• DIY PROJECTS,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: SUSTAINABLE ORNAMENTS

    As the holidays approach, I always attempt to fill my schedule with many Christmas themed affairs (sometimes too many). One of my favourite holiday endeavours is making homemade decorations, and as a person who is environmentally conscious does, I aim…

  • HOLIDAY,  PINTS

    HOLIDAY EDITION: A GREENER WAY TO GIFT WRAP

    Every year when the holidays are approaching, we start to hear Christmas music playing in stores and coffee shops, eggnog and festive flavours are put on the shelves, and Christmas lights start to go up on roofs and balconies. All…

  • ARTICLES

    THE CHANGE IN YOUR CUP

    A disposable lifestyle comes with all kinds of consequences for the beautiful places we love, polluting shorelines, taking resources, and enlarging landfills. The disposable coffee (or tea) cup is part of this larger picture of waste and litter, expanding with…

  • PINTS

    RETHINKING JARS

    Reusing material that already exists instead of buying new is an important aspect of reducing waste, and can be an exciting way to rethink items you already have on hand. Glass jars provide a great resource for storage, decorative house…

  • ARTICLES

    THE THIRD “R”

    If you have read one of my very first articles, The First “R”, you will know that when I say third “R” I don’t mean Recycling. The third “R”, according to this blog, is Reusing, and you can find my…

  • DIY PROJECTS,  KITCHEN

    HOMEMADE MULTI-PURPOSE CLEANER

    Upon request from my Mom, I am sharing my very simple DIY recipe for a multi-purpose cleaner. I originally started to make this cleaner to get away from buying a new bottle every time I ran out of the old…

  • ARTICLES

    BEING THANKFUL FOR THE EARTH

    Thanksgiving is a time known to most as “Turkey Day”, a time spent with wonderful people eating roasted carrots, mashed potatoes, stuffing, turkey (if you eat meat), and possibly a seasonal favourite… pumpkin pie! But beyond the food filled tables,…