5 Easy, Realistic Ways to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree Needles

5 Easy, Realistic Ways to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree Needles

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.

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DIY Red Pepper Flakes for Zero Waste Spices

DIY Red Pepper Flakes for Zero Waste Spices

When it comes to food, I’m basically not happy unless I’m hiccuping, crying, and sweating at the same time… which makes me super fun to go on a date with.

The spicier the better, but spices can be a particular challenge for anyone trying to live a reduce waste lifestyle. Today on the blog I’m giving you a quick down and dirty DIY on how to make your own hot pepper flakes for a zero waste spice routine!

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Osana Mosquito Repellent Soap: An Honest Review

Osana Mosquito Repellent Soap: An Honest Review

Do mosquitoes eat you alive?

Do you spend the summers dressed like Kenny from South Park?

Has anyone ever thought your mosquito bites were chicken pox?

You’re in good company. And guess what? There’s hope. Click on through for an honest review of 6 days using Osana Bar’s Mosquito Repellent Soap!

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10 Ways An Herb Garden Will Help You Go Zero Waste

10 Ways An Herb Garden Will Help You Go Zero Waste

It ain’t easy goin’ green! But adapting to a zero waste or reduced plastic lifestyle can be easier and more fun with the help of some of your favorite herbs and a few pots.

10 Ways An Herb Garden Will Help You Go Zero Waste

You’ll even notice some of my “Edibles You Basically Cannot Kill” favorites on there!

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Lemony Red Sorrel Pesto Recipe

Lemony Red Sorrel Pesto Recipe

Pesto gets a creative update using red sorrel with this Lemony Red Sorrel Pesto recipe!

My favorite thing about growing red sorrel? You basically cannot kill it. And because of this, this is a recipe you’ll be able to enjoy throughout multiple seasons!

Here’s to hardy crops that require next to no watering and no pesticides!

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Southern Gardeners: 15 Edible Plants You Basically Cannot Kill

Southern Gardeners: 15 Edible Plants You Basically Cannot Kill

I have a confession to make: I am a garbage plant mom.

I’ve committed absolute monstrosities in the garden, some of which you’re about to read about. If it’s possible to do? I’ve done it.

Here’s my secret to deceiving people: I ONLY PLANT WINNERS.

Today on the blog: Southern Gardeners: 15 Edible Plants You Basically Cannot Kill.

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How to Plant a Bee Garden: DOs and DON'Ts

How to Plant a Bee Garden: DOs and DON'Ts

I really love the bees, and right now they really need our help. 

The US has seen an overall bee decline of approximately 23%. But there are things you can do to help!

Today on the blog: How to Plant a Bee Garden, complete with a list of DOs and DON'Ts... and some killer yard art. 

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