How to Throw a Zero Waste, Socially Distanced Party

If you look up anything about having a socially distant, covid-safe party, there’s plastic everywhere. So when planning a small gathering for my daughter’s birthday I wanted to see if I could keep it plastic free. Here’s what I learned … more

What Your Unworn Clothes Can Teach You About Personal Style

Those unworn clothes hiding in your closet? They can teach you A TON about your personal style and what types of clothing actually work for you. Many women around the world only wear about 20-35% of their wardrobe (but believe … more

Why You Should Join a Local Freecycle Group (or How to Start One)!

Have you heard of Freecycle/Buy Nothing groups? They are an amazing way to get things you need (for free!) and easily pass on items you no longer need to people who can use them. It’s incredibly sustainable and budget friendly, … more

Sustainable Shoes for All Your Needs

Footwear is difficult when it comes to sustainability since there are so many different materials and components needed to make shoes. While, like with anything, there are no “perfect” sustainable shoes there are some brands working to improve the industry … more

Is your Makeup Actually Cruelty Free? Beauty Brands who use Ethical Mica

Mica is incredibly common – if you check your makeup products you will likely find it listed as an ingredient in most of them (it can also be labelled as CI 77019). Mica is a mineral that gives us glowing … more

10 Sustainable Sock Brands to Keep your Feet Cosy 🧦

Socks are something many of us use regularly and a great way to support sustainable and ethical brands as they aren’t an item most people can (or want to) buy secondhand. Also since they don’t have the same fit issues … more

How to Fall in Love with Your Closet Again

A question that comes up a lot when discussing a capsule wardrobe (although this doesn’t just apply to capsules!) is: “Doesn’t it get boring/dull/uninspiring wearing the same clothes all the time?” I chatted a bit about this in my recent … more

18+ WOC-Owned Slow Fashion Brands

This roundup is long overdue, but with the #amplifymelanatedvoices challenge this week I especially want to highlight some sustainable and ethical clothing brands owned by women of colour. Minority-owned businesses have also been disproportionately affected by the pandemic so now … more

Spring/Summer 2020 Capsule Wardrobe

The weather is finally nice out so it’s time to transition to a spring capsule, I decided to do a combined spring/summer capsule wardrobe as the pieces I chose work for both and I can’t see much changing going into … more

100+ Canadian Slow Fashion Brands🍁

Now more than ever, local businesses need our support! Far too many Canadian businesses have been hard-hit by the pandemic and are struggling. Also, supporting small business has a beneficial ripple though our economy – a BC study found that … more

Simple Swaps To Reduce Your Impact (and Save Money!)

You’ve probably already got your water bottle and reusable coffee cup, but here are 10 other swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic waste and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you quite a bit of money! … more

12 Comforting Pantry-Recipes

Since many of you are hopefully self-isolating and it can be hard to easily get fresh produce, here are some of my favorite plant-based recipes which use ingredients found in your pantry or freezer. West African Peanut Soup – Cookie … more

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