Laryngitis and losing your voice can throw a huge wrench into your routine., but fortunately you can find relief quickly and easily with a few simple ingredients.
Here are three holistic treatments that are natural and chemical free, the perfect solutions for those striving for a zero waste life.Read More
My mom is the original “upcycler”. She can turn mushy leftovers into culinary delights, old t-shirts into kid’s clothes, broken toys into newfound playthings.
In honor of my momma, I’ve rounded up 15 Upcycled Gifts Every Mom Will Love!
Why upcycled? Because upcycling is the process of turning old things into raw materials for something new and even cooler. It’s way more eco-friendly and sustainable than simply buying something new, plus there’s just that “cool factor” that comes with the creativity involved!Read More
It’s official: CompostNow is coming to Charleston!
What’s CompostNow? A group that offers residential compost collection! They provide the bins, you fill ‘em, they cart them away every week.
They gave me a trial run and I’M OBSESSED. Today on the blog, 11 reasons I’ll be keeping my CompostNow subscription, even though I already have my own compost heap.Read More
Are you struggling with an out-of-control high electric bill? So was I, dear reader. There were a lot of tears and swearing involved back when I got that first astronomical power bill almost 5 years ago, but I quickly knocked that number back to something more reasonable and budget friendly.
Let’s save you some money and save the planet. How I took more than $400 off my monthly electric bill, after the jump!Read More
When you’re trying to eat local and organic, it helps to pinch pennies which means buying what’s in season and cheaper but also using every single bit of those veggies and fruits.
Which is exactly why we’re delving into the 5 food items that can be used to help you preserve your perishables and eliminate food waste and how to use them.Read More
Turns out, I love some self-care. I not only love it, I’m now constantly looking for little ways to squeeze more into my daily routine… including trashing my Valentine’s Day bouquet to make a DIY rose and Meyer lemon salt scrub, much to my boyfriend’s confusion.
Ready to upcycle your Valentine’s Day bouquet into a relaxing DIY Rose and Meyer Lemon Salt Scrub? Ready to relax and enjoy softer, healthier skin without washing toxic chemicals down the drain? Let’s do this.Read More
Kitchen and bathroom waste can cause serious issues for zero waste living, but fortunately the loofah or luffa gourd is your eco-friendly solution.
Who knew loofahs were such sustainable living superstars?Read More
Wondering what to do with your old Christmas tree? You can always compost or donate it, but let’s take a creative approach to waste… Why not upcycle it?!
Today I’m going to show you how to upcycle your Christmas Tree into a gorgeous spring table runner.
Save some money, learn how to think outside the box about waste, and break that West Elm addiction!Read More
As I mentioned before, the real versus artificial Christmas tree environmental impact debate 100% hinges on the assumption that you are treating your Christmas tree as a single use disposable item.
Here are 5 ways to easily upcycle the needles from your Christmas tree that will allow you to get just a little more out of your ole holiday decoration.Read More
All our arguments about which is more eco-friendly, an artificial or natural Christmas tree, are predicated on the idea that your Christmas tree is a single use, disposable item. Here’s the reality: there are a million ways to upcycle your Christmas tree. Today, we’re staring with DIY Christmas Tree Vinegar CleanerRead More
Orange garlands are one of my favorite zero waste Christmas decorations. They’re beautiful, they smell amazing, and they’re compostable, assuming you use plant-based twine and thread. But isn’t it a shame to only use them as a decoration and then throw them out? Guess what, there are actually a number of ways to upcycle your dried orange garland! Waste not, want not, y’all!Read More