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Consuming less through gratitude for the present moment

In my pursuit of reducing my shopping habits, living with less and fostering more gratitude, I’ve reflected on things like perfectionism, image, consumerism, the constant desire for more and how all of this is a hindrance to mindfulness and living an intentional, meaningful life. 273 more words


Food Waste- Emptying the Cupboards of Out-Of-Date Foods

I had to concede it was time to empty the kitchen cupboards of out-of-date foods. I try to keep things longer than their best before dates, but I even I had to admit it might have been risky to consume any of these foods at this point. 896 more words


Tracking finances for accountability- why I only just started 

So I have a confession to make! I caved in!!

This week I purchased that workout sweater that I’ve been tormenting myself about, and a pair of tights that jumped into my shopping cart almost from left field. 867 more words

Capsule Wardrobe

Good Ole Gas

We are on the road and just picked up the Sprog from camp.  It’s been two weeks, and we are happily reunited.

Anyway, at a BP station, I encountered the sign above. 72 more words


Taking Action on Dog Overpopulation and Homelessness at Lord Selkirk High School!

Students at Lord Selkirk Comprehensive High School took action on dog overpopulation and homelessness in Winnipeg by spreading awareness through social media, hosting a dog supplies donation drive and volunteering at a local animal shelter. 40 more words

Local Projects

The Ethical Fashion Journey

I blog a lot about ethical fashion and sustainable fashion but how much do I actually know about this topic?

I’d say maybe 20% if that? 240 more words


Why I don’t like the using the word minimalism and my take on being "minimalist"

The word minimalism irks me. And the concept of being a “minimalist” or becoming “minimalist” irks me a little more.

The true purpose of minimalism I love. 665 more words