Reducing plastic is hot news. Plastic is literally suffocating our planet, killing animals and is even toxic to us coming back in the food chain to those who eat fish from the sea. Kind of like karma really. Even if it wasn't poisonous to us, we should still be doing something about it. Littering our … Continue reading Who Gives A Crap Review and 10 tips to reduce plastic waste in your bathroom
My journey to natural beauty products started in 2013 when I changed all my toiletries, skin care and makeup to natural plant based products to avoid harmful toxins such as SLS, SLES, petroleum and parabens. Since then I’ve started also choosing vegan, cruelty-free and organic products. It wasn't until 2017 that I started using organic … Continue reading Reasons to choose natural and organic tampons
It's almost the most wonderful time of the year, even for those of us who won't be over-indulging on mince pies or guzzling mulled wine by the gallon! As someone who is health obsessed all year round, I'll be looking forward to my vegan nut roast, mugfuls of raw cacao and lashings of cashew nut … Continue reading Healthy Christmas gift guide for health and wellness lovers
PremierFit DW70 office walking treadmill reviewI remember seeing some shocking headlines a few years ago about our sedentary work lives – ‘sitting is the new smoking’ they read. Of course we all know sitting for long periods of time isn’t really good for us, but I don’t think we all realised quite how much of … Continue reading Make your own walking treadmill desk and be healthier at work
Earlier this year we made the switch to a 100% renewable electricity energy company (10% green gas) and I’m so pleased we did. It aligns more with our beliefs and our own journey of trying to lead more natural and eco-friendly lives. Read on to discover the benefits of joining Bulb and how to get … Continue reading Save money and the environment. Get £50 discount by switching to renewable energy company Bulb!
Eating a mainly organic diet is really important to me. I’ve written on this blog before about why I think everyone should choose organic. It’s not just the benefits to our own health by avoiding the chemicals, but to animals, our planet, soil and water too. Chemicals are so destructive and we are a walking … Continue reading The benefits of an organic fruit and vegetable box delivery
The Golden Heart, Birdlip One of our favourite places to go for a delicious and hearty homemade pub lunch. A beautiful 16th century traditional Cotswold inn with log burners. They don’t just have a couple of vegan options, oh no, they have an entire vegan menu full of delicious meals from burgers to roasts. We … Continue reading 5 of the best vegan restaurants in Cheltenham and Gloucester
Since the start of this year we have been drinking distilled water in our home. Before this we had turned to bottled mineral water after I read an article about all the contaminants that could be in our tap water. Contrary to popular belief tap water is not 'clean'. I already knew that some counties … Continue reading Why I drink distilled water