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

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

Giving Quality Over Quantity

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

Plant Based Recipes for the Holidays

Reducing meat and animal products is a great way to be more sustainable during the holidays. These are 7 plant based food ideas which are both delicious and festive:   Mulled Wine A steaming glass of spicy mulled wine is … more

Minimalist Christmas Decorations

This holiday season keep it green by using natural and re-purposed materials in your decorations. Here’s 5 easy DIY projects that are festive, minimalist, and sustainable. Wintery Branches You will need: branches jar salt string/yarn a fork scissors Find some … more

Minimalism & Gift Giving – How to Talk to Friends & Family about Unwanted Gifts

What do you do if you’re trying to live sustainably or minimally but your family or friends love giving presents? This can be a difficult topic and conversation to have. Gift giving a certain way can become a tradition for … more