Ethical Advent Day 7 – Hand Made Gifts

Behind Window 7 of my Ethical Advent Calendar is a focus on a hand-made gift. Something you’ve put a lot of love and effort into. A gift that means more that something purchased from any shop or website. A gift for the minimalist. A gift from someone trying to be a more conscious consumer and…

The Friendly Facial Cleansing Bar

When I saw the new range of gorgeous sounding soaps from Friendly Soap on the MyPure website, I just knew I had to try the cocoa butter facial cleansing one. Mostly because I’ve always hated using bars of soap on my face (dry, tight skin, requiring lots of moisturiser afterwards) and I wanted to see…

Random Food… Raw Vegan Cheesecake!

A question I’m often asked when people find out that I’m vegan is, “But don’t you miss cheesecake”? You can insert lots of other food names into the ‘cheesecake’ space here, and honestly, my answer will always be a resounding “No”. And the reason is quite simply, because anything you can eat, I can eat…