Category Archives: tips

Mother’s Day

    With Mother’s Day coming up I am realizing how important it is to mark an appreciation for your mother. I look to all my friends and see what they are going through as new moms and think how … Continue reading

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Be Water Smart!

It’s World Water Month! Here are some quick tips to help you conserve this natural resource, and protect its quality, too. 1- Keep showers short, or skip them all together! We don’t need to shower everyday.  Heck since becoming a … Continue reading

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Resolve to Evolve

My New Year’s Resolutions are usually something achievable with little or no effort on my part. My traditional resolutions have been things like: Don’t get a terrible haircut this year. Or Keep being awesome. But a true resolution should be … Continue reading

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Eco Nuts

As you probably know, I am on a perpetual mission to reduce plastic use. And today the EcoNuts Soap Nuts I ordered arrived!  This product is an all natural alternative to laundry detergent. Soap Nuts are actually dried berries of … Continue reading

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Tip of the week: Toothy Tabs

Tip of the Week: Alternate packaging! This series is all about how to reduce your reliance on plastics. And the tip of the week is to seek out alternative packaging. Lately I have been looking at alternatives to my traditionally … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Smart packaging

Tip of the Week: Avoid over-packaging! This series is all about how to reduce your reliance on plastics. And the tip of the week is to avoid buying items over packaged in plastics. We are making good progress by not … Continue reading

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Delicious Iced Tea

Summer is right around the corner and nothing is more refreshing than a cool glass of iced tea on a summer afternoon! Why make your own iced tea? It tastes better: Loose leaf tea is higher quality than most tea bags, … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Soaps

Tip of the Week: Get the soap, skip the bottle! This series is all about how to reduce your reliance on plastics. And the tip of the week is to look for easy alternatives to soaps packed in plastics. Did … Continue reading

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Tip of the week: bag-free!

Just say no to that plastic bag! Most of us already know about bringing a reusable bag or basket to the grocery store. Many stores will even credit you a few cents to promote this good behaviour. But sometimes we … Continue reading

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Introducing: Tip of the week!

I’m starting a new weekly series on how to reduce your plastic use. No groaning! I’ll make each weekly tip simple and straightforward. And it will be easy, I promise. I won’t try to convince you to grow all your … Continue reading

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