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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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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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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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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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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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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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