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

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 πŸ˜…). These are my must-have baby items that we use almost every day. I hope this roundup is … more

How Quality Saves you Money

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

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality

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

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

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

Plastic Free July

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

Why I’m Not Zero Waste

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

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps

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 postΒ about switching to … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer

I’m late to the menstrual cup game. I’d heard about them for quite a while before actually trying one out – admittedly they can be a little intimidating. It’s too bad I waited so long though, because I’m never going … more