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Recycling Without Losing Your Mind

My New Year’s resolution is to recycle less, and that starts with bringing in even less packaging than before. It doesn’t matter how hard I try to reduce my waste and packaging, there will always be something that I am going to need to recycle. This past July, China announced a foreign waste ban on […]

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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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Zero-Waste Holiday Meal Prep

zero waste thanksgiving Christmas holiday meal prep

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 just about every mom spends the time leading up to […]

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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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Thrifty Halloween Costumes to DIY This Year

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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Mom Uniform | Transition to Fall

Fall Outfit Updates

Easy Outfit Updates to Transition your Mom Uniform to Fall Frump. Frump is something many of us moms fight on a daily basis. Much like a picky eater, a strong-willed child, or a two-year-old, it is a daily battle. We wear the same leggings, nursing tanks, or t-shirts. All of them stained from spit up, last […]

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Zero-Waste Food Storage

Zero-waste food storage

Leftovers never looked so good! Say goodbye to old, warped Tupperware, ill-fitting lids, and flimsy plastic sandwich bags with these sleek zero-waste food storage options. I get quite a few questions about food storage in the fridge, freezer, or even on the go. Not using things like plastic wrap, aluminum foil, plastic zip bags, and […]

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Medicinal & Magical Herbs // Remedies & Energies

Natural herb remedies

Easy Natural Remedies & Impressive Benefits Of 5 Common Herbs Herbs and their properties have been utilized to flavor food, to heal, and to transform environments for centuries. Walking through a lavender field at twilight, one could see how easily the herb tickles the senses. With its intoxicating aroma and its delicate beauty, it is […]

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9 Natural Summer Beauty Essentials

I recently read an article that featured celebrity makeup artist and natural beauty expert, Katey Denno. In it, she confessed that there are over 10,000 toxic ingredients in most everyday cosmetics, hair product, and skin creams. She continued to say, “Unless they’re saying ‘non-toxic,’ or ‘safe’ or ‘clean,’ 80 percent of the time they’re containing at least one […]

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Ditch Your Bottled Water + A Trendy Alternative

Zero-waste water

It’s a common misunderstanding that bottled water is the safer option for drinking water. After all, bottled water companies have spent a lot of time and money creating campaigns that promise nothing. Many people also make the mistake in assuming that most plastic bottles get recycled. Then, assuming that no harm is being done to the environment, right? […]

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