Even though grass is everywhere it’s actually terrible for the environment and takes too much time and money to maintain. However there are some sustainable, easy to care for, and beautiful lawn alternatives!
One of the best ways to reduce your waste and impact on your local waste system is to compost at home. Industrial composting comes with environmental costs that we often don’t think about. For example, collection vehicles make trips to pick up waste in a neighbourhood based on volume – … more
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, plus I love that they are growing in popularity as … more
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! (which I’m sure we can all benefit from during these … more
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 have so I’ll be doing a more in-depth post about … more
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 we were very successful! Getting furniture and home decor secondhand … more
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 into composting this year and I hope it helps … more
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 nice looking branches and put them in a jar with … more