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Which Witch Are You? Take the Quiz

What is a witch? The word “witch” derives from the Old English words “wicca” and “wicce” (masculine and feminine forms) This later became “wicche”, in …

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Introducing Wakeful, Wild, and Wise Memberships!

  What is the Wakeful, Wild & Wise Membership? The Wakeful, Wild, & Wise membership is a special place to be rooted in the natural …

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Natural Hospital Birth Tips

Are you planning a natural birth in a hospital? Planning and making sure that the facility where you will give birth honers your birth plan …

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Zero Waste Christmas with Kids

It’s here! It’s here! The holiday season is officially upon us, and this is a guide to an eco-friendly and low waste Christmas with kids. …

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Children’s Books for Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice is one of my favorite seasonal shifts to celebrate. It is a moment when the earth’s tilt causes the shortest day and …

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Elf On The Shelf Alternatives | Zero Waste Christmas

By now most people have heard of the scout elf- aka Elf on the Shelf. Long before I had my own children, I remember listening …

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How Do I Explain the True History of Thanksgiving to Kids?

This is something that I’ve struggled with… These days the Thanksgiving holiday is mostly about gathering with loved ones over an amazing meal while expressing …

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Natural Birth Hospital Tour & Birth Facility Questions

When I found out that I was expecting our first child I had a long, long list of questions prepared to ask both the midwife …

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Roasted Winter Veggie Bowls with Vegan Thanksgiving Stuffing and Gravy

Is there any meal where stuffing feels more at home than around Thanksgiving? I grew up eating stuffing as a side dish to our regular …

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Sustainable Outfits & Essentials | Fall & Winter

Fall is arguably the best season no matter where you live. The cooler temps, leggings, cozy knits, and flannels never fail to put a pep …

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Apple Cider Pumpkin Muffins

I quickly pulled this recipe together at the request of my 3-year-old who wanted Halloween flavored muffins for breakfast. I just happen to have ingredients …

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Gentle C-Section Birth Story

  I remember laying on the OR table thinking I wouldn’t tell anyone it turned out this way. “I’ll just pretend this didn’t happen.” I …

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Reverse Trick or Treat Halloween Cards

Have you heard about reverse trick-or-treating? Reverse trick-or-treating was launched by the organization Global Exchange with the goal of pressuring the major chocolate producers in …

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Conflict Foods: Chocolate & Sugar

Allow me to profess my imperfection. This ethically sourced basket feels a little wrong with this candy. Last weekend we went to a local event …

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Zero Waste Halloween Decor | Silhouette Stencil

If you’ve been looking for some spooky but class zero waste Halloween decor ideas this is one of my favorites. I used this as a …

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How This Non-Profit Health System is Reducing Waste

As more green-conscious communities have taken aim at reducing the amount of waste and overcoming the logistical challenges of managing waste, many are looking at …

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Plastic-free Parenting Older Kids: Guest Post by Maranda Miller

This is a guest post from my friend Maranda Miller who has been sharing her transition to lowering her waste with two children on Instagram. …

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6 Companies That Plant Trees for Little or No Money

Why are trees good for the planet? Trees absorb carbon dioxide and potentially harmful gasses and release oxygen. One large tree can supply a day’s …

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Zero Waste Plastic-free Bread Storage

How do I store bread without plastic? Any Ideas for zero waste bread storage? Pssst, let me tell you a little secret… I didn’t exactly …

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Medicinal and Magical Herbs for Beginners  

Herbs and their properties have been utilized to flavor food, to heal, and to transform environments for centuries. Brushing against lavender or smelling rosemary after …

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What is a CSA?| Guest Post by Amanda from Cluck It Farm

After posting on Instagram about Cluck It Farm who delivers our CSA share every Friday, I had a ton of questions about what a CSA …

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Zero Waste Dog | Guest Post by Naturally Tess

Are you curious about a Zero waste lifestyle with a dog?   We had a dog at the beginning of our transition to zero waste. …

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Crushing Myths About Waste | Guest Post by Dora Botta of Mamoradiary

Have you been trying to lower your impact or reduce waste? Maybe you’re finding it a bit confusing sorting out through all the buzzwords and …

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Natural Zero Waste Mouthwash | DIY & Buy

Have you been looking for a zero waste mouthwash? I have to admit, I myself do enjoy a minty fresh mouth first thing in the …

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8 Earth-friendly Children’s Books

  The other day I shared on Instastories a few books from our unit study for April. Since Earth Day is right around the corner …

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Zero Waste Foundation | DIY

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 …

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Zero Waste Mascara | DIY

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 …

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Zero Waste Pregnancy | Home Birth Kit

Last August I was blessed to give birth to our second son in the comfort of our own home. I had been a dreaming of …

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Zero Waste Pregnancy

Hey friends! I’ve had so many questions after my second zero waste pregnancy, that I thought I’d round them all up by category. I’ve also …

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Recipes & Remedies

Gluten-free Vegan Sugar Cookies with Icing

When I decided to try to make sugar cookies for Christmas, I got a little nervous the first time I gave it a try. Thankfully, …

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Cardamom and Basil Apple Cider

Autumn has absolutely taken over my heart. I love when the season turns cooler, crisp, and calmer. Newly chilly fall mornings are my favorite. I …

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Zero-Waste Dinner Party

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 …

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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 …

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Zero Waste Halloween Costumes to DIY

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 …

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Mindful Motherhood

Postpartum Herbal Bath | Zero Waste Pregnancy

I am in awe at this body that I was given. Mamas, we are amazing. Labor is hard work. I’m sure that you’ve heard it …

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DIY

Fall Coffee Drink recipes | At home

. 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. …

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DIY Natural Prenatal & Multi-Vitamin Tincture Recipe

***Please speak with your healthcare provider about your nutritional needs. I’m not a huge fan of taking supplements, I believe that for our family eating …

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DIY Zero Waste Belly & Body Butter Recipe

If you’ve ever been pregnant, you know the dread of feeling that first prickly itch. The only thing you want to do is scratch. “DON’T DO …

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Easy Tips for Reducing Waste

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 …

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Zero Waste Toothpaste | Toddler Safe

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 …

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Homemade 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 …

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Pro Secrets to Secondhand Shopping

I’ve been thrift-store shopping for as long as I can remember. It all started when I was little… my mom and Nana always shopped at …

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Recycling Without Losing Your Mind

Recycling less starts with bringing in even less packaging. It doesn’t matter how hard I try to reduce my waste and packaging, there will always …

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The Ultimate Guide to a Zero Waste Lifestyle: From Beginner to Pro

Are you a complete Zero Waste beginner? Have you been thinking about reducing your waste more and more lately? Have you been spending your time …

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