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Lifestyle

One Year Later

Here we are one year after our whole world was turned upside down.  Life got locked down.  We were all scared in a way we had not experienced before.  Toilet paper was sold out, for some reason.  We were all washing our hands about 100 times per day.  We were staying home and making bread, because that seemed like the only thing we could control.  The list of sadness, anxiety, heartbreak, and overwhelm is too long to share.  I know…

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sustainable fashion
Slow Fashion Style

Slowing Down Fashion

hat: old , shirt: Buttercream Clothing , wool blazer: thrifted , straw clutch: old, pants: Harley Jae   When it comes to the conversation around Fast Fashion, it often goes like this…Fast Fashion is bad and therefore those who consume fast fashion must be bad too, right?   Wrong. Over the past few years, I have taken the deep dive into committing to change my consumer behaviour, moving away from fast fashion, and making purchases with mindfulness and need over…

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Guides Lifestyle

Gift Guide for Black & Indigenous Owned Businesses

Each Holiday season I like to promote small businesses.  I have either worked for or owned a small business over the past 20+ years.  Small businesses will always have my heart.  I understand first hand the impact that shopping local has.  This year I wanted to shine the light onto some amazing Canadian, Black, and Indigenous Owned Businesses.  Rather than our money going strictly to the big (predominantly White owned) companies, who already have a lot of money, support, small,…

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up cycled jewelry
Slow Fashion Style

The Metamorphosis Project

Everything old is new again.  Let me ask you, do you have any old silver and/or gold jewelry laying around that you don’t know what to do with?  Maybe it’s outdated, or broken, or just not your style?  Sound familiar ?  I definitely have a stash of old broken, mismatched silver I just wasn’t sure what to do with it.  It’s valuable, so I didn’t want to get rid of it, but I wasn’t using it either.  So what to…

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eco friendly swaps
Lifestyle

Sustainable Swaps For Your Home

Shopping secondhand for my clothing, as well as, purchasing new items from local, sustainable + ethical brands has been one major shift I’ve made over the past few years.  I am much more mindful when bringing something new, or new-to-me, into my wardrobe.  Why?  I have learned so much about the harmful realities of the fashion industry (harmful to the planet and to people) that it made me want to do better.  When it comes to sustainability, I have been…

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