Monthly Archives: January 2011


I’ve been really busy the past week, which is why I haven’t written. Even today I only have a little update. Overall I’ve been doing well, but yesterday I bought a thing of instant oatmeal that usually comes in paper. … Continue reading

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Day 22 and another success.

Three weeks plastic-free and I have a success to write about. Maybe nobody else will care about this, but to me it’s a big deal. Before our parent evenings at school, the staff gets dinner paid for since we can’t … Continue reading

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My first interview!

Recently, I sat down to speak with Dr George Elvin of Green Technology Forum. GTF is a really great website that focuses around green advancements in architecture and other areas of life. I love this site because it’s not your … Continue reading

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The Toiletry Emergency.

I somehow have managed to (within the next couple of days) run out of toothpaste, face cream, shampoo and deodorant all at the same time. My assignment for this weekend will be to make all of the above! Deodorant, however, … Continue reading

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Day 12.

I’ve had one more infraction to report on since day 3. I’m a huge oatmeal fan. I’ve eaten oatmeal for the majority of my breakfasts for as long as I can remember. However, after doing a few experiments over the … Continue reading

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Week one down and my first real success.

I’ve started to write a “week one complete” post about seven or eight times now, but I really have no idea what to say! It was a fairly insignificant week. I had one slip-up because I had to buy Robax … Continue reading

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Day 3 and my first infraction.

I was doing oh-so-well today! I was very productive! I made a new jar of soy milk, I made a bulk bag for flours and I walked to Granville Market to buy bulk stuff and local produce (sans stickers)… which … Continue reading

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