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Oh Christmas tree, how “green” is your tree?

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without the tree, of course. They come in all shapes and sizes. From the small, “minimalist” charlie brown tree to the epic, towering giants full of sparkling bows and oversized ornaments. Whatever type of tree it may be, I think we can all agree, that it adds that little touch of magic to your home.   I remember laying under our Christmas tree as a kid, with my sister,… Read More »Oh Christmas tree, how “green” is your tree?

My step by step guide to start zero waste

Zero waste has become trendy… and I am happy about that… but, what is zero waste?  The Zero Waste International Alliance defines it as a lifestyle more than a destination, on their website they state  “Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become resources for others to use. Zero… Read More »My step by step guide to start zero waste

Rethinking Wrapping

I love Christmas. The smells, the songs, the cold weather (not here in Malaysia but whatever) and most importantly the memories of time spent with family. For me, unfortunately, it’s molded into something much more than this, literally.  And when I say more, I mean stuff more. At times Christmas can feel like a competition. Which honestly, boils down to the who ends up with the most amount of gifts they will use for a… Read More »Rethinking Wrapping

No New Gifts

This Christmas we’re doing things a little differently: Our New Christmas Gifting Rules -Home madeOr-Second Hand I’d like to start out by stating that my family is incredible for indulging me and agreeing to a new set of gift giving rules. I would also like to mention that we did not start out with the rules and abandon western gift giving traditions “cold turkey”. Though, if you like this idea, I don’t see why you… Read More »No New Gifts

Hippie Food Wraps

Why We Love Them Joleigh is a mom-preneur from Stony Plain, AB Canada. She has created her own local business, Hippie Food Wraps, and is working hard to reduce plastic waste! She makes homemade beeswax wraps using cotton, beeswax and tree resign. The ingredients are biodegradable and each wrap lasts about a year! Click the link below to read more and or send her a message to purchase yours. Joleigh and I first met on… Read More »Hippie Food Wraps