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How a Book Encouraged Me to Become a More Mindful Consumer.


My friends and I have been talking about becoming more mindful consumers for over a year. When I read, The Year of Less by Cait Flanders, it was an a-ha moment. Cait outlines a specific plan, based on her own journey, and it made the whole thing feasible to me, just like that.

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Capsule Wardrobe: Attempt #3


If you live in Calgary, AB, like I do, you know how crazy erratic the weather can be. I’ve lived in three provinces and Alberta is, by far, the craziest. There are no seasons, there are seasons within seasons. It is possible for it to snow in June or rain in January. It is also possible to have really warm…

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Five of the Easiest Ways To Get a Handle On Your Finances.


The other day, Josh and I sat down and made the beginnings of some very big decisions. Actually, a long time ago we did that. We made some very vague goals for our future a few years ago, did a couple of quick meetings with advisors (who gave us some vague advice) and patted ourselves on the back. We are…

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