Recently I spent a few days visiting my grandparents at their beautiful property, after I quit my job and went on vacation before moving closer into the city. It was an awesome 3.5 days – I cleaned out a cave, hauled branches from that huge wind storm a while back, pretended to be annoyed that… Read More Gluten-free, lactose-free, egg-free, diabetic-friendly cookies that somehow still taste pretty darn good
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….
An encouraging story to start your week off right: The salon I work in is located about a minute’s walk from an Independent Grocer (that’s the name, it’s actually a chain store). The lady who manages the deli section often comes in to have her hair flat ironed fairly frequently, and since she has a… Read More Success! The local grocer now carries ethical deli meat!
I got me some great new sunglasses, and you should too. … Read More Fashion Friday: Kuma Earth Friendly Eyewear
Some ideas for Mother’s Day gifts that don’t cost much and don’t waste much.… Read More Reminder: Mother’s Day. DO Something Nice For Her.
“Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” –… Read More A Religion That’s Actually Worth Something
My first time at the Nifty For Fifty event in Vancouver was a huge success and loved every minute of it! I talked with artisans and scored some amazing deals!… Read More (Cute) Sustainable Outfit of the Day
Why you should buy small and spend big, closer to where you live.… Read More Buy Local, Spend Local
High fur and feather fashion doesn’t have to cost an animal’s life!… Read More EatonNott – Roadkill Couture
So, I only eat free-range/friendly-to-the-animals-while-they-are-still-alive meat and eggs. The meat is a bit expensive, but it IS available at your handy dandy local grocery store, if you look hard enough. Also free-range and free-run eggs are pretty easy to find these days and aren’t too much more expensive than regular old cage eggs. I personally… Read More 5 Grocery Stores With Ethical Meat + Eggs in the Greater Vancouver Area and Fraser Valley