How We (Almost) Furnished Our Whole House Without Buying Anything New

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I recently posted a video showing the process of moving into our new house and trying to furnish and decorate it as sustainably as we could. One way we did this was getting as much as possible secondhand, and overall … more

Benefits of Slowing Down

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Daily life is increasingly fast-paced with more work and life demands plus the mental energy it takes being always connected through our phones and social media. Additionally consumption has sped up and we’ve been seeing an increase in cheap, disposable … more

How Quality Saves you Money

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Since trying to live more sustainably and consciously I’ve had to re-learn the way I view price and budgets. Before I would go with whatever the lower-priced option was but now I’ve learned that it’s not always actually cheaper. This … more

My PCOS Journey & How I Got Rid Of My Symptoms Naturally

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This post is different than the topics I typically cover, however I wanted to share my experience with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) because after being diagnosed I found hearing and reading the experiences of other women with PCOS to be … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality

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One of the best ways to shop more sustainably is by buying good quality pieces. Not only will they last you longer and save the waste, energy, and resources needed to replace them, but even if you stop needing the … more

Everything you Need to Know about Composting in Any Space

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I am so excited to share this guest post with you! Originally written by Laura Durenberger for her blog, The Mindful Mom Blographer, she’s put together an incredibly comprehensive guide to all things compost. It’s definitely inspired me to get … more

“Green” Date Ideas ๐Ÿ’š

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In celebration of Valentines Day, here are some eco-friendly ways to spend time with your special someone. Personally I much prefer spending time together than giving gifts, and not only are these great lower-impact dates but they also can be … more

Tidying Up Responsibly

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After Marie Kondo’s hit Netflix show Tidying Up launched this year, people around the world have been asking themselves if their stuff “sparks joy” and decluttering the items that don’t. While I love that the show has inspired people to … more

30 Ideas for a Greener 2019

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Heading into a new year I always think it’s great to have a mix of goals/resolutions including personal, career, relationship, and also things you can do to reduce your impact. So here are some ideas of things you might want … more

Giving Quality Over Quantity

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Our consumerist society is amplified during the holidays and unfortunately it seems like consumption has become the focus of the season. Events require new outfits, festive-ness is measured by how many decorations you have, it seems like parties have to … more

Green Gift Guide

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Since we’re getting into the holiday season โ„ here are some of my gift ideas to shop consciously and support some amazing brands!This gift guide contains both North American and European based companies, but most ship internationally. Also almost everything … more

Plastic Free July

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I’m doing the Plastic Free July challenge again! I’ve already talked about why I’m not zero waste, but I still think challenges can be a great way to learn and try out new things. Especially with our recent move back … more