This post may contain affiliate links, please read my disclosure for more information. Thank you for supporting our green mission! The best way to make permanent changes in your habits is to make gradual, small changes. Think of habits like crash diets. What happens when you decide you are going to cut out all sugar,… Read More Step into the New Year Being Green! Easy Changes for your Daily Routine
SANTA AND REINDEER AND GARLANDS GALORE. I’ll be honest, Thanksgiving to me is just the beginning of Christmas. Once that meal ends I am officially allowed by the husband to begin my Christmas decorating in the house. I start begging on November 1st when Halloween is over. He spends the next few weeks reining me… Read More Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree
When I was growing up, my mom was, for the most part, a stay at home mom. She had a part time job doing upholstery, but it was really only out of a passion for redoing antique furniture than for extra income. My dad was the one that worked full time. While he made a… Read More Why My Closet is Only Consignment
As you review your daily habits to help thicken your wallet and decrease your environmental impact, there are a few golden changes that an immediate huge payoff. Using a reusable water bottle and ditching the single use plastic is one of those. Even though the large majority of Americans have easy access to clean drinking… Read More Save Over $1,000 a Year with One Easy Change
In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists and over 1,700 other independent scientists published the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity. On the 25th anniversary, a second warning has now been published. In the original warning, scientists noted concern about damage on planet Earth such as ozone depletion, freshwater availability, marine life depletion, ocean dead zones,… Read More A Second Warning to Humanity
As I have touched on before, to make a true impact on the world you need to change your mentality. Yes, recycling is important but reducing your consumption upfront is crucial. At the end of the day you can try to reduce as much as you possibly can but realistically the world we live in… Read More What are B Corps?
The minimalist lifestyle has exploded lately. Competitions of owning the least amount of items possible have practically become a cult initiation, due in part to the popularity of The Minimalists (documentary, podcast, and blog) and Marie Kondo’s KonMari method. The message for both of these mindsets is to live with less and only have objects… Read More Minimalism: Yay? Nay?