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Queen of the Castle

Queen of the Castle
The Healthiest Home
First published 2014.07.03 | Ottawa | Health & WellnessHouse & Home
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What Goes On You, Goes In You

What Goes On You, Goes In You
Natural Skin Care
First published 2014.01.21 | Canada | Health & WellnessGreen Living
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Litterless Lunching

Litterless Lunching
Eco Bebe Boutique
First published 2013.09.05 | Ottawa | Gear
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The List: 11 Eco Ways to Live Well

The List: 11 Eco Ways to Live Well
Eco-Friendly Living
First published 2013.04.16 | Canada | Green Living
Eat Well: What to Eat: An Aisle-by-Aisle Guide to Savvy Food Choices and Good Eating We think we know most of the answers (fresh fish versus farmed, natural versus organic), but for an excellent...read more

Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Dreaming of a Green Christmas
ReWorks Upcycle Shop
First published 2012.12.06 | Calgary | Green Living
Just because we’re bombarded with ‘white’ these days, doesn’t mean we can’t have a green Christmas. Thanks to ReWorks Upcycle Shop, you can offer some serious ‘ho ho ho’ to the planet...read more

Take a Peek

Take a Peek
Peek-a-boo Natural Toys & Accessories
First published 2012.10.18 | Ottawa | Gear
Once upon a time there were toys for kids that were eco-friendly and there were toys that kids liked to play with. Rarely did the two overlap, leaving the eco-conscious, green-living parent at a...read more

The New Green

The New Green
terra20
First published 2012.09.12 | Ottawa | Green Living
Just like Kermit says, it’s not easy being green. Cranking that carbon footprint to drive from here to there and everywhere for the right eco-products and breaking the bank on the way is not on our...read more

Snazzy Snips for Kids

Snazzy Snips for Kids
Crazy Cuts Haircuts
First published 2012.08.16 | Toronto | Health & Wellness
Sometimes scoring a weekend appointment for your tyke’s haircut seems less attainable than persuading Kate Middleton’s hairdresser to style your locks. But cutting the kids’ hair yourself...read more

Down to Earth

Down to Earth
Earth Day Activities
First published 2012.04.19 | Toronto | Out & About
Don’t you just love people who are down to earth? Us too. In honour of Earth Day this Sunday (April 22), we’ve cultivated a list of places, things and events to help inspire your family to get...read more

Earth Day Birthday

Earth Day Birthday
Earth Day Activities
First published 2012.04.19 | Vancouver | Out & About
For Earth Day 2012, we’re paying homage to the Lorax and his words of wisdom: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” So let’s make...read more

Planet Party

Planet Party
Earth Day Activities
First published 2012.04.19 | Ottawa | Out & About
Earth Day: yet another teachable moment. And we shall not let this moment pass. Remember what the Lorax said: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better....read more

Earthly Events

Earthly Events
Earth Day Activities
First published 2012.04.19 | Calgary | Out & About
Who is big, blue, extremely powerful, and celebrates her 4.5 billionth birthday (give or take a few hundred million years) this weekend? Despite the few grey hairs we’ve given our Mother Earth of...read more

The List: 9 Best Diapers

The List: 9 Best Diapers
Disposable & Cloth Diapers
First published 2012.02.28 | Canada | The List
Babies’ bums are a wonderful thing. Moms everywhere share a universal obsession with keeping them soft, dry and perfect. We’ve got you and those precious cheeks covered, whether you’re into...read more

Happy Birthday Helpers

Happy Birthday Helpers
Birthday Party Supplies
First published 2012.02.23 | Toronto | Birthday Parties
As mothers, our resourcefulness is never in doubt. We can breastfeed one child while changing another, remove LEGO from facial orifices, and secretly replace pet fish in the middle of the night....read more

Froggie Friends

Froggie Friends
African Dwarf Frogs
First published 2011.09.22 | Calgary | Family Life
Experts tell us pets are good for children because they foster responsibility. Moms know where that responsibility usually ends up. But not with our new favourite pet, African Dwarf Frogs. They’re...read more

Milky Matters: Organic or Not?

Milky Matters: Organic or Not?
Organic vs Non Organic Milk
First published 2011.05.10 | Canada | Food & Drink
Parenting dilemmas are to be expected. But in the dairy aisle? From day one, we worry about milk and it never really goes away. The big question today is should we buy organic or conventional milk?...read more

Earthly Pursuits

Earthly Pursuits
Earth Day Activities
First published 2011.04.19 | Canada | Green Living
Litter-ally, we need to clear some things up in time for Earth Day. So, instead of just saying ‘cheerio’ to our Cheerios box as we stash it in the recycling bin, we’ve decided to walk the walk and...read more

Giving Back to Mama Earth

Giving Back to Mama Earth
Gardening & Composting
First published 2011.04.14 | Victoria | Green Living
Ahhhh…spring time, and the task of tending to the garden—a perfect way to celebrate what Mother Earth has to offer (with Earth Day approaching and all). And while there aren’t many activities that...read more

Crafty Nature

Crafty Nature
Eco-crafts for Kids
First published 2010.08.17 | Canada | Family Life
While we’re pretty crafty here at Savvy HQ, that doesn’t mean we’re necessarily good at crafts. But recently we’ve been inspired to find activities with the kids that bring the outdoors in. And...read more

So Hip

So Hip
Hip Baby
First published 2010.05.20 | Victoria | Gear
If you’ve made a life-long commitment to sustainability and reducing your footprint in this world, that doesn’t have to change when you have a baby. Hip Baby, a newly-opened store on Johnson Street,...read more

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