• 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.…

  • 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.…

  • DIY PROJECTS

    DIY BEE HOUSE

    Bees are one of the most important and iconic pollinators, and they are in need of more habitat, food sources, and nesting locations. They are the pollinators of countless crops and native plant species, and carry out their job of…

  • KITCHEN,  PINTS

    LOW WASTE SNACKS

    Processed and store-prepared snacks are one of the biggest culprits for being wasteful. They come in lots of packaging, most of which is difficult to recycle due to multi layering and mixing of plastics used to make them. Packaging makes…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  GARDEN,  PINTS

    UPCYCLING – FOR YOUR GARDEN

    To reduce the rate in which we generate waste, reusing materials has a huge role to play. Reusing, which includes upcycling of materials, comes third in the 5R’s strategy, right after reduce and before recycle! The world of reusing might…

  • KITCHEN,  PINTS

    FOOD WASTE & HOW TO LOWER IT

    Holidays are among the highest times of year for food waste, and food waste is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases caused from food being tossed in the trash and taking up space in the landfill. In a…