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

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My Favourite Green Cleaners

This post contains affiliate links for certain green cleaners, so if you purchase something through a link on this page, I may earn a small commission. Be assured that I only choose products to promote based on quality and personal experience. Hello, friends! I hope you’re all enjoying the spring sun as much as I am lately.… Read More My Favourite Green Cleaners

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4 Ways to have a socially responsible wedding without compromising your dreams for your big day

Your wedding day – beautiful, whimsical, somewhat stressful and expensive as ****. Am I right!? Yeah… and chances are, your big day is going to create a lot of waste. Ours did, and all of my friends’ weddings have. Chances are also good that you will be consuming a lot of food and buying a lot of… Read More 4 Ways to have a socially responsible wedding without compromising your dreams for your big day

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My review of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Essentials Bundle

A little while ago, I ordered the Essentials Bundle tester box (just $5.95 USD for shipping!) from The Honest Company – Jessica Alba’s response to a chemical-laden marketplace. The story goes that when Jessica was pregnant and looking for a safe, natural, affordable, pretty, and socially responsible brand of cleaners, baby care items, skin care, etc,… Read More My review of Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Essentials Bundle

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Another failure post – because I may as well marry plastic bags at this point.

Hello, friends. Recall how I said in an earlier post how I and The Man are giving up plastic bags  forever, starting now? Welp, in the spirit of keepin’ it real, I would like to tell you a story. Yesterday, my friend and fellow blogger, Brittany, and I went shopping. We hit up some awesome local Chilliwack… Read More Another failure post – because I may as well marry plastic bags at this point.

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We are giving up plastic bags for good

Inspired by Sabrina’s guest post last week, I have decided to take her challenge to reject plastic. I’ve been thinking about this for a while now – that I need to stop using plastic bags. So The Man and I have made a pledge: no more plastic bags unless they are being used for sanitary purposes… Read More We are giving up plastic bags for good

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The Plastic Trick – 3 Ways to Completely Reject Plastic, Because Recycling Isn’t Enough Anymore – A Guest Blog

Hey, friends! I met Sabrina, today’s guest blogger, on Instagram after she posted a photo of her last plastic lid – ever! I got stuck on her super inspiring page and asked her to write me a post about plastic consumption, and what we can all do to minimize our plastic waste. For more inspiration about… Read More The Plastic Trick – 3 Ways to Completely Reject Plastic, Because Recycling Isn’t Enough Anymore – A Guest Blog

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The Soap Dispensary – You Need To Go Here!

So there’s this shop in Vancouver, on Main street, called The Soap Dispensary. Apparently it has existed since 2011, but only recently did I notice it, and only about a week ago did I finally go in. The concept of the store is amazing: bring in a refillable bottle, and have it filled with your… Read More The Soap Dispensary – You Need To Go Here!

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Free blackberries near Metrotown

Way back in the day, when I was a young’n, my mom would pile all of us kids into the van and take us blackberry picking. We’d motor down to the dusty roads beside the river in our scrubs and grubs, armed with as many Tupperware and empty margarine buckets as we could find in… Read More Free blackberries near Metrotown

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Green Works isn’t all that green, after all….

Oh friends, I promised you that I would share my triumphs in this journey as well as my epic failures. So to make good on my claim, I bring you this post. A few months ago I was in Walmart looking for a new alternative cleaner. I didn’t really think I would find anything, being… Read More Green Works isn’t all that green, after all….