I Changed the World Today! The 365give Challenge 1st Week in Review

The 365give Challenge launched in two public schools in West Vancouver this past week. We couldn’t wait to see how the students would chose to give every day, what their impact on the world would be and what they learned along the way. The results were astounding. Sarah Fee, teacher of grade 6 students at Ecole Pauline Johnson was the … READ MORE

Top 10 Ways to Be Vancouver’s Greenest Family

Two years ago I committed to “give” every day for one year. I did this to teach my 3 year old son the importance of giving and to inspire people to give more in their lives.

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Two years later and only a few new posts after completing our 365give journey my husband and I have adopted two more children. Every … READ MORE

Top 12 Ways to Honour Earth Day by Elementary School Kids

I beleive it is the the next generation that will make a huge positive impact on our planet. Children are being taught at home and in school from an early age how they can treat the planet with respect and kindness. I personally started teaching my son at the age of 2 and now at the age of 4 he … READ MORE

Day 349: 5 Questions to Consider When Shopping

Shop Twice as Much and Save the Planet

What if there was a way to shop twice as much and help the planet?

Day 349: Give 349

My husband calls me cheap. I call myself a value shopper. Before I make a purchase I always ask myself a few key questions.

1) Is the purchase helping the planet or adding to it’s distruction?

2) Will it harm me READ MORE

291: 5 Eco-Friendly Tips to Teach Your Kids to Give Back to the Planet

Reclaimed Wood HouseMy 3 year old son and I do many of my daily “gives” together. We had been planning one for quite some time and I had been putting it off due to time and my fear of picking up a hammer. Just so you know I am not “joe handy person” nor have basic building skills. But today I picked … READ MORE

Day 281: Everything Ends Up in the Ocean



Every drop makes a difference to keep the ocean clean

One of the many ways my family gives back is through ethical purchases.

We may not have millions dollars to donate but we do have to shop. My husband and are trying to make a difference with our purchasing power.

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Day 261: Children Help to Bring Back the Wild

With one simple give at the airport I was able to support Earth RangersI feel like I have been in a bit of a travel whirl wind. Mexico for 10 days, home for 48 hours then off to Toronto on business for another 48 hours and finally home.

I always worry if the opportunity to give will present itself. I don’t have a list of “gives” planned out ever week or even most … READ MORE



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