• DIYs

    MAKING NATURAL & ZERO WASTE BODY SCRUB 3 WAYS

    These three body scrubs are made from natural ingredients available in bulk for zero waste, are incredibly easy to make, and made from ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. If your skin is itchy or dry from winter,…

  • ARTICLES

    THE INSIDE SCOOP ON PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS

    At the end of January Sobey’s phased out the use of disposable plastic grocery bags from their 255 stores across Canada. Along with Sobey’s, other regions across Canada have been trying to do the same, some experiencing more pushback from…

  • DIYs

    HOW TO MAKE HANDMADE PAPER FROM RECYCLED PAPER

    I love making cards and notes for all types of special days and celebrations. I often buy fancy papers, but lately I have been more mindful of the paper I receive from other sources, even the packaging or envelopes from…

  • PINTS

    5 WAYS TO CLEAN GREENER

    There are lots of great alternatives to harsh cleaning products and wasteful cleaning habits that work just as well and create less waste. This post explores natural cleaning supply must-haves and 5 ways to reduce your house hold cleaning waste…

  • DIYs

    PACKAGING FREE APPLESAUCE

    This week I made some homemade applesauce to avoid the packaging of store bought, and was pleasantly surprised with the results and simplicity. I typically use applesauce in baking such as muffins and loaves to increase the moisture and reduce…

  • PINTS

    LESS WASTE IN THE WINTER

    The winter can be a difficult time of year to find a routine that works for you and the planet. In our climate the colder months following after the New Year can have a few problems that may make us…

  • ARTICLES

    KICKING PLASTIC IN 2020

    Exactly one and a half years ago I decided to kick plastic to the curb! Ever since then I have been working towards living a zero waste lifestyle. Last year I decided to focus my New Year’s resolution on creating…

  • DIYs,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: SUSTAINABLE ORNAMENTS

    As the holidays approach, I always attempt to fill my schedule with many Christmas themed affairs (sometimes too many). One of my favourite holiday endeavours is making homemade decorations, and as a person who is environmentally conscious does, I aim…

  • DIYs,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: JAR COOKIE RECIPE

    If you are looking for a simple, zero waste, and homemade gift idea, you have come to the right place! This cookie recipe is based off of the Monster Christmas Cookie recipe from Life Made Sweeter, and adjusted to fit…

  • HOLIDAY,  PINTS

    HOLIDAY EDITION: A GREENER WAY TO GIFT WRAP

    Every year when the holidays are approaching, we start to hear Christmas music playing in stores and coffee shops, eggnog and festive flavours are put on the shelves, and Christmas lights start to go up on roofs and balconies. All…