Family

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

DIY

Low Waste Kitchen

I tend to spend a lot of my home time in the kitchen. Children require a lot of meals, which really makes me dread the teenage years even more...at least they will be able to make their own food, right? Grocery shopping is one of (in my opinion) the most important ways to reduce waste… Continue reading Low Waste Kitchen

Family

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

Family

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

Daily Blog Post

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

Daily Blog Post

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

Family, Reviews

Florida State Parks

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