Life Without Waste

Romantic & Outdoor Calgary Date Ideas

Romantic & Outdoor Calgary Date Ideas

This Valentine's Day might feel a little different... but this year, more than ever, we need to share a little love, show a little love, and get creative!  We've got five great outdoor date ideas, that will get you moving, and enjoying each other's company.  Two minute read ahead.

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Blue Monday Mindset

Blue Monday Mindset

How’s everyone feeling out there?

And I mean really: how ya doing? Turns out today is what they call “Blue Monday”. Which means there’s actually a reason you hesitated to answer! If you are not feeling super motivated today--you are not alone! We're breaking down the 'what', the 'why', and the 'how to feel better' on Blue Monday.  Give it a read and let us know what you're doing to take a little time for yourself.  We all deserve a little kindness.  3 minute read ahead!

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A beginner’s guide to Urban Gardening

A beginner’s guide to Urban Gardening

Whether you're trying to garden on your balcony or in a little garden plot, urban gardening has a whole different set of challenges.  Each year I'm amazed at the yield we get from our little plot, so I'm sharing a few tips and tricks I've learned along the way, that help maximize your good eating through the summer.  Three minute read ahead!

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the BIG carbon emitting convenience we all use way too much

the BIG carbon emitting convenience we all use way too much

Like most of my blog posts, this one comes with a caveat.  While I try to create a non-judgemental, safe space, at the shop, I’m getting a little jaded about two things.  1) people asking me to dispose of their single-use coffee cups. Sure drink your coffee in that cup, and I’m not judging, but we try to run super low waste and your coffee cup isn’t my responsibility (cruel? maybe…) and 2) people talking about the shit they bought on amazon. Yes I cursed. So take this as a warning.  I’m likely going to get a little fired up...

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My natural skincare obsession.

My natural skincare obsession.

Don’t put things on your body that you wouldn’t put in your body.  It’s a simple rule; choose skincare with ingredients you know and understand, and skip the preservatives, chemicals, and artifical colours and scents, because who the heck needs that stuff anyways? Time to make the switch to natural skincare, and I have JUST the skincare line for you!

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