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Category: Sustainable

The Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada- Part 2: Improving Air Quality in the home.

Let’s talk about Healthy Living for the home.  What does it mean to you? To me, I interpret this as adding plants to my apartment to create better air quality, cleaning, composting and using low immitting off-gassing products and opening the windows even in cooler weather. I know I can get cranky and tired and then major brain fog rolls in when the air quality…

Jord Watch Review: The sustainable & fashionable watch to wear this season

It’s only natural I have a beautiful wooden watch, ‘am I right? I have been admiring Jord wooden watches for quite some time and I was excited to finally get an email from them asking if I’d like to feature them and be a part of their Fall campaign.  As I love wood toys for my kids, wood decor in the home as I…

The Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada: Part One- Sustainable grocery shopping

I very excited to tell you about the Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada.  Furthermore, I am honoured and thrilled to be one of their first blog ambassadors for the campaign.  I am very excited and I can’t wait to share my top product picks and what I am learning along the way. When I think of sustainable living I think of ways to sustain…

Little Monsters: Sustainable luggage from Lassig

“The eyes and teeth of the colourfully striped, funny friends glow in the dark when exposed to light under low light and dark conditions so that children are visible on the road.” We are enjoying the new luggage collection from Lassig called Little Monsters.  With the Holiday’s quickly coming up and if you’re travelling this Winter or packing for a weekend family trip…

Cleaning your oven with baking soda!

The other day I had a dish break in my oven.  I couldn’t figure out why it smelled like something was burning? I mean, I was just cooking a chicken leg!  When I opened the oven to pull it out I saw that my dish had broken in half.  In half!  I guess it went from hot to cool to hot and reacted? &nbsp…

Step outside with Kamik

Today’s Style File for Fashion Friday is sponsored by Canadian shoe company Kamik.  What a great brand I am happy to finally stumble upon.  We’ve never owned a pair of Kamiks and so far these are turning out to be the kids favourite.  With the simple velcro closure, my twins have no trouble putting their Kamiks on themselves.  We also love that…

Ford does the unimaginable and makes their vehicles more sustainable: #FordFarmtoCar

I recently had the most ultimate dining experience thanks to Ford Canada.  You may be thinking why would Ford take Erica out for dinner? Well, it wasn’t just me but about 10 other bloggers, writers and people working in media.  What an honour! But this all came about to inform us what Ford is doing to green up their production.   Ford started working back in…