Announcing The All New Better Planet Project

Drumroll please…with the start of 2019, I’m taking on my most ambitious project yet, and rolling out a brand new format on the blog. I’m calling it The Better Planet Project: A Year-Long Journey Toward Building a Better World. The Better Planet Project is an approach to changing the world by changing your life. It … Continue reading Announcing The All New Better Planet Project

Lavender Love: 5 Clean and Calming Lavender Beauty Products

Since delving into the realm of clean and natural beauty products, I noticed that I have accumulated a number of lavender-scented products. I didn’t used to be a big fan of floral scents, but natural products have really changed the game for me in terms of what defines “floral.” I learned that there’s a big … Continue reading Lavender Love: 5 Clean and Calming Lavender Beauty Products

Made in Canada: Ethical Clothing from Montreal

On my recent trip to Montreal, I had the opportunity to explore the local slow fashion scene. There seemed to be quite a few shops that fit the “ethical” model by satisfying the criteria of local production, fair wages for workers, environmentally-friendly fabrics, and more. My first stop was Général 54, a boutique in the … Continue reading Made in Canada: Ethical Clothing from Montreal

No Spend September: My Commitment to Stop Shopping for a Month

Building on the momentum of my last post, I decided to challenge myself to go a month without shopping. I have spent far too much time lately browsing my favorite sustainable fashion websites, buying pieces here and there, and then ultimately returning most of them when they don’t fit. This is such a waste of … Continue reading No Spend September: My Commitment to Stop Shopping for a Month

8 Things To Do That Will Make You Happier Than Buying More Stuff

Let’s face it: “stuff” is the enemy of a healthy planet. As we buy more and more stuff, landfills grow fuller, the earth becomes more polluted, our homes get more cluttered, and we become less happy. I recently posted on Instagram about how moving out of my apartment made me acutely aware of just how many … Continue reading 8 Things To Do That Will Make You Happier Than Buying More Stuff