Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer
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I’m late to the menstrual cup game; I had heard about them for quite a while before I actually tried one out. It’s too bad I waited so long, though, because I’m never going back!   Why I love using a menstrual cup: 1. The biggest personal benefit for me … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is through carbon offsetting.   How to Carbon Offset Find an … more

What’s in my Beach Bag
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  My beach/pool essentials: – Sunscreen is a must. I’m currently using Eco Cosmetics SPF 30, which is an okay sunscreen. But the ingredients aren’t the best compared to other eco-friendly sunscreens, and it I don’t like the feeling of it on – it’s kind of sticky, though I prefer that … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can be a lot of toxicity in online communities and personal … more

Green Favourites 2016
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This year I created a series where each month I share 5 things including an eco product, slow fashion brand, book or documentary, something I learned, and a blogger or youtuber I follow. This is a summary of all my favourites from the year! Green Products Argan oil – I use … more

10 Things to do Instead of Shopping
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If you want to avoid Black Friday or shop less in general, here are 10 things you can do instead of going shopping.   What do you like to do instead of shopping for fun?    

Minimalism & Sustainability
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For me minimalism and sustainability have always been connected. A big part of the environmental issues of our stuff is how much of it there is, so reducing how much stuff you purchase is a wonderful way to reduce your impact. Living more minimally also often means that you can … more

Our Green Wedding
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Some of the things we did to try and cut down on the environmental impact of our wedding 4 years ago and also a few things I would do differently now.   A change I would make is sending digital invitations, you can save paper, energy, and also money! I … more

How to Care for your Clothes so they Last
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Clothing care is often overlooked as an important part of a sustainable wardrobe. This video was created for the Project 333 blog. Read the accompanying post here. After reading about people not washing their jeans for 6 months to year (even 15 months!), I decided to do my own little … more