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Lifestyle

12 Things I No Longer Buy and Plastic Free July

While I have changed a lot of my ways when it comes to my closet, I am also finding ways to do better in all areas of our home.  When it comes to living more sustainably, I’ve found there are several things I don’t need to buy anymore.  Things that just don’t serve a purpose or things I legit don’t use or need, but felt like I did at one point.  It is currently Plastic Free July.  A month that…

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Lifestyle

Three Questions With Mya of Kokom Scrunchies

  I am so excited to introduce you to Mya, the creator behind Kokom Scrunchies. Mya Beaudry is a talented 11 year old Algonquin from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation. Since starting Kokom Scrunchies in the fall of 2019, Mya has always ensured that all Kokom Scrunchies are handmade with love in Canada. Mya named each of the original Kokom Scrunchies after Indigenous role models in her life. She says she hopes to inspire others in her journey. What started off…

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Slow Fashion Style

Curating My Plus Size Wardrobe with Poshmark

This is a sponsored blog post.  Some of the items featured were gifted to me by Poshmark. All of these items of mine were sourced and purchased secondhand on Poshmark. As always, all the opinions and content are all my own. Shopping secondhand while plus size can feel like a daunting task. Many thrift shops have a small selection of items in the size 14+ category, and many of the clothes are outdated and, well, not fun.  As someone who…

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Lifestyle

Three Questions With Christine of Awasis Boutique

Christine Marie is the founder of Saskatchewan based brand Awasis Boutique.  Christine is a Mom of two little ones and a woman of Metis + Filipino roots. While taking time off from teaching to be a stay at home Mom, Christine put her teaching areas of Home Economics + Native Studies to use. What started off as sewing a few bibs + aprons for another Mom, soon got some exposure on social media and Christine quickly started receiving multiple orders. This…

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Fashion Truths Style

Why Ultra Fast Fashion Brand Shein Is The Worst

I want to start this conversation off by first saying, if you have bought from Shein before, YOU are not the worst.  That is not what this post is about.  This is about a big corporation and their contribution to a Global issue.  We as individuals are not the ones solely responsible for changing the fashion landscape.  Governments and big business are the ones responsible.  However, if like me, you are wanting to know more about the fashion evils plaguing…

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