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 Dinner Party

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 dinner […]

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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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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, I believe that for our family eating a nutrient-dense diet full of plenty of plant foods and healthy fats is the best way to get most of what our bodies need. But there are a few instances […]

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