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

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

Green Barcelona
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Barcelona was at the top of the list of places that I wanted to visit while we are living in Europe, so I was thrilled when we were finally able to go last month. It’s not only a gorgeous city … more

Simple, Safe & Eco Friendly Cleaning
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My home cleaning products are super simple – these are the few ingredients I use: Vinegar – white and apple cider Baking Soda Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap (I love the peppermint scent) dilution cheat sheet  I usually use the vinegar … more

Why I’m Not Zero Waste
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I’m all for reducing waste, and I think that lowering your impact and waste is an important part of living sustainably. I also make a habit of sharing low/zero waste products and solutions. However, I can’t see myself adopting a … more

Minimalist Apartment Tour
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My most requested video is finally here! I hope you enjoy this tour of our home in Germany. My husband Ben and I try to live minimally but still have a functional space that meets our needs and feels comfortable. … more

Low Waste Flying
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My husband Ben has a job that requires him to fly often. He was getting frustrated by all the plastic generated on his trips, so there are some things he decided to bring on his trips to reduce the amount … more

Hygge Holiday in Belgium
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Ben and I recently planned a little trip to the country. We wanted to relax; spend time hiking and walking in nature; cook meals together; and just enjoy some time away from the city. We stayed in a beautifully renovated … more

Is it Inauthentic to Edit your Photos?
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There are always discussions around the “fakeness” of social media and Instagram – how it’s made up of perfectly composed images that crop out the ugly parts, people doing something just “for the gram”, only showing all the best parts … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps
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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to … more

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