30 Day Social Media Detox

How many challenges can I start at the same time?!  I am currently two weeks into my 50 day No Spend Challenge with my friend Karen, two weeks from finishing my 60 Day Yoga Challenge (what started as a 30 day challenge with my friend Josh) and onto begin a whole new challenge.  From Dec….

Tips For Minimizing Personal Spending Over The Holidays

The Holiday season is upon us!  There is coconut eggnog in the grocery stores, Christmas decorations galore!  It can be tempting to take part of the shopping frenzy that is this time of year, and as you might know, I am doing a 50 Day No Spend Challenge from Nov. 16th to Jan. 4th.  While…

50 Day No Spend Challenge – Holiday Edition

Is there a better time to start a No Spend Challenge than during the Season of Giving?  While the Holidays should be about giving of yourself, not to yourself, it can get a little murky this time of year.  I often fall prey to the inundation of consumerism and marketing; seemingly endless sales paired with stress…

How Veganism Made Me A Better Cook

I’ve been vegan for about two and a half years; I started transitioning in January 2016.  Since then, my interest in, and relationship to cooking has evolved.  Since changing my diet, I’ve endeavoured to shift my values in other areas of my life, from the way I grocery shop, to what clothes and makeup I…

New 60 Day Challenge!

It’s been about a month since I finished my first 60 Day Challenge, and I feel a little untethered without it to be honest!  I’ve definitely noticed a surge in my spending habits since finishing my challenge… which wasn’t exactly what I was hoping for.  But I am ready to buckle down again and create…

Tips for Sustainable Shopping

As someone who loves style, fashion and shopping for clothes, learning to shop more sustainably and ethically has been quite the journey over the last few years.  Fortunately for me, my mom and sisters have always been conscious shoppers, and very aware of their consumption of clothing, and the deplorable conditions that people (and children)…