Simple, Safe & Eco Friendly Cleaning
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My home cleaning products are super simple – these are the few ingredients I use: Vinegar – white and apple cider Baking Soda Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap (I love the peppermint scent) dilution cheat sheet  I usually use the vinegar … more

Why I’m Not Zero Waste
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I’m all for reducing waste, and I think that lowering your impact and waste is an important part of living sustainably. I also make a habit of sharing low/zero waste products and solutions. However, I can’t see myself adopting a … more

Minimalist Apartment Tour
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My most requested video is finally here! I hope you enjoy this tour of our home in Germany. My husband Ben and I try to live minimally but still have a functional space that meets our needs and feels comfortable. … more

Low Waste Flying
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My husband Ben has a job that requires him to fly often. He was getting frustrated by all the plastic generated on his trips, so there are some things he decided to bring on his trips to reduce the amount … more

Hygge Holiday in Belgium
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Ben and I recently planned a little trip to the country. We wanted to relax; spend time hiking and walking in nature; cook meals together; and just enjoy some time away from the city. We stayed in a beautifully renovated … more

Is it Inauthentic to Edit your Photos?
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There are always discussions around the “fakeness” of social media and Instagram – how it’s made up of perfectly composed images that crop out the ugly parts, people doing something just “for the gram”, only showing all the best parts … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps
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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to … more

Green Köln
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I’ve lived in Cologne, Germany for the last couple years. It’s not really a big travel destination unless you’re coming to see the Dom or for Karneval but it has some great places for conscious fashion and veg food! Here are … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer
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I’m late to the menstrual cup game; I had heard about them for quite a while before I actually tried one out. It’s too bad I waited so long, though, because I’m never going back!   Why I love using … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is … more

What’s in my Beach Bag
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  My beach/pool essentials: – Sunscreen is a must. I’m currently using Eco Cosmetics SPF 30, which is an okay sunscreen. The ingredients aren’t the best compared to other eco-friendly sunscreens, and I don’t like the feeling of it on – … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can … more

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