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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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Pro Secrets for Secondhand Shopping

Secondhand shopping

    Walking into the City Opera Thrift Shop in New York City is purely intoxicating. The racks packed with clothing and the shelves brimming with stock, the smell of vintage leather dances inside your body with every breath. As I saunter over to the wall of vintage fur coats, I run my finger over […]

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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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Summer Activities for Kids of All Ages

Summer Activities for kids

Summer Bucket List Activities for Busy Kids   It’s officially Summer and the time of year for fun activities, adventure, and air conditioning. A short while back I was inspired by a Summer Bucket List post on the blog, A Dash of Mum. So, this past week my toddling boy and I headed outside to celebrate the […]

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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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The Good Light

Living on the West Coast grants me the most beautiful sunsets. Just out our front door is a spectacular dance every evening between the Sun and the Mountain. Bronson has grown accustomed to climbing just outside the door to watch the last few minutes of the day as the Mountain swallows up the Sun. This time […]

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Best of 2016

Birth announcement

Can you believe that 2017 is here? A new year always makes me excited for a fresh start with new goals and exciting projects. Plus of course, looking back at the past year for smiles and memories.  2016 started off with a bang earlier than expected. Baby Bronson landed earth side on the 21st of […]

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