Words by Amanda Lewis
Do we really need much more in our lives? We all get so much pleasure from giving carefully chosen presents for our loved ones – so I’ve looked for items that have a functional purpose , look great and I hope last a (long and happy ) lifetime or at least will still look so good you can happily pass on or resell.
This stainless steel, leak proof lunch box is leakproof, oven and freezer proof and can be used for lunches or storing left overs and then reheating in the oven .
Oh, I want one of these – so much fun and keep the messy play in the garden. At John Lewis. A FSC outdoor easel with music and growing area –
Orthex Eden Self-Watering Herb Pots, Set of 3
Having year-round fresh herbs in the kitchen will save money, improve the nutritional value of your food and taste fabulous. Fresh herbs bought in the supermarket can quickly spoil and will have that just picked aroma. I’m imaging a wonderful mix of basil, coriander , flat leaf parsley and fiery chillies in mine.
BLUNDSTONE + FINISTERRE – fully certified Vegan Boots. The limited-edition footwear set to launch this November. online via www.finisterre.com. The unisex style will retail for £155 in two classic colours – Black/Olive & Brown/Black.
Vintage Sportswear – the perfect sustainable Christmas gifts for the eco conscious – try Red Cactus Vintage the Manchester based online vintage clothing emporium who stock a huge range of premium brands like this North Face hoodie £20.00 !!!!
Gain Eco ethical beauty credentials with this totally wholesomewash kit with. each item made in uk and filled with reusable and washable products to give you a plastic free toilet bag which comes in 100% compostable packaging. Small changes can makea BIG impact!
Reusable Cleansing Pads, Dual-sided Reusable Face Cloth, Bathand Shower Body Exfoliator Exfoliating Soap Pouch –decant your favourite products into these reusable bottles and tin plus Reusable Cotton Bag – No need to wrap this gift set, it comes with a reusable cotton bag.
Fairtrade and ethically sourced and chocolate – yup its good to eat well and feel good. What isn’t to love and share with this delicious selection of artisan cholate from divine and found at the ethical superstore, so you know it makes sense.