Pumpkin Purée Recipe | Reuse Your Jack-O-Lantern

It’s that special time of year when many of us dutifully ensure that our pantries are stocked with the essential ingredient needed to get our seasonal pumpkin fix: Pumpkin Purée. Everything from pies and muffins to soup and chili, pumpkin becomes a staple in most homes during the cooler months.   I remember one year, while […]

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Zero Waste Halloween Costumes to DIY

It’s official. Halloween is right around the corner. This festive Fall holiday is absolutely one of my favorites, despite the fact that it has evolved into a very wasteful event (I’m talking about you, candy wrappers). Now, when it comes to picking out Halloween costumes, there is no shortage of polyester, nylon, and plastic options available. […]

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Postpartum Herbal Bath | Zero Waste Pregnancy

I am in awe at this body that I was given. Mamas, we are amazing. Labor is hard work. I’m sure that you’ve heard it compared to a marathon, and it’s true. It is physically exhausting but the reward, in the end, is so worth it. And like a marathon (a triathlon in my opinion, but […]

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Fall Coffee Drink recipes | At home

Zero waste coffee

. I love coffee (and tea) as much as the next mom but what I don’t love is the waste that disposable coffee cups produce. Did you know that: Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day or equivalent to 146 billion cups of coffee per year, making the United States the leading consumer […]

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DIY Natural Prenatal & Multi-Vitamin Tincture Recipe

zero waste vitamin

***Please speak with your healthcare provider about your nutritional needs. I’m not a huge fan of taking supplements, what many of us know as “vitamins”. Many of them are overpriced, over packaged and overhyped. I believe in eating a nutrient dense diet full of plenty of plant foods. But there are a few instances when […]

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DIY Zero Waste Belly & Body Butter Recipe

zero waste body butter

If you’ve ever been pregnant, you know the dread of feeling that first prickly itch. The only thing you want to do is scratch. “DON’T DO IT!”, you think to yourself. Before you know it, you’re frantically tapping, rubbing, and swirling your hand over the skin on your side belly trying to get some relief without […]

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Easy Tips for Reducing Waste

Every now and again I think back to our days before we adopted a zero-waste lifestyle. I would be mortified if I told you how quickly our trash can used to fill up. With packaging wrapped around everything from produce to single serving sizes, our planet doesn’t stand a chance if all 7.5 billion of […]

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Zero Waste Toothpaste | Toddler Safe

For the past few years, I’ve tried an astonishing number of DIY toothpaste recipes. With my husband the biggest critic of oral care products and my picky toddler, I had whipped up quite a challenge for myself. Thank goodness, I like a challenge. It can be hard to make the switch to natural toothpaste especially […]

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Homemade Ketchup Recipe

Everyone loved this Easy Homemade Ketchup recipe…. And by everyone I mean my husband and toddler. Last week while planning our families meals, my husband said that he had a hankering for some classic American burgers. To which I replied, “Oh, I have a great black bean burger recipe that I’ve been dying to try again!” […]

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Pro Secrets to Secondhand Shopping

Walking into the City Opera Thrift Shop in New York City is purely intoxicating. The racks packed with clothing and the shelves brimming with stock, the smell of vintage leather dances inside your body with every breath. As I saunter over to the wall of vintage fur coats, I run my finger over the keys […]

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