• DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    NATURALLY DYED GREEN COOKIE ICING

    St. Patrick’s day has always been one of my favourite days to enjoy, from the memories as a child creating leprechaun traps, to making green-themed baking, to enjoying a relaxed green beer as an adult. Let’s be honest, it’s also…

  • 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…

  • KITCHEN,  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…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    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…