My sourdough starter is called Marletta. She’s 33 years old and was gifted to me by a friend of a friend. I love her. Having tried and failed to get my own starter going a couple of times, it feels great to finally be having some success with baking bread, which was one of theContinue reading “Easy Sourdough Bread, Everything you need to know”
Aside from all the usual holiday, girl meets boy, comedy ensues, they fall in love etc. Movies you may get dragged into, perhaps this holiday season is the time for something more meaty! (stay with me vegetarians)! 2020 has given us time to reflect, if you’re thinking has brought you to a place where youContinue reading “3 films for the planet that you need to see this holiday season”
We’ve all seen Mason Jars adapted in to wedding centre pieces, lunch boxes and candles but here’s the ultimate hipster guide to using these versatile jars in ever aspect of life! We’ve collated the top 10 uses for Mason Jars that we hadn’t seen before, no chalk paint or glitter here! Mason Jar Bird FeederContinue reading “10 Uses for Mason Jars You Need to Know!”
On average, Canada generates 720 kg of waste per capita (see the average by province). Yikes! The grocery store is one place you can quickly reduce that number by making some simple changes. Re-usable bags have been a staple in Vancouver Grocery stores for a long time, but you can still choose to buy aContinue reading “Zero Waste Grocery Shopping”
From skeptic to convert, a small investment for a big payout! Black gold: your own compost in an apartment!
I received a calendar from the Anglican Communion Environmental Network covering the season of Lent, each day with a suggestion of how to use less plastic. Why? Well it turns out that Anglicans in Canada promise to strive to safeguard the integrity of God’s creation, and respect, sustain and renew the life of the EarthContinue reading “The Religion of Less Plastic”
We continue our journey to living a cleaner life and we’ve been inspired by the recent decision in Vancouver to ban all plastic straws. Single use plastics are the latest thing under scrutiny, so aiming to live clean we took an inventory of the single use plastics in our apartment and have begun compiling aContinue reading “The Last Straw: Zero Waste at Home, a Quick Inventory with Solutions”
Christmas is fast approaching, and like lots of families, we find our budget not only stretched, but when people ask what we would like for Christmas, they’re met with a long uuuhhhhh… We don’t need anything. Our wants are whimsical wishes like, a lottery win, so we can travel, pay off our mortgage and setContinue reading “Waste and Wonder, 7 Sustainability Tips for Christmas”