Petition to reduce waste in Ottawa by eliminating single-use, disposable plastic cups, plates, cutlery and bags!

Happy Earth Day everyone! In honour of today, I’ve started a petition to reduce waste in Ottawa to eliminate single-use plastics & bags in our city! I, along with many others, would love to add Ottawa to the growing numbers of cities implementing a similar ban and need your support. Refusing to use single-use plasticContinue reading “Petition to reduce waste in Ottawa by eliminating single-use, disposable plastic cups, plates, cutlery and bags!”

Mattress pick-up in Ottawa

Hey Ottawans, Recently I had to go through the process of getting a new mattress and discarding the old one. We had a king-size mattress that we wanted to save from the landfill and donate because it was in good condition so I called around. To no avail, no companies would pick it up becauseContinue reading “Mattress pick-up in Ottawa”

Simple 2 Ingredient Eyeliner

    June 01, 2016: I did it! I finally made my own eyeliner, and it’s vegan!  It was really easy. I have no idea why I procrastinated for about a month before finally making this. Here’s how: INGREDIENTS: 1/4 tsp (or 4 capsules) Activated Charcoal Distilled Water (I just used filtered, filtered by my Binchotan CharcoalContinue reading “Simple 2 Ingredient Eyeliner”

INTERVIEW: Soap For Sale, the soap-making process

**Just a note: This is a post transferred from our other site written on June 20, 2016** Hey everyone! I wanted to give a little bit more background into the wonderful world of our soaps that we sell here, handmade by our permaculture, nature loving Mama aka Jodi aka Soap For Sale. When I first went no ‘pooContinue reading “INTERVIEW: Soap For Sale, the soap-making process”

DIY Chocolate Tooth Powder (Without Coconut Oil)

June 11, 2016 CHOCOLATE TOOTHPASTE **Update (January 24, 2017) – I did purchase Tom’s of Maine toothpaste once, since writing this. I was dropping my son off at a weekend babysitter and completely forgot his toothpaste at home so I purchased it on the way. I now alternate (for my son and myself) between Tom’s and aContinue reading “DIY Chocolate Tooth Powder (Without Coconut Oil)”