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How To Redecorate With Fair Trade: 3 Tips

Hey, friends! I hope you’re enjoying the fall as much as I am! This truly is my favourite season, with the sweater weather and crisp morning air and moody evenings… and blogging, finally. I’m glad I’m back to blogging semi-frequently, because as much as this blog exists to share my sustainable product finds, it also…

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4 Reasons Why Couples Are Turning Towards Eco-Friendly Engagement Rings – A Guest Post

The first step towards saying “I do” is purchasing an engagement ring. According to tradition, most engagement rings are made with precious metals and a diamond. However, the mining process to obtain these materials often leads to unethical treatment of both the environment and fellow humans. Therefore, many couples are purchasing engagement rings made of…

Top 5 Reasons You Should Get (Or Build!) A Tiny House

Recently I took a trip to visit my friend, Sheri, who might be one of the most fascinating individuals gracing this planet… which is only partly due to the fact that she went ahead and built herself a tiny house a couple years back. If you want more info about her tiny house and how…

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On Life Changes, Inspirations, and Hopelessness

Hey, friends. It’s been a very, very long time since I’ve actually posted anything substantial… which is mostly because these last few months have been really wild! I’ve been in millions of weddings, finished a 10 week digital marketing class, changed jobs, the list goes on… and on and on. And since this blog is…

3 Twitter Lists – Sustainable Influencers & Brands

Hey, friends, I hope your week is going well! A little while ago I made a post about some inspiring Instagram accounts to follow. Well, now I’m bringing you some Inspiring Twitter accounts, in the form of 3 lists. Sustainable Influencers, Sustainably Brands, and Organizations. I really believe in the importance of building a community…

On Minimalism – I Have to Get Rid of My Stuff

I have way too much stuff. Way, way, way too much stuff. Recently I’ve been obsessively reading about minimalism and how to cut back on my consumption of stuff in general. I don’t know that I could ever fully embrace minimalism, but the idea of it sure is appealing. Imagine not being burdened by the need to stay “cool”…

Fashion Revolution Day Isn’t Over

As Fashion Revolution Day comes to a close, I want to leave you all with this thought: The Fashion Revolution is not over. It can’t be over. The Fashion Revolution needs to be every day. Otherwise all of our well-meaning Instagram and Facebook posts are for nothing. Really. It’s very sad but very true. Let’s not think that by…

Fashion Revolution Week – #whomademyclothes?

Hey, friends! It’s Fashion Revolution Week (April 18-24) with April 24 being Fashion Revolution Day. You can read more about this on the FashRev website,  but essentially this is a week aimed at raising awareness about the conditions of factory workers overseas, and about putting pressure on brands to be accountable in their supply chains. The…

How to check your privilege in order to help others

Privilege has been a hot topic in the news and online lately. We are not talking about privilege in the sense of, “I’m so privileged to be able to go to the store and buy bacon whenever I like,” even though that is a privilege. We’re talking social privilege in the sense of “a special right or…