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Ragsstore – Beautiful Handmade Silk Kimonos

When I came across Ragsstore.Etsy on Instagram, I just knew I had to share Dawn’s beautiful creations with you all. Her handmade silk kimonos, dresses and pants are just absolutely stunning. Her one-of-a-kind “gypsy glam” esthetic is totally unique, and look to be high-quality pieces you’d be proud to own. And, after messaging Dawn to find out… Read More Ragsstore – Beautiful Handmade Silk Kimonos

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6 Super Easy Vegan Appetizers

Hello, friends! Recently I attended a baby shower for my nephew, who was born just a day before my birthday! It was the perfect spring baby shower, complete with awesome decor and many gluten-free snacks. I was tasked with making a couple appies. No big deal, right? Well, sort of. I’m gluten-free and lactose-free, and… Read More 6 Super Easy Vegan Appetizers

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FREE PRINTABLE: be brave, be kind, be you

  Hello, friends. As I’ve been on this journey to be more sustainable with my purchasing and be more careful about the amount of waste I produce, a lot of things have come up with myself, and with others. Both good and bad. There have been so many encouraging people and communities I’ve met along… Read More FREE PRINTABLE: be brave, be kind, be you

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8 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love

We all want to surprise our dad with something personal, something he’ll truly love and, if we’re of a more conscious mindset, something that won’t damage the planet when he’s done with it. Some low-waste, low environmental impact, high quality or Fair Trade items are usually the way to go when you want to be eco-friendly.… Read More 8 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love

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23 Fun Sustainably-Minded Things To Do In Vancouver This Summer

As summer approaches, we’re all looking for ways to make the most of the warm weather and long-awaited sunshine… so what to do? Of course, there are hundreds of incredibly fun things to do in Vancouver, but if you’re looking to have fun and be conscious about your activies, thinking of things to do can be… Read More 23 Fun Sustainably-Minded Things To Do In Vancouver This Summer

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How I Easily Transformed from Scratchy to Smooth Skin

Back in the day, about 4.5 weeks ago, I had very, very dry skin. All my life I’ve battled dry, flaky skin. My skin would be tight and uncomfortable and prone to acne. Around “that time of the month,” I would get horrible break-outs which were not only awkward, but painful. Cut to today. The excessive dryness… Read More How I Easily Transformed from Scratchy to Smooth Skin

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The Story of Stuffing + Compassion

Damned by a gap Try to build a catapult Get over it quick Of course, failure Followed down, down by Credit be slain with one quick swipe Deep thud into polished rooms No lights. Who are all these people? Many ladders up, Too high to reach. Must find Foothold. Finally. Sweating, breathing, shedding Purchasing peace… Read More The Story of Stuffing + Compassion

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

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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… Read More 3 Twitter Lists – Sustainable Influencers & Brands

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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… Read More Fashion Revolution Week – #whomademyclothes?