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Toddlers & transit

Toddlers & transit

Toddlers + transit. We’re a one-car family, and since my husband needs the car for work, my son and I are without a car during the day. Thankfully, we live in an area with good public transportation, and we can walk a few places as well. This is a huge shift from when I was a young girl—there was almost no reliable public transportation.

Taking a toddler on transit is an interesting experience, but overall I think it’s a positive one. 

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Build holiday traditions that the whole family will love

Build holiday traditions that the whole family will love

Full disclosure: I love the holiday season. I love the music, the food, and the festive energy in the air. And if you stop and think about your personal favourite Christmas memory, it’s likely spending time with loved ones.

How do we enjoy the holidays without overspending and creating waste? By building holiday traditions to savour every year.

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Interview with Erin Mathews from Turnabout Luxury Resale: Why, and how, you should be secondhand shopping for clothes

Interview with Erin Mathews from Turnabout Luxury Resale: Why, and how, you should be secondhand shopping for clothes

Last but certainly not least: today’s feature is Turnabout Luxury Resale. This BC collection of consignment stores offer shoppers high-quality and designer resale fashion and accessories. Today I’m interviewing Erin Mathews, Social Media & E-Commerce Manager at Turnabout. 

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Three cheers for secondhand shopping: Why we should all be thrifting

Three cheers for secondhand shopping: Why we should all be thrifting

I’ll admit it: I was really late to the game when it comes to secondhand shopping. It wasn’t until this fall when I finally gave it a go, in the name of #secondhandseptember and my relatively new “Zero Waste” lifestyle. And you know what? I fell in love with it. It really is transformative, and along with some ethically produced slow fashion, it is the way of the future.

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Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults

Interview with Shannon Dixon from Simply Merino: Thoughts on making sustainable wool clothing for children and adults

My next Fashion Week feature is Simply Merino. This Canadian slow fashion company makes merino wool clothing for babies and children—and they have some adult pieces now, too. Today I’m interviewing Shannon Dixon, the woman behind Simply Merino. 

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