustainable – filling up our landfill, polluting or waterways and putting pressure on those who make our clothes under unacceptable conditions. But don’t worry there’s something you can do to help.  Join Second Hand September and pledge to stop buying new clothes…

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 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…

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…

Art of Compassion Project

Today I will be featuring the wonderful Art of Compassion Project, which aims to raise funds through collaborative art projects, and donate those funds to vegan non-profit organisations. One of the beautiful ways they generate funds is through their annual calendar. Packed full of thought provoking art from vegan artists around the world, this year…

Christmas Gifting – Underwear

Underwear is a very popular gift at Christmas time, and can often be a very special token of love. Why not make it extra special this year, and buy organic, ethical underwear, which makes a real difference to the lives of others. I recently featured Y.O.U Underwear who are  crowdfunding with their new range of …

Change the World… With your Underwear

Have you ever thought about the small things you can do which have a huge impact? I often hear many people say that one little thing can’t make a difference, or one person can’t change anything, but I really don’t feel that’s true at all… and neither do the lovely Sarah and Lily behind Y.O.U…