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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… Read More How To Redecorate With Fair Trade: 3 Tips

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Gluten-free, lactose-free, egg-free, diabetic-friendly cookies that somehow still taste pretty darn good

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

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Oliberte – The World’s First Fair Trade Certified Footwear

You’ve all heard of TOMS, right? The one for one footwear? When TOMS came out, it seemed like the best thing I’d ever heard of in footwear – shoes that gave back. Well now something even better has arrived. Allow me to introduce you to Oliberté fair trade leather footwear. The world’s first fair trade certified… Read More Oliberte – The World’s First Fair Trade Certified Footwear

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The New Victorians – how millennials are redefining “good business”

Hi, friends! Sorry it’s been so freaking long since I’ve posted anything… life has been a bit crazy lately. It’s a long story, but in a nutshell: The Man and I have recently finished our schooling and are now looking to transition ourselves into new careers… and as you can imagine, having two people looking… Read More The New Victorians – how millennials are redefining “good business”

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7 Tips to revolutionize your grocery shopping to be more sustainable

A couple days ago, a friend texted me asking for tips on how to be more socially and environmentally responsible while grocery shopping. I get questions similar to this a lot, so instead of texting it back to everyone every time, I have compiled a list of the seven easiest ways to change your grocery shopping… Read More 7 Tips to revolutionize your grocery shopping to be more sustainable

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Fair trade things are in the gluten free aisle.

When I made my where to buy fair trade coffee post, I was thinking how weird it is that the fair trade goods often get shoved into the gluten free and health food aisles, and not always placed next to the “regular” or “normal” coffee, tea, and chocolate … but later that night, I thought… Read More Fair trade things are in the gluten free aisle.

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You’re a slave driver, and so am I

This post was originally written and shared for my old blog, Project:Joy, which I no longer write for. However some posts are worth re-sharing (after a few tweaks). Enjoy.   The last time I was called a “slave driver” was when I was a shift supervisor at Burger King, way back in the day. Someone… Read More You’re a slave driver, and so am I

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People ask me this question all the time and it’s kind of ridiculous…

Warning: bad words. I originally posted this on my first blog, Project:Joy, which I have mostly abandoned. However, I think it’s worth sharing again. I made a few tweaks, so enjoy.   “Why do you care about that?” This question comes after I mention sex slavery, after I say I don’t believe cheating on your… Read More People ask me this question all the time and it’s kind of ridiculous…

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Salt Spring coffee haul, and where to easily find Fair Trade coffee

This Canada Day, my family and I ferried to Saltspring Island for a day trip to visit my sister. I had not intended to buy things there. I had intended to be frugal and under control: visit my sister, take in the scenery, enjoy the sunshine and gorgeous ocean, annoy some crabs. I did do… Read More Salt Spring coffee haul, and where to easily find Fair Trade coffee

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GO GET SOME RUGS AND EASTER BUNNIES

HEY EVERY ONE. I strongly suggest that you take your bums down to a Ten Thousand Villages store and pick up a fair trade chocolate Camino easter bunny. If you happen to be at the Langley location,  also pick up a fair trade rug. They’re  from Pakistan, in all different shapes, colors, sizes and patterns,… Read More GO GET SOME RUGS AND EASTER BUNNIES