Category Archives: environment

Real vs. Fake: the Great Debate

Well, not really. It’s not really a debate, I mean. Seriously what would you rather have: this? Or this? It’s not just a preference thing. As a person wanting to live at peace with my environment, and it actually seems … Continue reading

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For Better (not worse!)

John and I had the privilege of emceeing a wedding last month for a couple from our church. It was a beautiful wedding, held at Mt. Lehman Winery in Abbotsford. The ceremony took place in the barrel room, with the … Continue reading

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the Art of Repurposing

When I think of thrift and peace – I often think of being at peace with the earth, by which I mean using thrift as a means for keeping things out of the landfill. You may not always be able … Continue reading

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For Women Only: thrift, peace and your monthly cycle

Yes, really. So I follow the Queen of Green – a blog from the David Suzuki Foundation. Thursday (February 16) on Facebook, she posted a link to a video on how to make your own feminine pads. Strangely enough, the … Continue reading

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