Chocolate Almond Bark

Chocolate Almond Bark
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I am such a sucker for some good chocolate, but have you seen the price tag attached to organic vegan dark chocolate? When I began venturing into the raw lifestyle, I discovered how easy, healthy and delicious homemade chocolate actually is. I have made homemade chocolate more times than I can…

11 Waste-Free and Green Holiday Season Ideas

Wste-free Green holiday ideas Crackers
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Most people probably do not realize the amount of waste associated with the holidays or any sort of celebration for that matter. However, there are many simple, easy and effective ways in which we can all reduce our waste and still have a great celebration. Over the years, I have learned…

9 eco-friendly and non-toxic toddler gift ideas

9 eco-friendly non-toxic gifts ideas for the holidays
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I am continuously inspired by Beth from MyPlasticFreeLife and Sarah from MadeinUSAChallenge. Therefore, this holiday season, we tried really hard to purchase American and Canadian made, and plastic-free gifts for little E. I am not going to lie, it was so much harder than I anticipated. And, all I could think…

Holiday tree roots and all

Holiday Tree
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Wordless Wednesday, a simple post which features a photo to convey a message that speaks for itself without using words; well not a lot of words! J.P surprised me with purchasing a holiday tree in a pot with all it’s roots. Once Spring arrives we will plant it, and hopefully…

EkoBear.ca- An eco-friendly, organic online store (review and giveaway)

EkoBear.ca Eco-Friendly Music Fruit Set
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Living a more minimalist lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to do without or totally depriving your self.  It just means, you need to focus on what is important to you and make smart purchases. This of course, does not mean that our little E doesn’t own any toys or fun…

5 Ideas on How to Ditch the Halloween Candy

5 Ideas on How to Ditch the #Halloween Candy #safe
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All the little ghosts and goblins have made it home safe and sound from a night on the town with their reusable bags filled with sugary sweets. Many parents don’t want to deprive their kids the experience of Halloween, but at the same time, don’t want them to fill their…

7 eco-friendly birthday party ideas & a green party banner

Eco-Friendly  Birthday Party Ideas
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I am not a big birthday party celebrating kinda gal, but for J.P, it was important to celebrate with family and friends for little E’s birthday a few weeks ago. I would have been happy just hanging out with my two favorite people while enjoying the beautiful day! However, who…

Earth Year

Mother Earth
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Photo Credit gideon_wright/Flickr Earth Day is the day we celebrate the earth. Last week-end, people from all over the world came together to plant trees, pledge to compost and/or recycle more, remember their reusable mugs and bags. It seems to me that people sometimes forget that the earth needs some…

Earth Day- Just Another Day

How to celebrate Earth Day
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Today is the day we celebrate Mother Earth and all her wonders. For me, however, I will be out treating today just like any other day. However, Skype invited me, and 3 other environmentalists, entrepreneurs, advocates and eco-enthusiasts to participate in a group video call to discuss the state of our…

Green Cauliflower Mash

Good Girl Gone Green- The Green Pepper Shamrock
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St-Patricks day is one of my all-time favorite days to celebrate. My grand-father literally got off a boat from Ireland and ended up in Canada. Growing up I remember how important it was for him to celebrate in style with his shillelagh in one hand and a beer in the…