Zero Waste Plastic-free Bread Storage

Zero waste plastic free bread storage

How do I store bread without plastic? Any Ideas for zero waste bread storage? Pssst, let me tell you a little secret… I didn’t exactly have an answer to the questions around zero waste bread until recently. You see, I gave up gluten for like, 3 years because of health issues. And just before I […]

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Medicinal and Magical Herbs for Beginners  

Herbs and their properties have been utilized to flavor food, to heal, and to transform environments for centuries. Brushing against lavender or smelling rosemary after it rains, one could see how easily herbs tickle the senses. With their intoxicating aroma and delicate beauty, herbs are nothing short of magical. Hunter-gatherer tribes would have had to […]

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What is a CSA?| Guest Post by Amanda from Cluck It Farm

zero waste lifestyle CSA

After posting on Instagram about Cluck It Farm who delivers our CSA share every Friday, I had a ton of questions about what a CSA is. I’d dreamed of buying into a CSA farm share for a few years. When we moved to Las Vegas and realized that the growing season never really ended and […]

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Zero Waste Dog | Guest Post by Naturally Tess

Zero waste lifestyle dog

Are you curious about a Zero waste lifestyle with a dog?   We had a dog at the beginning of our transition to zero waste. I remember that trying to keep the trash to a minimum with a pet companion was a challenge. I’d had our beloved pooch since I was a teen and she […]

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Crushing Myths About Waste | Guest Post by Dora Botta of Mamoradiary

Zero waste myths

Have you been trying to lower your impact or reduce waste? Maybe you’re finding it a bit confusing sorting out through all the buzzwords and marketing tactics aimed at ‘green living’. I did too. So I asked my friend Dora from Mamoradiary to help me out. She does an incredible job of comparing the overall […]

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Natural Zero Waste Mouthwash | DIY & Buy

Zero waste mouth wash

Have you been looking for a zero waste mouthwash? I have to admit, I myself do enjoy a minty fresh mouth first thing in the morning. So, after looking for zero waste and natural toothpaste options a few years ago, I wanted to switch to a natural mouthwash too. Like the toothpaste quest, I played […]

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8 Earth-friendly Children’s Books

  The other day I shared on Instastories a few books from our unit study for April. Since Earth Day is right around the corner I thought for sure I wouldn’t be the only mom to be giddy with excitement when reading a book about our environmental impact to my kids. And to my delight, […]

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Zero Waste Foundation | DIY

Zero waste make up

It’s really hard to even know what is safe to use and what is greenwashed these days. Makeup is one thing I’ve found to be especially difficult to find within my budget. As a solution, I started making my own makeup about four years ago and one of the first products that I tried was […]

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Zero Waste Mascara | DIY

Zero Waste Mascara

DIY Mascara is one of the hardest recipes I’ve ever attempted to make. This post came dangerously close to being titled, 6 Ways to Totally Screw Up DIY Mascara. Thankfully, I finally figured out the right ingredients and ratios to make this mascara surprisingly close to what I was used to buying already. About 2 years before […]

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Zero Waste Pregnancy | Home Birth Kit

Last August I was blessed to give birth to our second son in the comfort of our own home. I had been a dreaming of a home birth for years, even before the birth of our first son. It was an amazing experience that I would do over and over again. One huge benefit (among […]

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