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Tomorrow, we celebrate “We are moving to Texas for 7 months approximately and it so happens to be little E’s first birthday!” I am not a big birthday party celebrating kinda gal, but for J.P it was important to celebrate in some form. Who am I to argue with that. Of course, we had to […]

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Project Green Foot: Week 2

This week was a relatively good week for us. We had minimal garbage, and composted all our foods scraps, organic cotton swabs, Kleenex (from guests, we don’t buy tissue) and my hair, yes even my hair etc. We did however, buy some glassware. We buy a large portion of our food in bulk, we store […]

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Trash pickers: The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Most people don’t think twice when they throw a cigarette butt or plastic straw or cup out their car window.  I often wonder where these “trash throwers” think their items end up? Out of sight, out of mind, right? If only they knew or cared that their litter usually finds its way to water; contaminating […]

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Project Green Foot: Week 1

Project Green Foot Week 1

Living in the province of Quebec makes it challenging to find local/organic/sustainable foods all year long. The summer months are the easiest, but for the other eight months it’s a struggle. We have been living in the USA for the last two and half years, where it is quite easy to find the foods we […]

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8 Waste-Free Travel Tips

J.P and I have pledged as of yesterday to go waste-free for one full year. Read more here. Crazy, right?! Reducing your waste daily doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, just follow these simple, yet effective tips and you will be on your way to living a little less wasteful while outside of the home. […]

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Project Green Foot: The beginnings

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes…the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… they […]

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11 Questions to Ask Your Local Farmer

Local farmers market

Some people can get a little overwhelmed on their first visit to the farmers’ market. I know I sure did the first time. As time went on, I learned what questions to ask and how. I quickly learned to ask open-ended questions. By letting the farmer explain his practices, you can see if they are a […]

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5 Tips to Prepare for the Fall/Winter Months

5 tips to help you prepare for the Fall/Winter months….I know, I thought Summer just started too! If your home is heated with hot water and/or electric baseboards, they will only run at maximum efficiency if the baseboard convectors and radiators are kept clean. They depend on air flowing through the many fins that surround […]

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The Green Grocery Bag

While grocery shopping is a necessity, it doest mean we should not take the planet into consideration during our weekly outing. There are many ways that the food and products you buy at the grocery store impact the environment. Fossil fuels are being burnt to transport products into the grocery store; items are wrapped in […]

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The Green Chronicles: It is good for your health

While most people make green changes to their lifestyle to positively impact the environment, green-doers usually benefit from an improved health and well-being. Here are some ways that going green is not only good for the planet, but also good for you: 1-Revamping your diet Choosing to eat lower on the food chain decreases the […]

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The Trashy Pavement: I don’t understand

People need to stop littering. Seriously! Whatever happened to “Give a hoot, don’t pollute”? I think most people have thrown that saying out the window along with all their trash. I decided since I don’t live near the ocean or a lake or river right now, that I would take time out of my week […]

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I'm Stephanie, the Good Girl Gone Green, and I'm excited to share my own experiences with learning to live a greener, healthier life!

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