This has been a weird, ambivalent year, yet a year of many opportunities. I lost my job because of COVID. This made things financially really tight and all savings postponed. But, on the other hand, I have been able to spend this year with my two young kids. This has been a carpe diem year. … Continue reading Solstice With The Mostest
Decorating the Christmas tree is my favourite part of the holidays. I get all giddy each time I open the boxes filled with hand-me-down wooden ornaments, Christmas balls commemorating our firsts, my bird collection my partner has been buying (and making) for me over the years, and vintage ornaments I have curated... oh and the … Continue reading O Christmas Tree… Which One Is Greener?
Let's just get to the point. The pandemic has a done a lot to us. I know. But I am writing this post for one reason only, so let me just get to it. I drove a lot these last few months. I normally walk or take the bus, but with "no where to go", … Continue reading Offset Your Road Trip Carbon Emissions with Credits
Tell me this. Why in the heck do you want a ginormous, 3-foot, stuffed in polyester, synthetic crap bear with a stitched on giant red heart? Like, really, I ask you. What are you going to do with it? Let's keep this Valentine's Day beating its green heart with some really basic choices, and show … Continue reading Show The Planet Some Love On Valentine’s
Halloween is one of the cutest holidays ever. Newborns in little skeleton onesies. Toddlers in one-piece animal suits. Kiddos emanating childhood dreams through costumes. And for me, this holiday is one of my faves: chocolate bonanzas, carving pumpkins, Ghostbusters on TV on repeat, Hallmark Channel movie sets at fall fairs and corn fields. Just things … Continue reading Halloween Is Scarier Than You Think