I'm passionate about living my life as sustainably as possible without sacrificing too much comfort. That's why I'm posting all the tips and tricks I've learned over the past decade and showcasing projects and issues that I think are relevant and important.

I want to help you achieve a sustainable lifestyle too!

Sustainable Living Blog

Aggressively Pursuing Comfort
“Ageing is the aggressive pursuit of comfort”. When I recently read these words for the first time, I had an aha moment! I had been thinking about this very concept but, I hadn’t quite figured out how to articulate it...
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Solutions to Help Reduce Waste
“If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, designed or removed from production.” - Pete Seeger     I considered writing a blog about the importance of conserving water...
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Less, Not More Traffic Lights Please
For a number of reasons, replacing the 4 way stop with traffic lights is a step backwards for Nelson. First, this is a waste of precious tax dollars. The government of British Columbia plans to increase trips taken by walking,...
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Fit At Fifty
This is us! My husband and I are your hosts at Bear Spring Eco Retreat and creators of Reworks Upcycle Shop. We're both over the age of 50 and, together, we do it all. We are your housekeepers, cleaners, gardeners, landscapers,...
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