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Tips for Harvesting

Tips for Harvesting If you ask me, there’s nothing better than a dinner table full of veggies grown in your own backyard – they’re fresh, nutrient-dense, and have a very small carbon footprint (no travel involved!). If you planted a … Continue reading

Local Adventures

Local Adventures As a result of COVID-19, most people have been keeping their travels local this summer – which sounds good to me! Local travel has a much smaller impact on mother earth than lengthy trips in the car or … Continue reading

DIY Natural Deodorant

DIY Natural Deodorant It has been HOT here lately and hot weather means sweaty, stinky armpits! Over the years I have experimented with many different natural deodorants. I prefer to avoid traditional, chemical-filled antiperspirants that are believed to cause a … Continue reading

Houseplant Tips & Tricks

You may have noticed lately that houseplants are all the rage – and I’m here for it! My house is home to over 30 different leafy babies and I think it’s a wonderful way to connect with nature inside our … Continue reading

Getting Creative with Water Conservation

Getting Creative with Water Conservation Did you know that 71% of the earth is covered in water, and of that 71%, only 0.5% is available to us as fresh drinkable water?! This is why preserving and conserving this precious resource … Continue reading

Hiking with Your Furry Friend

Hiking with Your Furry Friend It’s officially hiking season, which means I’m bringing my new puppy out on the trails! Here are a few basic guidelines I have been following to keep my pup happy and safe on our adventures: … Continue reading

Local Hippie’s weekly tip – Drying Fresh Herbs

Welcome to Local Hippie’s weekly tip for living a greener life! Each week we will provide you with a quick tip to help you reduce your carbon footprint and change the world. Drying Fresh Herbs There’s nothing better than using … Continue reading

Local Hippie’s weekly tip – “Leave No Trace” Living

Welcome to Local Hippie’s weekly tip for living a greener life! Each week we will provide you with a quick tip to help you reduce your carbon footprint and change the world. “Leave No Trace” Living Mother Earth can be … Continue reading

Local Hippie’s weekly tip – planting native species in your gardens!

Welcome to Local Hippie’s weekly tip for living a greener life! Each week we will provide you with a quick tip to help you reduce your carbon footprint and change the world. Get your bug suits on and your shovels … Continue reading

Local Hippie’s weekly – natural anti-itch cream

Welcome to Local Hippie’s weekly tip for living a greener life! Each week we will provide you with a quick tip to help you reduce your carbon footprint and change the world. Last week I shared some of my favourite … Continue reading