Tips for Including Kids In Your Eco Friendly Life

Imagine a world where Eco Friendly Living was normal because “that’s what my mom always did.” That dream is why I write this blog. My hope for my two boys is that their journey towards an eco-friendly lifestyle will be a simple journey, because I do the hard work for them on the front end.Continue reading “Tips for Including Kids In Your Eco Friendly Life”

Eco Friendly Minimalist: Bathroom Edition

Minimalism is often described as the answer to jam-packed closets, the overflowing junk drawer, or the hectic pile of boxes in the garage. But if you really want to evaluate whether or not you’re a true minimalist, head over to your bathroom. If your heart is really in it, your bathroom will easily follow suite,Continue reading “Eco Friendly Minimalist: Bathroom Edition”

Eco Friendly Holiday: Easter

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* Chocolate Bunnies… Plastic Eggs… Pastel-Colored Baskets… Stuffed Animals… Sales for these items will sky-rocket over the next couple of weeks, but here’s the million dollar question: what happens to them after Easter weekend? I think you already know the answer! (Hint: How many kids do youContinue reading “Eco Friendly Holiday: Easter”

Zero Waste Tip #12: Eye Makeup Remover

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 12. Stop buying eye makeup removers in plastic bottles or disposable wipes wrapped in plastic; instead, use coconut oil and reusable cotton rounds! Sometimes the zero waste swaps that you’re most hesitant to make end up being the ones you love the most! This was theContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #12: Eye Makeup Remover”

How to Stay Zero Waste When You’re Sick (or Living through a Pandemic)

Whether you’re quarantined at home with a virus or the flu, or you’ve just hunkered down in order to avoid all the community sick germs, how do you stay entertained and take care of your body without contributing to an overflowing trash bin? Here are a few ideas! *As an Amazon Associate I earn fromContinue reading “How to Stay Zero Waste When You’re Sick (or Living through a Pandemic)”

Zero Waste Tip #11: Wool Dryer Balls

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 11. Swap out your dryer sheets for wool dryer balls. Have you ever stopped to think about what ingredients are in those dryer sheets that you throw into every load of laundry? How about what happens to them once you’ve tossed them in the trash? Let’sContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #11: Wool Dryer Balls”

Eco Friendly Holiday: Valentine’s Day

One of the many things I love about my husband is that he refuses to buy store-bought cards. Not for birthdays, not for Christmas, not for Valentine’s day. How did we get to the point where we’d rather pay $5 for a pretty picture and cheesy words from a card company to show a lovedContinue reading “Eco Friendly Holiday: Valentine’s Day”

How to Step Up Your Recycling Game

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” – Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember Recycling is difficult and simple. It’s difficult because it requires a mental shift to take place in the individual, whereupon they begin to consciously retrainContinue reading “How to Step Up Your Recycling Game”

Zero Waste Tip #9: Responsible Minimizing

9. Let the dumpster be your final resort, and find creative ways to donate items when it’s time to part with them! I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve hauled a lot of stuff to the dumpster over the past few years. However, this is a critical lesson that ties into both zero wasteContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #9: Responsible Minimizing”

Zero Waste Tip #7: Reusable Water Bottles

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* 7. Say no to single-use plastic water bottles. There really is no excuse for this one, unless you live somewhere with literally no access to clean drinking water. When you think of waste pollution, the number one type of trash that most people think of isContinue reading “Zero Waste Tip #7: Reusable Water Bottles”