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

Cut, Colour, Carat… Clear Conscience?
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Giving or receiving jewellery is often part of important celebrations and significant milestones like weddings, engagements, birthdays, or anniversaries. Besides being beautiful these pieces can express love, commitment, and many other meaningful things. Unfortunately though, the reality of jewellery production … 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

Green Gift Guide 2017
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View the new 2018 gift guide here.   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 … more

I’ll have a Green Christmas
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It’s December! Here are some tips and ideas of things you can do to make the holidays a little greener. (Please note: this video was kindly sponsored by Greenvelope) Give mindfully Give gifts you know will get used instead of random stuff. … more