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We Love Fridays, Earth Week Edition: DIY Terrarium Kit

Friday April 26, 2013 by Alexandra C.

With Earth Week winding down, we thought it was only appropriate that we dedicate this We Love Friday to all that green goodness. We love getting fresh air, whether it be for a morning jog or relaxing on a patio, there is nothing better than basking in the sun. However, Mother Nature hasn't exactly been co-operating with our warm weather wishes; She's literally been giving us the cold...

Earth Day 2013: Deals, Discounts & Freebies

Monday April 22, 2013 by Alexandra C.

Happy Earth Day Chicks! 

What are you doing to celebrate this day? Stocking up on some eco-friendly products or perhaps putting those DIY skills to use? Or maybe just enjoying some vitamin D and fresh air? 

If you're going to be doing some Earth Day shopping, you're in luck because there are a few great deals to score out there in honour of Mother Nature. 

Here's a few...

16 Eco-Friendly Beauty Products To Try This Earth Day

Wednesday April 17, 2013 by Alexandra C.

April 22nd is Earth Day and while Mother Nature and I haven't exactly been on the best of terms lately (um, where exactly is spring?), this Earth Day, I'm going to try and call a truce. In fact, I'm even going to celebrate all that is green and earthy in the best way possible - with a huge beauty haul! 

Going green with your beauty is easier now than ever. There are some great...

DIY Eco- Friendly Household Cleaner

Tuesday April 10, 2012 by Alexandra C.

I'm always on the lookout for ways to do anything on the cheap and easy. When whatever I am creating is not only cheap, fast and simple but also environmentally friendly, well then, that's what I call the jackpot! Lately, I've been scouring the internet for ideas on how to make an eco-friendly household cleaner and I came across this gem from blog Homemade Mamas that was...

Earth Day Deals

Thursday April 21, 2011 by Lauren

At ChickAdvisor, we try our best to reduce, reuse, recycle because we know that keeping our earth looking beautiful is just as important as keeping ourselves looking hot! To celebrate Earth Day tomorrow we've rounded up a bunch of deals to keep ourselves looking good and helping the planet at the same time. Oh! And we'll be carrying our travellers mugs to Starbucks...

Emma Watson's Collaboration With Alberta Ferretti

Tuesday March 22, 2011 by Siofan

Emma Watson's eco-fashion takeover continues with her latest project—Pure Threads—a collaboration with designer Alberta Ferretti. The five piece capsule collection focuses on easy to wear day clothes with a romantic, feminine fit and features details like lace embroidery. What makes it so eco-friendly are the fabrics used (a.k.a. the "pure threads"): Organic cotton poplin (the dresses),...

Choose the Right Fuel Efficient Vehicle: 4 Options

Thursday August 12, 2010 by Nikki

When it comes to Going Green, driving an eco-friendly car is one of the best ways to minimize your carbon footprint and save some money. Most people flock towards cult favourites like the VolksWagen Beetle or BMW MINI (commonly called Mini Cooper), but what you gain in style you may lose at the pump. Here’s our breakdown of fuel-efficient cars you should consider.

(1) Hybrid Vehicles

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How a Customer can Change the World

Thursday April 22, 2010 by Claire

It's called 'Voting with your Wallet' - and it's more relevant than you think.

This notion follows the logic that, since companies are empowered by your purchases, you have the opportunity to 'vote' for companies that practice sustainability and positive change rather than those who exploit their workers and the environment.

But how do you separate the lukewarm...

Trends in Food: Organic Wines

Sunday April 18, 2010

If you love to kick back with a refreshing glass of wine after a long day, here’s the scoop on something a little different - organic wine.

When it comes to understanding what organic wines are,’s master sommelier John Szabo says it’s important to differentiate “wine made from organic grapes” from “organic wines.”

“The latter permits no sulphur additions in the winery,...

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

Tuesday March 2, 2010 by jac

It happens every Christmas Eve at about 3pm. I keep my schedule open for the exact time knowing what's to come. Then, as if they had tried and tried and finally succumbed to failure, my family members ask me to wrap their presents.

My tone is not to be mistaken for annoyance. On the contrary, I really, really like wrapping presents.

The paper!

The ribbons!

The bows!

The bags!

There's an endless...

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