You’re not composting? Seriously? Guys, composting is the HOT NEW THING. (And by new, I mean super old, because it’s a natural process that is as old as time and was chugging along fantastically in a wonderful little circle-of-life scenario, until humans decided that it was a better idea to seal all of our biodegradable […]Read more "The Top 5 Reasons You Aren’t Composting Yet"
Remember when face and body scrubs containing micro-beads first came out? They looked – and sounded – so futuristic. I mean micro-beads! These tiny particles promised you fresh dewy skin and more often than not they delivered on that promise – but at what cost? Turns out those micro-beads aren’t made of magic or unicorn […]Read more "Why governments around the world are banning your favourite face and body scrubs"
Moving to Edmonton in April really turned my neat little eco-world upside down. Suddenly coconut oil simply wasn’t enough to keep my dry skin at bay, I physically could not drink enough water, and to top it all off my DIY shampoo and conditioner recipe suddenly stopped working. I went from soft, light, tangle-free hair […]Read more "An Update on Going Shampoo-Free With Hard Water"
Hello, Internets! Some really lovely people out there have taken up the All You Need Is Less banner, and are hosting my little green book on their blogs over the next few weeks! If you’d like to read a few reviews, enter some giveaways, and see the book through fresh eyes check out the blog tour […]Read more "Blog tour!"
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Taking pictures of your hair without looking like a ridiculous dork is not easy. I call this one, “Moderately successful, but blurry”. I’m posting this recipe again, because I recently tried something new in my DIY shampoo/conditioner routine, and after test driving it for a few weeks I knew I…
If you are American and you use Goodreads- if you like winning stuff and reading about how to save the planet by sticking a small ceramic teapot up your nose- if you want to know how to garden and make your own shampoo- if any of this applies to you, friends, well then just go […]Read more "A Goodreads book giveaway!"
My husband Adam and I have many differences, but the one I am most proud of is that I am not a hoarder. Adam keeps everything. Everything. He keeps it for the same reason everyone who keeps everything keeps everything, namely that he might need it some day! And occasionally this mythical “someday” does arrive and […]Read more "How to recycle cosmetics containers (and pretty much everything else, too)"