Let's face it, food is the most crucial part of our life. We need food to live and we need the right food to be healthy. We spend a good part of our week planning meals, budgeting for groceries & going to the grocery store not to mention all the cooking and cleaning that follows.… Continue reading How I feed my family of 6 on $80 A week
The past few months I have been really diving into going zero waste, and I've realized just how challenging it can be to break free from certain things. Especially when you're trying to lead kids and a stubborn boyfriend with you. When everyone isn't fully on board it can tend to pull you out of… Continue reading Zero Waste Camping
Two months ago, I had a strong urge to go camping. Life was frustrating I was overly exhausted & burnt out, so I wanted a relaxing getaway. I planned some days off of work not knowing where I was going yet and decided to take just my oldest. He is the “easiest” kid as far… Continue reading Florida State Parks
Over the past couple months I've really started assessing my purchases as a consumer. I not only make sure what I buy has real value to my life but also, I have been taking note how items I would normally buy are packaged. I really started seeing the bigger picture on how much waste must… Continue reading Happiness & Stuff
It's been four months since I posted why I was (attempting) to go vegan. As expected, I've failed. There were some days where I ate only vegan foods all day but, most others included things like eggs, cheese, and butter. I can proudly say I have really cut down on my actual meat consumption -… Continue reading Vegan Starter Tips
As I dive into the zero waste community I notice some trends, trends that aren't so zero waste. People get wrapped up in the excitement of a new lifestyle they believe in but sometimes stray from the main concept. Straying is normal in any part of life, as long as you hope back on track… Continue reading Biggest Zero Waste Mistakes
This seems to be a hot topic in the zero waste community. After reading other opinions and gathering my own thoughts from my personal life I came to a conclusion. Yes, a zero waste life is indeed a privilege. I hear some advocates now yelling at me through their screens "No way! Zero waste is… Continue reading Is A Zero Waste Lifestyle A Privilege?