• BATHROOM,  KITCHEN,  PINTS

    10 PLASTIC SWAPS

    Finding alternatives to swap out single-use plastic items for reusable ones is an essential step to lowering your household waste, and there are many ways you can reduce unnecessary plastic everyday. Find out how!!

  • GARDEN,  KITCHEN

    FUN WAYS TO USE LILACS

    Lilacs are a spring blooming favourite sure to make any passerby take a deep breath when they catch the scent of these purple budding beauties. Actually, lilacs can come in pink and white varieties too and even variegated purple and…

  • GARDEN,  KITCHEN

    HOW TO GROW SPROUTS

    Vegetable and seed sprouts are a delicious, nutritional, and plastic free fresh food that can be grown indoors year round. In the grocery store you may find alfalfa sprouts in the produce section packed into a small plastic container. When…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  HOLIDAY

    VALENTINE’S FOR BACKYARD WILDLIFE

    This fun vegan suet seed heart DIY project is a great way to spread Valentine's love to the wildlife in your backyard. In my yard, as the temperature drops to -30 this week, these wildlife Valentine's are being loved by…

  • 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…