Recipes

DIY Zero Waste Foundation Recipe

DIY Homemade foundation recipe

Buying toxic-free, ethical, sustainable, and eco-friendly products can be a headache sometimes. 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 […]

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DIY 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 […]

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Zero-waste Homemade Toothpaste | Toddler safe

zero waste toddler safe toothpaste recipe

  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 […]

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Hairspray Recipe

Hairspray is essential to my regular beauty routine. While I may only use it a few times a week, it is still one thing that I do not care to live without. Because without hairspray, my messy mom bun ends up looking a little too messy. Beauty products tend to be the area I struggle […]

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Sugar Cookies and Icing | Zero-waste . Gluten-free . Vegan

Zero-waste Vegan gluten free sugar cookies and frosting

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan, Christmas sugar cookies with easy natural frosting. Made with natural and easy to find zero waste ingredients. Baking is not my strong point. So when I decided to try making sugar cookies for Christmas, I got a little nervous the first time I gave it a try. I can easily […]

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Easy Homemade Ketchup Recipe

Zerowaste homemade natural 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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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 in […]

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Tea Latte Recipes | Chai | Matcha | Lavender | Rose

Milk Tea Latte Recipes | Chai | Matcha | Lavender | Rose I think that we can agree that hot beverages are having a moment. Ummm, hello October! Foamy creamy, and heavy on the warm, cozy, and comforting, there are few things better than a hot steamy tea latte. Or, if you are a coffee […]

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Starbucks Fall Coffee Drink Recipes | At home

Starbucks fall coffee recipes

Starbucks Fall Coffee Drink recipes | At home International Coffee Day is September 29th and many of our favorite coffee houses will be serving up some delicious treats to celebrate. 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 […]

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All-Natural Remineralizing Spirulina Toothpaste

                  All-Natural Remineralizing Spirulina Toothpaste The first time I thought about whipping up my own toothpaste was one afternoon while searching for a healthier and natural alternative. After a frustrating series of searches, running from store to store, and comparing products on Amazon, I was not able […]

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