Decluttering, Mindful Kids, Parenting and Relationships, Minimalism, Zero Waste Living

Must have items for your minimalist baby registry (that also happen to be eco-friendly)

A huge thank you to pip & grow for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.  As a new parent, it can be hard (not to mention overwhelming) to sort through the hundreds of items we’re told we “need” in order to raise a baby. You may find yourself asking “what do I really… Read More Must have items for your minimalist baby registry (that also happen to be eco-friendly)

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A master guide for a zero waste period: the what, the why, and the how (with a FAQ section)

Menstruation and zero waste often don’t go hand in hand – at least not with conventional disposable products. But unless you’re into free bleeding (and some are!), you use something every cycle.  When I first started my period (20-some years ago), the options I was aware of were disposable tampons and pads. Both, which I… Read More A master guide for a zero waste period: the what, the why, and the how (with a FAQ section)

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6 Tips for a Zero Waste Picnic and BBQ (with an itemized checklist)

Ahh, summer in the northern hemisphere. Sun, blue skies, and picnics/BBQs. And I’m going to guess, if you’re like my family, and since COVID, we’ve been having a lot more (socially distanced) picnics and BBQs with family and friends – as that’s one way we can all get together safely. However, not only are picnics… Read More 6 Tips for a Zero Waste Picnic and BBQ (with an itemized checklist)

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Making the Case for Eco-Friendly Reusables (during a time they’re the enemy)

In the era of COVID-19, we’ve been seeing a lot of headlines and regulations against reusable items. Coffee shops not accepting reusable mugs, bulk bins being shut down, retailers not accepting reusable bags. And for good reason: the COVID-19 virus is scary and with it being super contagious, no one wants to take any chances. … Read More Making the Case for Eco-Friendly Reusables (during a time they’re the enemy)