The Joy of Doing Nothing – Ethical Advent Day 24

Christmas Eve is upon us, and the traditional plans (whatever they may be, and however you choose to celebrate) for many have been changed. It may be a quieter, less sociable Christmas for many of us, and I just want to make the statement that you won’t hear from many places – it’s OK to…

Stay Safe this Christmas – Ethical Advent Day 21

Welcome to Day 21 of my Ethical Advent series 2020. Today is far from the normal Christmas message I’d be sending out, but then 2020 has been far from a normal year! In light of the pandemic, and various restrictions here and around the world, many of us will be spending Christmas in a different…

Vegan Christmas Stuffing Recipe – Ethical Advent Day 19

As we’re getting closer to Christmas Day, I’m dreaming about my husband’s home-made vegan stuffing. It’s his favourite part of the meal, and I can totally understand why. You can use any brand or type of vegan sausages (as long as you remove the skin if they have it) and it also works with gluten…

Give the Gift of Scent… Ethical Advent Day 18

Do you find it hard to focus on a task, or perhaps you’re lacking energy from zoom fatigue, or Christmas shopping. Maybe you need some help to calm down, or drift into the land of nod at night. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s help at hand – and it’s all natural. Our sense of smell…

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…

Conscious Jewellery Gifting – Ethical Advent Day 9

Recently I introduced you to “Wolf & Gypsy” – a fantastic ethical brand, offering stunning jewellery pieces produced with conflict free gemstones. This is a perfect ethical gift this Christmas, so that you can be sure that no harm was caused in producing that smile when your friend or loved one opens their present on…

Zero Waste Tea & Giveaway – Ethical Advent Day 7

Tea. Most of us love tea. How do you drink yours, green, black, loose or in tea bags? Regardless of the type or style, I prefer mine to come without a side of plastic. In fact, I’d prefer mine to be completely zero waste – naked as the day it was picked from the tree….

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…