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Using a Soap Calculator

Using a Soap Calculator

Today we are looking at the laundry soap recipe design and learning how to approach any soap tutorial you find on the internet. Once we understand the soap calculator, we can then move on to making the bar soap and finally making the soap powder itself in parts two and three.

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Sweet Orange Sugar Scrub Recipe

Sweet Orange Sugar Scrub Recipe

A Basic Sugar Scrub Recipe As some of you will know, The Druid's Kitchen has just launched the first four members of the sugar scrub bars range. I thought that to celebrate this, we could look at some sugar scrubs that you can make yourself at home - out of things you probably have in your cupboard. Madness isn't it? Of course, I am not giving you the recipe for The Druid's Kitchen Body Scrub Bars, but I thought you guys could have some fun playing around with everyday kitchen ingredients and seeing how you find them. A bit of the...

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The First Vegan Monday & The First Lessons Learned

The First Vegan Monday & The First Lessons Learned

So, it isn't even 8am on my first Vegan Monday and I am already learning so much. I am currently drinking my second cup of coffee made with oat milk that I bought from the supermarket - in a Tetra Pak container - and I am sat here wondering why I bought it.  This is nothing to do with the taste of the 'milk' (it has actually left me using less sugar which is an unexpected bonus) but more to do with the cost to both me and my plans to reduce plastic usage. I came across this a lot...

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An Ethical Maze.

An Ethical Maze.

It is predicted that in the next 30 years, we will produce four times more plastic than we ever have before. That is a startling figure; especially if we go back to the fact that all of the plastic we have made so far still exists. 

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An Ethical Labyrinth

An Ethical Labyrinth

Is it acceptable to remove your plastic packaging at the checkout? Is this a good idea or will it be added to landfill rather than recycled as it is when I dispose of it now? 

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