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.

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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Day 2.

It’s Day 2 and while I doubt I’ll write an update every single day (because that would just be boring), I figured I would write something today. Today I went out with my friends Paige and Colin to the Lululemon … Continue reading

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Day 1 and the WISH Drop-In Centre.

My plastic-free challenge has officially begun and Day One was a success!! I went to Starbucks with my reusable (glass) tea mug, went to Chapters but didn’t buy anything (and if I had, I’d brought my reusable bag just in … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve…

By this time tomorrow I will officially be on Day One of my plastic-free year! Today I went out and bought a bunch of plastic-less stuff for my home. I got new drinking glasses (my old ones are mostly broken), … Continue reading

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