My journey to this top was a long and weird one, but here I am. In my fast fashion days, I’d been buying and buying different striped tops to try and find the perfect one – and never did. I was left with a half […]
I was going to donate my box of non-organic tampons. Until I realized I might not be able to find an alternative that worked.
Changing my living habits to low-waste, earth and body-friendly living, I had a few leftover items that could benefit others. Namely, a few extra razors, bottles of shampoo I once bought on sale, and tampons. I decided to make up a box for a women’s […]
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 […]
I never thought I’d be the type of person to start eliminating disposable plastics from my kitchen. I cared about the earth and doing good, but I was no die-hard environmentalist. So it surprised me that when I moved into my own home for the […]
Ok, so anyone who’s been following for a while knows that I love 10×10 challenges. They’re how things really kick-started here on PetraAlexandra, and helped me become comfortable with loving what I have and needing less. What I love about the 10×10 is that you can […]
At least, that’s what my mom calls it. I love loose, breezy tunics. For humid Toronto summers and Volkswagen shows in farmer’s fields, they’re just the trick! I found this black tunic at the Made Inland pop-up this spring—a market of Canadian designers and luxury […]