luvmother: sustainable merino wool kid’s clothing line

I was recently blown away by the company luvmother. Suprisingly, it was not just because of their super soft merino wool fabrics and stylish clothing that  is also great for adventuring. It was because of  all the fine details that they have thought about in terms of creating a sustainable brand. They use ethically sourced…

Sustainable Gifts that will WOW Mom on Mother’s Day (+Giveaway)

Alright Mamas! You are important and need to be celebrated. Moms work hard every day to provide for their families and raise their children. And so… To celebrate, I have connected with sustainable brands and people to create an epic giveaway worth over $300!!! These companies are more than just a brand and actually care…

From Chips to Granola: Our Families Journey to a Monthly Garbage Jar

During the month of March, our family of 4 reduced our waste to a single small mason jar. We invited our readers to join in our Green UP Challenge, whether that meant reducing their waste to a single jar or choosing a smaller Green UP goal, like only using reusable coffee mugs. Everyone participating was…

Green UP Challenge: Zero waste living package GIVEAWAY

The Green UP Challenge during the month of March is over. Wednesday’s blog post will give you an insider look at our Green UP journey but today we celebrate the Earth.  We want to thank everyone who participated and followed along with an epic giveaway.  We are so excited  for our Zero Waste Living Package…

The Best Hydro Flask Hack that Will Change your Family Adventures

We love our Hydro Flasks and most people that use them will tell you that they love using them too! Hydro Flask is a company that designs a variety of different  water bottles, coffee flasks,  tumblers,  and  food flasks.  They are designed to keep your drinks or food hot up to 12 hours and cold…

The Righteous Vegans

I felt that the Green UP challenge would not be complete without touching on  food. More specifically, I wanted to touch on Veganism and why a plant based diet is attractive for those that choose a greener lifestyle. I turned to two  amazing friends and asked them to write about their family adventure with food.…

Reducing Plastic Waste with Gogo Bags (Review)

“Only 12% of the world’s plastic is recycled”. That is what I heard last weekend while listening to the Sunday Edition on CBC radio. This means that the rest of the plastic is sitting in our landfills and flooding our oceans. Hearing that statistic was heartbreaking especially when there are alternatives to using plastic but…