Winter Capsule Wardrobe
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Since moving back to Canada I’ve had to re-think my capsule wardrobes a bit with the new climate. The biggest difference from where I was living in Germany is that winters here are a lot longer and colder. Into November … more

“Green Friday” Sales
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If you’re going to be shopping this Black Friday, why not support some more conscious brands? Here are some of the sales I’ve found and I’ll be updating the list as more brands post sales so check back! You can … more

Giving Quality Over Quantity
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Our consumerist society is amplified during the holidays and unfortunately it seems like consumption has become the focus of the season. Events require new outfits, festive-ness is measured by how many decorations you have, it seems like parties have to … more

Green Gift Guide
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Since we’re getting into the holiday season ❄ here are some of my gift ideas to shop consciously and support some amazing brands!This gift guide contains both North American and European based companies, but most ship internationally. Also almost everything … more

It’s time to Stop Using Fabric Softeners & Dryer Sheets
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I recently did an Instagram story about why you shouldn’t use fabric softener after buying a pair of secondhand leggings that were full of it. There were a lot of further questions and requests to have the information somewhere more permanent, … more

Clothing Dyed with Plants
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(this post is kindly sponsored by Sustain) I love natural dyeing, it not only is a beautiful process but it can be a lot safer for us and the environment. So I was thrilled when Kat from Sustain reached out … more

Fall 2018 Capsule Wardrobe
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(please note: this post contains some affiliate links) Now that we’re living in a totally new climate I’ve had to re-think my capsule wardrobe a bit. So far this autumn we’ve had both beautiful warm days as well as snow and … more

What Size Are Conscious Consumers Actually?
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A vicious cycle happens in fashion – most new brands don’t have a customer base to develop sizes with so they turn to “standard size” guides for their patterns (which are surprisingly often based on sizing that was developed decades … more

Favourite Small-Batch Green Beauty Brands
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When you first get into green beauty it’s mostly the big brands you hear about. Lush was definitely my (and probably most people’s) introduction to more natural products, then I found 100% Pure, and moving to Germany it was easy … more

Watching the World Burn
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A couple weeks ago I experienced a forest fire. We were on a trip spending some time in the Okanagan which the night before had a huge lightning storm that started 20 fires in the area. There was a plume … more

Dear Brands: I’m a Small Business Too
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  Hey brands, we need to talk. Every day I wake up to emails and DMs that go something like this: “We’re an eco-friendly/vegan/natural/fair company and we’d love if you shared a photo of our product on Instagram/wrote a blog … more

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

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