Hiya! I just want to pop on here a brief overview of what I am going to use this blog for! I’m going to be posting more lifestyle posts but with more stuff on how to live more sustainably and happily – it is also a wee bit of a journey for me as it is only really within this last year or so that I have put a real effort to being more eco-friendly. Firstly, why did I decide to start living a more sustainable lifestyle? It all really began when I read ‘There is No Planet B’ by … Continue reading Welcome!

A list of Christmas Vegan Bakes I want to try!

Nothing puts me in a cosy, comfy and festive mood like doing some Christmas baking. This is actually my first Christmas as a vegan and I actually love vegan baking, though I know it may be daunting! So, here is a list of Vegan Christmas sweet recipes that you can make this holiday. Honestly, I am the only vegan in my family and they all love the baking I do, so even if you aren’t vegan, there are some great recipes for you to try this festive season. Vegan Yule log – http://www.thelittleblogofvegan.com/2020/12/vegan-yule-log-recipe.html I adore Yule logs and this recipe … Continue reading A list of Christmas Vegan Bakes I want to try!

How to have a more Sustainable Christmas

Hi everyone. Now, this year I have become more environmentally conscious – though I am by no means perfect now, in fact from it. Even so, here are some of my ideas of how to have a lower waste and lower impact Christmas, even if you just use one of these tips, it would have an impact. Shop for presents from small businesses This is a way in which you can buy presents more ethically. Rather than buying from large brands you could buy from smaller businesses and local shops, it also makes your gifts more personal and unique! Another … Continue reading How to have a more Sustainable Christmas

The Best Christmas Movies to watch this year

Okay. It is really festive season now, with less than 10 days to go until the big day. In my opinion, one of the most festive things you can do is grab a hot chocolate (or the hot beverage) and a blanket and snuggle down to watch a Christmas movie. Personally, I only want to watch a Christmas movie if it is really going to put me in the festive mood; so here is my list of best festive movies. Elf Well this is a slightly obvious one but it is one of my absolute favourites. Buddy’s festive cheer is … Continue reading The Best Christmas Movies to watch this year

5 Vegan recipes I can’t wait to try

Recently, I have been trying to eat more vegan meals and generally cut down on meat – for environmental reasons. I am not a full fledged vegan yet but I really love to try out some recipes so, here are some baking recipes that I really want to try! Please let me know if you have any great vegan recipes! Brownie cookie These cookies look really simple but at the same time completely and utterly delicious! Brownies and cookies are definitely two of my favourite sweet treats and a combined version of these in a vegan treat sounds really perfect! … Continue reading 5 Vegan recipes I can’t wait to try

Things to do this Summer

It’s been a while since I posted, I am sorry! Well, we are now into July, which means we are well and truly into the Summer; and due to current circumstances many of our Summer plans have been cancelled or postponed. So, I am sure there will be many empty minutes this Summer, so here are some things that you can do if you are feeling bored! Create a Scrapbook I know its cliché but a scrapbook is a great way to fill in some time as well as doing something meaningful. You can make one full of memories and … Continue reading Things to do this Summer

Search Engines that Help the Environment

There are of course several ways you can positively impact the environment such as: eating less meat, cutting down on plastic and flying less. However, online you are able to help the environment without even trying.. all you have to do is change your search engine. In all honesty, it is different to google and will take a little while to get used to the new searches as it has a different layout; but after a couple days you will get used to it and now I actually find searching on google to look really different!! Ecosia Ecosia is the … Continue reading Search Engines that Help the Environment

My Favourite Double Chocolate cookies

Now, these cookies are incredible! Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to get a photo of them because all the evidence had been destroyed before I could even think about taking a photo! But, I still think that I should share the recipe because they were just so delicious! Ingredients: 300g sugar 200g margarine 75g coco powder 275g self raising flour 1 egg 1/4 tsp vanilla extract (optional) 100g chocolate chips Method: Preheat the oven to 200oc. Line some baking trays Cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy and then add the egg and vanilla. Sift in the flour … Continue reading My Favourite Double Chocolate cookies

How to Celebrate your Birthday at home

Hello everyone! How is everyone doing? I actually had my Birthday earlier this week and I though it might be fun and useful to tell you how I celebrates, and how you could celebrate… considering these funny times. The first, most important thing, is that you should find reasons to celebrate because this life can get quite repetitive and therefore it’s nice to have something to look forward to. Secondly, celebrate with your love ones in any way that you can. Whether you are lucky enough to be with your family, or if you can phone or facetime your friends. … Continue reading How to Celebrate your Birthday at home

Things you could buy online to keep you busy during quarantine

Hello! I hope you are all doing well, and staying at home if possible! I know this period of time can seem rather daunting in how we don’t know how long it’s going to last and it may seem quite boring. So, I thought I would post with some ideas of things you could buy online to keep you busy during this time. Of course, do be mindful who ordering stuff online for both the environment and the workers. Cupcake Jemma Baking Kit I have always loved Jemma’s youtube channel which has endless creative, but easy recipes for her viewers … Continue reading Things you could buy online to keep you busy during quarantine