• ARTICLES,  GARDEN

    GROWING A LOVE FOR DANDELIONS

    Dandelions have always received a bad reputation from lawn perfectionists looking to eradicate said “weeds” from their yard. Dandelions, although great at propagating and seed spreading, are actually not weeds nor are they an invasive species. Dandelions are considered...

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    WHY YOU SHOULD STOP BUYING PAPER TOWEL

    Most paper products are made from wood fibre, created by breaking down wood or recycled paper products into pulp to create new ones. It should not be a shock to hear paper towels are also created in this way, and…

  • 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…

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    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…

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    EARTH DAY: OUR POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE EARTH

    Earth Day celebrated its 50th anniversary this year on April 22nd. And because of Earth Day, and the uniting of environmentally minded individuals, a lot has been accomplished in terms of environmental action in the past 50 years.

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    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…

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    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…