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An Eco-Conscious Easter

Last year Easter was just a few weeks before I really jumped into low waste living. As I looked back at photos I cringe a little (okay a lot.) I wasted so many resources. I am making it up this year by not only changing my habits but hopefully influencing others to see how their… Continue reading An Eco-Conscious Easter

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Our First Garden

I'm a daydreamer because I have always been a book reader. When I was younger I read "The Secret Garden" and ever since I knew one day I wanted a big garden with lots of roses and vines growing up walls. That dream hasn't changed but the garden I did create as an adult is… Continue reading Our First Garden

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Minimalist Gift Guide

The best gifts we can give others are thoughtful, meaningful or useful. We can search stores and stand in long lines for deals but most of those gifts end up not used, given away, or even trashed. We can do some simple out side of the box thinking to make gift giving easy, all while… Continue reading Minimalist Gift Guide

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7 Ways to Cut down on Christmas Waste

It's officially December! Which means Halloween costumes are hung up, Thanksgiving leftovers are gone and we can put up our trees without being judged! Christmas is the time of kindness, giving and spreading joy which are all some of my favorite things to be on the giving or receiving end. But, did you know, we… Continue reading 7 Ways to Cut down on Christmas Waste

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How to Break Free From Household Plastic

As we start I want to remind you, this isn't about throwing away all your products to buy new fancy items. Take things slow, buy as needed, and don't feel the need to be perfect and overwhelm yourself. You can check out one of my previous blog posts, Biggest Zero Waste Mistakes, this will give… Continue reading How to Break Free From Household Plastic

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Vegan Starter Tips

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

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Biggest Zero Waste Mistakes

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