Where will you sleep?

My queen size bed is gone now. I have my futon and my son’s single bed. Looking at my home now, I can safely say I could fit my belongings in 2 rooms. It makes me feel happy. When I told people I was going to get rid of my bed, naturally they asked me “WhereContinue reading “Where will you sleep?”

Canadian plastics get shipped to the Philippines?!

I have a social enterprise called Dream Love Grow and for the last year we have been fundraising, applying for grants and gaining support for a free art and multimedia workshop for low income youth in Ottawa called A.R.T (A Real Thought) In Action. It starts this coming Saturday at the Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre andContinue reading “Canadian plastics get shipped to the Philippines?!”

Shopping made not so simple

The downsizing and decluttering continues. My kitchen, bathroom and wardrobe has about 50% less than before. While I am going zero waste, it is a slow process because I don’t want to just throw things out like food, products or containers immediately because they are all packaged in plastic. And of course I still haveContinue reading “Shopping made not so simple”

Keep your circle full of love and crafty people

I’ve slowly been telling my little circle of friends that I’m striving to live this zero waste lifestyle and while it’s not for everyone, they definitely support me in my efforts. So much so, that one of my besties has made me these super cute mesh bags that I will use to shop and store myContinue reading “Keep your circle full of love and crafty people”

Getting rid of unwanted items

I woke up this morning at 4:30AM and couldn’t go back to sleep. So I did what any normal Mother would do at this hour and started cleaning. Not right away of course, I mostly tried to force myself to go back to sleep, but when that didn’t happen I started cleaning. Anyway, I decidedContinue reading “Getting rid of unwanted items”