Natural Zero Waste Mouthwash | DIY & Buy

Zero waste DIY natural mouthwash

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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Zero Waste Pregnancy

Zero waste pregnancy

Hey friends! I’ve had so many questions after my second zero waste pregnancy, that I thought I’d round them all up by category. I’ve also had questions for our home birth story and natural birth tips which will be coming soon. In the meantime, let’s start from the beginning… Prenatal Supplements I have an entire post […]

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Gluten-free Vegan Sugar Cookies with Icing

When I decided to try to make sugar cookies for Christmas, I got a little nervous the first time I gave it a try. Thankfully, I have one trick up my sleeve that I pull out every year…. My Nana’s Christmas sugar cookie recipe! My Nana’s recipes are famous for being easy. Since I’ve had […]

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Cardamom and Basil Apple Cider

Autumn has absolutely taken over my heart. I love when the season turns cooler, crisp, and calmer. Newly chilly fall mornings are my favorite. I love how the sun seems to wait just a little longer to begin the day. The still and quite of the early morning hangs in the balance just a little […]

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Zero-Waste Holiday Dinner | Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when we start diligently planning our Holiday celebrations… Or, at least planning to start planning them by creating a holiday Pinterest board… Holiday meal prep can be terrifying, exhausting, and a little bit exhilarating all at the same time. While I used to spend the time leading up to Thanksgiving […]

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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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