Author Archives: Stephanie

About Stephanie

I'm a Vancouverite, a free-spirited yogi, an accidental vegan, a tree-hugger, a teacher, an athlete, an artist, a soul rebel and a very, very lucky girl.

Branching out, making my own.

I like making. Making what, you ask? Stuff. Really anything. I just enjoy making. I don’t feel like I’m all that creative and would probably not refer to myself as artistic (okay, I have in the past, but only because … Continue reading

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Long time, no type.

Has it seriously been this long since I’ve written anything on here? In the past two years, I’ve gotten married, moved house, gone through more education, new job, become a bonus mama (or step-mama as others call us)… So time … Continue reading

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New projects – fermentation!

I’ve had poor luck with fermentation projects in the past, but have been increasingly excited to up the ante and get some new homesteading stuff happening in my kitchen! So, I figured now is the time to start. Today was … Continue reading

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Aunt Flo

Men, close your eyes. Girls… let’s talk periods. Even when I was totally plastic-free for a few years, I still wore disposable pads. I like Natracare. They’re organic cotton, plastic-free, chlorine-free and my favourite – compostable. So as far as … Continue reading

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Third time’s a charm…

Well, folks, it’s been quite the year (and a half)! I fell off the plastic-free wagon big time this year.  😦  I did pretty well with my plastic-free life up until last year (I even found a great all-natural, refillable … Continue reading

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Dental issues

I just went to the dentist and apparently my plastic-free dental hygiene isn’t cutting it. Two years ago I started using a natural toothbrush and various types of natural toothpaste. I absolutely love my natural toothbrush! It softens up nicely … Continue reading

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Back at it!

I’ve been slacking the past few months and figured that maybe getting back to my blogging might help me to get back on track! I admit I haven’t been living as plastic-free as I’d like to be. My big problems … Continue reading

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