I was getting ready for the nursery run this morning and as I brushed my teeth in the bathroom, I glanced over at the new shampoo and conditioner I bought yesterday and I felt like a fraud. Feeling like a social media fraud seems to be a big part of my life right now. I… Read More Feeling like a social media fraud.
The way we consume TV is changing. My husband always tells me a story about when he was a kid and he would go with his sisters to visit his nan. They would stay for the weekend and one of their (many) treats would be that they would take it in turns to choose a… Read More How TV is changing and Netflix are leading the way.
Finding natural beauty products is HARD. Trying to avoid every company that test on animals or contain animal products or nasty chemicals is a real struggle. I recently shared a graphic which highlighted just some of the cosmetics companies that test on animals or are not considered ‘ethical’ towards animals and I have been making… Read More My Top 5 All Natural Beauty Products
It was watching Netflix Documentaries on the topic of animal cruelty and environmental issues surrounding veganism that finally convinced my husband and I to take that leap into living a life free from meat and dairy. I was interested to find out if simply watching the same documentaries that we had, would have the same… Read More Netflix Documentaries on Veganism: How convincing are they?
In my quest to leave a more toxin free life (excluding wine… no one’s perfect) I am switching up all of the things I usually buy for things that are more sustainable/natural. One thing in my home that I use quite a lot, but never really thought about before is candles. I don’t know about… Read More Soy Candles VS Paraffin Candles
Veganism, sustainability… it’s all a big learning curve for my family and I, but we’re trying our best. If you caught my earlier post on sustainable living, I talked about how switching to Ecotricity could make a massive impact to the planet with such little effort from you, today I want to talk about another… Read More Cleaning Cupboard Staples – sustainable, vegan friendly essentials.
I have spoken before about how leather seems to by synonymous with quality and durability. It is almost a right of passage to head off to get your first pair of leather shoes as a kid, you wouldn’t be seen dead in anything other than leather shoes at an interview (bit ironic that something died so you… Read More Let’s talk about vegan leather.
I spend a hell of a lot of time searching for information on what is going on in the ‘vegan’ community, things like which restaurants are finally adding vegan options to their menus or which supermarket has started stocking my favourite dairy free milks. I thought it might be useful to do a little monthly ’round… Read More Vegan News Round Up – June 2017
I have been doing a lot of research lately in to minimalism. By research obviously, I mean watching YouTube videos (Jessica Avey and Pick Up Limes are my current favourites) and it has really inspired me into minimising my life. We have recently moved into a new house and we made a conscious effort to not… Read More Minimising my life.
If you read my recent post on why we have decided to go vegan then I guess this is the next logical post to follow that. One of the biggest things I have noticed about being a vegan is that everyone has an opinion. As soon as you mention you are vegan (not even in… Read More Going Vegan: What are we actually eating?