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Saving Dory

  Meet the beautiful Royal Blue Tang. This stunning fish is known by many names: palette surgeonfish, paracanthurus, powder blue tang, hippo tang, blue surgeonfish, regal tang, blue tang. The Blue Tang is found throughout the world and is fairly … Continue reading

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No-Bake Energy Bites

Hanger happens to the best of us sometimes, we get so hungry we snap at our loved ones and generally make really poor decisions before melting into a puddle of emotions and finally succumbing to eating 6 hamburgers and an entire … 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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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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Dogs with jobs: Sniffin’ for a livin’

My building is being inspected for bed bugs. And the service hired is using dogs to do the detecting! This means 2 things: 1- I am super excited to see the dogs – so I have plans to be home … Continue reading

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Caffeination!

Maybe you have noticed all the hoopla over plastic microbeads lately. Recently, the media has clued into the fact that these microbeads are an environmental disaster and, as a result, are being banned. So long to (some of) the useless plastics in … Continue reading

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Crunchy French Toast

You probably know I am not a master chef. But once in a while I come across a tasty recipe that I can actually nail the first time around. And I figure if I can do it – pretty much … Continue reading

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