• PINTS

    GREEN GOALS FOR 2021

    More than any other time, the beginning of the year feels like a good chance to start fresh, plan new ideas, dream big, and make new goals for the year ahead. Through the past year, Covid forced many eco-minded folx…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  HOLIDAY

    DIY LOW WASTE CHRISTMAS CRACKERS

    Christmas crackers are a fun holiday tradition that even dates back more than 150 years. Sprouting from the idea of a bon-bon and the crackling of a fire, combining into a fun, fancy, and collaborative dinner table activity during Christmas.…

  • HOLIDAY

    SUSTAINABLE GIFT WRAP

    As the Christmas season approaches, it is important to keep a “green” Christmas in mind, despite dreaming of a white, fluffy-snow filled time. Around the holidays, collectively our waste typically increases by 25-30%. From extra packaged foods, to extra trips…

  • ARTICLES,  HOLIDAY

    REAL vs. ARTIFICIAL CHRISTMAS TREES

    Christmas trees are one of the first holiday decorations to go up in a home. It makes your space feel cozy and creates excitement for the holiday season ahead. Over the past couple decades there has been much debate over…

  • HOLIDAY

    FALLING FOR A LOW WASTE HALLOWEEN

    Falling leaves and Halloween, the spookiest time of year! And, even more frightening is the waste this holiday leaves behind. From candy wrappers to plastic decor, and store bought costumes, Halloween has become one of the most wasteful...

  • ARTICLES

    ONE YEAR OF A PINT SIZED IMPACT

    This week, A Pint Sized Impact celebrates its one year anniversary since it began in October 2019. It brings me back to the notion of why I began this blog space in the first place. I was feeling disheartened by…

  • GARDEN

    SHARING MY GARDEN

    Cucumbers, herbs, hail, and more! A garden can look a little different for everyone. Based on your space available, the climate you live in, what you choose to grow, and how much time you have to put into the harvests…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    HOMEMADE DILL PICKLES

    Canning foods is an extension of sustainable living, shopping at the farmers market, and reusing packaging materials. It is one of my favourite ways to preserve food, and reuse old store bought pickle jars. With all the cucumbers growing in…

  • GARDEN,  KITCHEN

    CANNING & WHY YOU SHOULD START

    Walking down the path on a crisp morning, with water dripping on my toes, gripping the handle of a sturdy watering can. From seedlings soaking up the sun to harvesting the fruits of your labour, gardening is a rewarding process.…