Ethical lifestyle

Month: June 2018

Vegan Hiking Boots Update

Vegan Hiking Boots Update

I have now been wearing my Hi-Tec Women’s Lima Hiking boots for a couple of months;  I wear them every time I walk the dog… so daily and a couple of times a week this involves a decent hike through forest, or rougher terrain. So […]

Vegan Choc-spiced Winter Cookies

Vegan Choc-spiced Winter Cookies

Now that the nights are drawing in, the days are colder and the fire is constantly on, how about indulging in these spicy festive cookies? They are a real Winter favourite in our household, especially for ‘Christmas in July’ They are rich and decadent, and […]

Vegan Red Wine – Pure Vision Merlot

Vegan Red Wine – Pure Vision Merlot

When shopping for a vegan wine, I tend to head straight over to the organic section, as it is generally easy to find a few vegan options here. This was how I discovered Pure Vision wines, and in particular their Merlot. This wine has quickly […]

Vegan Alcohol

Vegan Alcohol

As a vegan, you’re probably well versed in scrutinising food labels for animal ingredients, but what about alcoholic drinks labels? Many animal ingredients that are used in the actual product (e.g. dairy, honey, cochineal) aren’t listed, neither are the animal products used in the production. […]

Homemade DIY dog toys!

Homemade DIY dog toys!

After a recent clear-out of the house, we’ve got some unwanted clothing…  a good method is to organise into three piles: A: Clothes to be fixed/reused B: Clothes that can be donated to charity/sold/given to friends C: Old clothes that are really only good as […]