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Where Have I been?
on 25/02/2024  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



It’s been a whirlwind of time, and I was always wondering when I would get back to this website....


What the Heck is a Climatarian?
on 31/03/2016  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



Eating is something we all do…everyday…three times a day. It also makes up 30% of our footprint...


Tired of Environmental Problems?
on 23/03/2016  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



  Environmental issues facing our planet can often feel disheartening. There is a sense of overwhelm...


Walk Your Own Path – Not Mine.
on 16/03/2016  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



My Eco Living Journey and Yours Will Never Be The Same And That’s OK. My way of living an eco life...


Life on a 32 foot sailboat
on 17/02/2016  by Jamie Van Jones  has 4 Comments



This is Charade… This is my home. Here is what  I don’t miss about living in a house. 20 feet...


Make a New Year’s Resolution For the Planet
on 31/12/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



A new year and a fresh beginning is the perfect time to set intentions, goals or resolutions.  What...


The Role of Earth Citizens
on 16/12/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



The Paris Climate Agreement is momentus. It is a win for our planet. 200 countries have signed on and agreeed...


Give Better Gifts This Christmas
on 09/12/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



I have been loving running the Conscious, Creative, Christmas Challenge. Connecting with like minded...


A Different Christmas
on 25/11/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



Do you struggle to not get sucked into the Christmas consumption vortex?   The one where you swear...


How I re-set my Eco Living Passion!
on 20/11/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has 2 Comments



I lost my inspiration to share my Eco living journey earlier this year.   It’s back now. But it is amazing...


The Key to Eco Living Success
on 20/09/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



Do you go through highs and lows of living an eco life? Times where your inspiration is at its peak and you do everything...


Nature has taught me a lesson
on 07/08/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



The last three months have been filled with many lessons, and I am sure there are many more to come....


Cheating on Glass with Plastic (shhh!)
on 15/05/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has 2 Comments



I knew that moving on to a sailboat fulltime was going to be challenging and that I would have to adapt...


Lessons in Decluttering
on 07/05/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



I grew up in the late 80’s early 90’s in Canada. It was a time where shopping and getting new things...


Following a Dream
on 10/04/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



  I have some pretty big and exciting changes happening in my life! If you follow the blog, you know...


My Eco Wedding!
on 07/04/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has 4 Comments



Sebastian and I met 7 years ago on New Years Eve. Very quickly he became my best friend. So when he popped...


Active Citizen Award
on 28/01/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



This past weekend on Australia Day, I was awarded the WA Premier’s Active Citizen Award for Fremantle!...


Digital Enlightenment
on 12/01/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has 2 Comments



  I run an online business.  I spend a lot of time on the computer, but I have quite a love hate...


7 day Eco Living Challenge
on 12/01/2015  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



  7 DAY ECO LIVING CHALLENGE I want to start this year off on the right foot and with a bit of a bang...


Inspiring New Years Resolutions
on 28/12/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



  I like making New Year’s Resolutions. I make a few different ones every year. They guide...


My Plastic Free Beauty Routine
on 12/12/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



    It used to be the norm to have upwards of 15 different products in plastic bottles that...


Not Getting Wrapped Up!
on 11/12/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



    I can feel it happening… I am getting pulled into it all. The Christmas Craziness! I made...


Small acts make a Difference!
on 08/12/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



When global environmental issues make the news, it feels pretty gloomy. Climate Change, rain forest destruction,...


A Blissful Eco Life Web Series
on 01/12/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has 2 Comments



Behind the scenes things have been getting a bit busy here.  It’s like a Tasmanian devil has been...


A Confession to Make
on 13/11/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



I have a confession to make, one I don’t like people to know…   I Drive a Big Car.   I care...


A simple yet effective action
on 30/10/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



When there is a global problem so big and so complex, it often feels like the small actions you take...


5 Ways to Stay Green When You Travel
on 27/10/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has 1 Comment



When you travel or take a holiday, it’s a time to refresh, recharge and relax. If you try to live eco-friendly...


Our Amazing Planet
on 20/10/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has 3 Comments



I’ve been blessed to see so many amazing parts of our planet. This is from our last trip home to Canada...


Beating Food Waste
on 13/09/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has 5 Comments



Our food system globally is pretty broken.  Yes we can go to the grocery store daily and pick up anything...


Refreshing my Perspective
on 30/08/2014  by Jamie Van Jones  has No Comment



I have been taking a break in Hawaii and now in Vancouver, and while these are the most amazing to places...