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Ethical clothes for camping: the essentials

Ethical clothes for camping: the essentials

I used to be afraid to wear my everyday clothes camping, for fear that I’d ruin them. And it’s understandable—you don’t want to get a hole in an ethical piece you’ve saved up for, or in the perfect vintage jeans you spent months searching for. […]

Upstate New York: Travel Journal

Upstate New York: Travel Journal

My dad and I co-own a vintage Volkswagen camper (a bay window Westfalia, 77 for those of you who are into vintage vehicles). Last summer her engine blew, so we missed out on camping the whole summer. She got repaired, and we decided to kick […]

Choosing the right organic bedding

Choosing the right organic bedding

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I proudly sleep on a twin-sized bed. I’m unapologetic, not just because it’s all I need, but also because it makes my room seem so much bigger, and it’s a cinch to make the […]

Ecuador Part 1: Packing list & arriving in the Amazon!

Ecuador Part 1: Packing list & arriving in the Amazon!

It’s been a few weeks since I was in Ecuador, but it is still tugging at me, in the sweetest, best possible way. So: it’s time to sit down, write it out, and share PART 1: prepping to go to the Amazon. I hadn’t been […]

The “social” algorithm

The “social” algorithm

  I was always an unapologetically introverted cynic. Until I seriously, reliably, faithfully started to post on social media.   When I left university, my first thought wasn’t “I wonder how I’m going to make friends.” Most of us don’t realize until years later that […]

My ethical camping wardrobe

My ethical camping wardrobe

Layers. Layers. Layers. That’s always been the number 1 rule to camping, and it’s still true. Since making the decision to shop exclusively ethically, I wondered how it would impact summer camping. Would I not want to bring my ethical pieces, for fear they’d get […]

That time we spontaneously bought 2 vintage VWs

That time we spontaneously bought 2 vintage VWs

A lot of you may not know the story of how my family ended up with two vintage Volkswagens. It all started with my dad, whose first car was a red 1971 Super Beetle.     Years later when he and my mom got married, […]

Review: Made Inland Pop-Up!

Review: Made Inland Pop-Up!

When a coworker told me about a 2-day pop-up of Canadian brands just a short streetcar ride from work, the obvious decision I made was DROP EVERYTHING AND GO. Made Inland holds this pop-up of 70 Canadian designers & brands twice a year, as a […]

Review: Hamilton Vintage Marketplace!

Review: Hamilton Vintage Marketplace!

Hamilton is a treasure trove of vintage pieces. There’s plenty of antique and vintage stores year-round (which I admit I go to VERY often), but my friend won free tickets to the Hamilton Vintage Marketplace this weekend so naturally I jumped at the chance to […]

Transformation: old jeans = new skirt

Transformation: old jeans = new skirt

I recently decided to tackle the big pile of clothes to ‘mend/alter’ sitting on top of my sewing machine. It had become a little bit of a guilty pile and I wasn’t sure if anything would still be relevant. Gladly, I saw potential in an […]