50+ “Green Friday” Sales

I have mixed feelings toward Black Friday/Cyber Monday week; while I dislike the crazy consumerism aspect, it’s also a great time to save some money and, especially this year, budgets are tighter so shopping during this time can be very … more

GREEN GIFT GUIDE – 25 Sustainable Gift Ideas for Everyone on your List

The annual green gift guide is here! As always I’ve compiled a variety of sustainable and ethical gift ideas so you can not only give thoughtful presents, but also have a lighter impact on the planet. There are options for … more

Baby/Toddler Fall & Winter Capsule Wardrobe

Capsule wardrobes are great for babies and kids! They allow you to have a small number of pieces that you can mix and match for a variety of outfit combinations and since little ones grow so quickly having a limited … more

How to Throw a Zero Waste, Socially Distanced Party

If you look up anything about having a socially distant, covid-safe party, there’s plastic everywhere. So when planning a small gathering for my daughter’s birthday I wanted to see if I could keep it plastic free. Here’s what I learned … more

Why You Should Join a Local Freecycle Group (or How to Start One)!

Have you heard of Freecycle/Buy Nothing groups? They are an amazing way to get things you need (for free!) and easily pass on items you no longer need to people who can use them. It’s incredibly sustainable and budget friendly, … more

Simple Swaps To Reduce Your Impact (and Save Money!)

You’ve probably already got your water bottle and reusable coffee cup, but here are 10 other swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic waste and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you quite a bit of money! … more

12 Comforting Pantry-Recipes

Since many of you are hopefully self-isolating and it can be hard to easily get fresh produce, here are some of my favorite plant-based recipes which use ingredients found in your pantry or freezer. West African Peanut Soup – Cookie … more

Review: Bumbleride Era Stroller

A stroller was definitely the item I spent the most time researching – we had a lot of functional requirements PLUS I wanted something eco-conscious. After our plan to get one secondhand didn’t work out, I was actually surprised with … more

Sustainable, 2hand, & Minimal Nature-Themed Nursery

Before moving into and getting our new house ready (you can watch both the process and final house tour) I got the most questions and interest in what we’re doing with the nursery and what kinds of cooking/dining stuff we … more

Eco-Friendly Baby Must-Haves

Our little one is almost 2 months now (everyone says time flies but it really feels like the blink of an eye ๐Ÿ˜…). These are my must-have baby items that we use almost every day. I hope this roundup is … more

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

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

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