Plastic Free July
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I’m doing the Plastic Free July challenge again! I’ve already talked about why I’m not zero waste, but I still think challenges can be a great way to learn and try out new things. Especially with our recent move back … more

Green Lisbon
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We recent went on a wonderful trip to Lisbon. This was our first time visiting Portugal and much of what we experienced was from suggestions – thanks to everyone who recommended places! As we visited in mid-February we only saw … more

What Eco-Influencers Eat
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What is a sustainable diet? I’ve teamed up with other members of Ethical Writers & Creatives to share what we eat in a typical day and why. The video above ^ shows what I ate on a day of healthy, … more

What I Packed for our Trip to Portugal
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My husband Ben and I just got back from a lovely trip to Lisbon and Sintra and here’s a video of what I brought. We were there for 8 days plus a travel day where we arrived later in the … more

10 Ways to Change your Shopping Habits
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Changing your shopping habits can be really difficult. We often shop for fun, as a reward, to de-stress, or to spend time with friends or family but bad shopping habits typically result in impulse purchases, unworn clothes, a cluttered closet, … more

Green Favourites 2017
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Every month I make a video highlighting 5 things– a green product, a slow fashion brand,  a book or doc, something new I’ve learned, and a blogger or youtuber I follow. Here are the things featured in 2017.   Green … more

30 Sustainable Resolutions for 2018
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Go green in 2018! Living sustainably is all about making small changes and continuing to learn and improve. Incorporate some sustainable goals into your new year’s resolutions for a more conscious 2018.   Eco friendly resolution ideas: 1. Air dry … more

Plant Based Recipes for the Holidays
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Reducing meat and animal products is a great way to be more sustainable during the holidays. These are 7 plant based food ideas which are both delicious and festive:   Mulled Wine A steaming glass of spicy mulled wine is … more

Easy, Eco Holiday Decorations
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This holiday season keep it green by using natural and re-purposed materials in your decorations. Here’s 5 easy DIY projects that are festive, minimalist, and sustainable. Wintery Branches You will need: branches jar salt string/yarn a fork scissors Find some … more

Let’s talk about gift giving…
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What do you do if you’re trying to live sustainably or minimally but your family or friends love giving presents? This can be a difficult topic and conversation to have. Gift giving a certain way can become a tradition for … more

Beautiful Toys for Kids
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  To supplement the green gift guide, my wonderful sister-in-law Gabrielle Beauchamp wrote this guest post for you sharing some of her favourite quality toys for children:   Traditionally, Christmas is a time of year where consumption is high- lots of … more

My Green Gift Guide
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It’s getting into the holiday season, and if you’re shopping for gifts this year, why not buy from conscious brands? This list contains both North American and EU based companies, but most ship internationally. (note: this post is possible through partnerships … more

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