How to wrap experience gifts: Keep the magic of unwrapping presents!

How to wrap experience gifts: Keep the magic of unwrapping presents!

Let’s be honest: as amazing as experience gifts are, they’re not always the most fun to unwrap. There’s something so special about the unwrapping experience that’s sad to lose. When it comes to kids especially, they want something tangible! But experience gifts don’t have to mean that there’s nothing to unveil. Experiences can be “wrapped” to make them even more fun. Here’s how to do it.

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Is there plastic on your greeting cards?

Is there plastic on your greeting cards?

Did you know that the glitter on greeting cards is plastic? With a few rare exceptions, the vast majority of glitter (on cards, holiday decorations, crafts, etc) is microplastic. And like everyone who has ever tried to clean up glitter knows, it’s impossible to get rid of it!

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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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