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20 swaps to love.

We are almost through Plastic Free July, so I’m sharing some of my favorite, more sustainable alternatives to everyday items. If you’re looking to start a low-waste journey of your own and switch to more eco-friendly products, here are 20 swaps my own family has incorporated into our lives: Great things are done by a …

Bulk shopping 101

Alright, friends. Get your mason jars ready. Like many things in life, the first time we try something new can be awkward, or even a little uncomfortable. We all know that feeling of not wanting to seem unprepared, or not wanting to appear ignorant, or even just not wanting to change our routine. And if …

What slow living is NOT.

You’re busy. You have a life. But slow is for you, despite how it sounds on the surface. Sometime it is easier to find understanding in something when we can see what that thing is not. Slow living is NOT: Doing everything slowly. It’s about doing things at the proper pace; the pace that feels …

The ethical closet.

If sustainability is something you’re interested in, fashion can be a tricky subject… I never want to feel like I’m encroaching on anyone’s freedom to express themselves through their wardrobe; in fact I encourage it! But I also feel compelled to share some of the things I’ve learned about filling my own closet with more …

Baby step: the Trash Audit.

Slow living and sustainability go hand-in-hand simply because of the fact that when we bring awareness to how we live and the actions we take, we start to care about their effects and strive to do better with joy. So your first teeny tiny waste-reduction baby step is awareness. Pay attention to what you throw …

Sustainability, incarnate.

When I hear the word sustainability, I get two very distinctive mental pictures… The first is a warm, sunny Saturday morning, where as the dew on the lush grass begins to disappear, a thin, attractive woman rides by on her bicycle, in linen shorts with a big floppy hat and a basket full of fresh …

Hello, slow.

Slow living:exploring the world, and your own reaction to it, at your own speed. Slow living:doing things at the proper speed, with intention. Like you, dear reader, I have recently found myself in the unusual predicament of having a moment…Having a moment to myself, having a moment of uncertainty, having a moment of panic, and …


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