8 Ways to Be a More Conscious Gift Giver

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Sustainable gift giving isn’t just about what you give, but also how you give. It’s easy to think that buying a gift made in an eco friendly way is all you need to do, however there are important things to keep in mind and … more

25 Sustainable Gifts for Everyone on your List

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Our annual green gift guide is here. This year I’m extra proud of some of the brands and products I’ve found – there’s so many great eco friendly gifts!  As always we have a variety of sustainable gift ideas so you can not only … more

How to have a Zero Waste Halloween – Costumes, Decorations, & Candy

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Plastic Free & Sustainable Halloween Tips/Ideas Autumn brings the coziness of chilly days, longer nights and a changing landscape around us. That means Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you have children or are a child at heart, the spookiest holiday of the … more

Minimalist & Sustainable Gifts Kids & Teens will Love

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Gifts are always tricky when it comes with wanting to live more minimally and clutter-free or trying to reduce your environmental impact and make more sustainable choices, but whether you are the gift-giver, or parent trying to request more conscious or sustainable gifts for … more

Favorite Plant-Based Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

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A wonderful way to lower the footprint of your holiday meal is making it more plant-based. While a fully vegan Christmas dinner is fantastic, if that won’t work for you or your family then incorporating some more plant-based dishes can still have a significant … more

How to Throw a Zero Waste, Socially Distanced Party

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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 and some tips for … 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 feature a Pinterest-worthy spread, … more

How to Ensure you’re Buying Ethical Diamonds & Jewellery

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

DIY Sustainable Christmas 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 nice looking branches and … more

Minimalism & Gift Giving – How to Talk to Friends & Family about Unwanted Gifts

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Are you trying to live sustainably or more minimalist but your family or friends love giving presents? This can be a difficult topic and conversation to have, but it’s worth it! You might get resistance at first but if you follow these suggestions most … more

Our Sustainable Wedding + Tips for an Eco Friendly Celebration

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A video about our eco friendly wedding and some of the things we did to try and cut down on the environmental impact of our celebration. As well as what I would do differently now. My Top Tips for a more Sustainable Wedding (many … more