Monthly Archives: October 2015

No-Buy Halloween Costumes

I think of Halloween as an outlet for coming up with original costume ideas. I’m a firm believer in making my own costumes, not buying them. It’s even more true this year, as I curb my spending on non-essential items. In … Continue reading

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Greener Alternatives: Second-hand Clothing

Last month, I visited a pop-up costume museum. While I was there I met and spoke with the curator, and she opened my eyes to an environmental issue that I hadn’t considered before: fast fashion. She told me that the fast … Continue reading

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Anything but Conservative

Topical Sav isn’t a political-themed blog, but with the Canadian federal election just days away, I felt like I should add my voice to the conversation and speak for someone who has no voice: the planet. Politics can be a … Continue reading

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Green Eats: Nuburger

I know I’m not alone when I say I feel guilty going to fast food restaurants. The calories, sugar, fat, and sodium in fast food is enough to make you cringe. The only part that’s more cringeworthy than the nutrition … Continue reading

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The Buzz About Beeswax

Manitoba celebrated Culture Days over the weekend, and my class was assigned to check out a few of the events and performances happening around Winnipeg. Reading through a booklet listing all the events, I saw that a Manitoba Honey Days booth … Continue reading

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