Category Archives: living in your means

Eco Fashion Week – good thing or fad?

Eco Fashion Week begins this coming Sunday in Vancouver. According to their website, its mission is: …to educate the Apparel and Textile industry on how to shift towards more healthy ways to design, manufacture, distribute, market and sell their products. … Continue reading

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If you only owned 15 things what would they be?

Many years ago, when Mother Theresa died, I remember reading an article about her in which they recounted her earthly possessions: a sari and a washing pot. Granted, she lived in an order that provided her with her living quarters, … Continue reading

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Living within your means

There’s an excellent article in today’s Vancouver Sun titled “Thrift is the key to retirement”.  The gist of this article is basically this: live within your means. As someone who was raised by the ultimate thrifter, it seems almost laughable … Continue reading

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