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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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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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Autumn Bucket List | Free Printable

Fall Bucket list

A beautiful Autumn day, strolling through a pumpkin patch while wearing a plaid scarf is probably every girl’s dream.  With cozy sweaters, steamy hot drinks, and spicy-sweet confections that warm up any chilly morning, it is easy to see why this season makes it to the top of almost everyone’s favorites list. I have to admit that […]

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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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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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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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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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Easy Tips to Reduce Your Waste // Zero-Waste Family

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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