Some people learn to like coffee while they're kids, not me. Some people learn to like coffee when they're in high school, no thanks. Starbucks has plenty of other fun drinks that I liked better. Some people learn to like coffee when they're in college. I was pretty proud of my planning skills that I… Continue reading My Coffee Journey
I wrote a long story of how I came to drink coffee, what an Aeropress is, and the other things we had to figure out but I’ve put it in a separate post so you don't have to scroll forever to get to the recipe. You’re welcome. You can read about it here if that… Continue reading Homemade Aeropress Latte
As summer is approaching, I was looking into buying our son a bucket hat from Vinted for our upcoming trip to the beach. He wears a baseball hat pretty well, but it doesn’t protect the back of his neck and ears. Back to Pinterest! The challenge was to find a pattern for babies. A challenge… Continue reading Jeans: Part 3
The tiny little baby shoes used a very small piece of the pants. I had been wanting a new wallet for a while since mine had been slowly deteriorating so I decided to try making one out of denim. It was not the most successful, but I am using it, so that has to count… Continue reading Jeans: Part 2
For some reason, my husband wears holes in the crotch of his jeans very quickly. He goes through multiple pairs a year. This means that I have a lot of denim fabric. I wasn't really interested in the usual denim projects...mainly tote bags, and I definitely won't be making a quilt. So here is the… Continue reading Jeans: Part 1
I had a jersey cotton dress that I would never wear. I wanted a jersey cotton hat. Back to Youtube I went. This time I followed the video from AmyFamily DIY. The cool thing about this hat is that there’s a hole in the top of it so if you’re like me and wear your… Continue reading Stretchy Slouch Hat
I had a bunch of boxes. I wanted a side table to put next to the chair in my son's room with a shelf for his books, a drawer for toys and a space on top to put my water bottle. Cardboard is great, but it's really quite flimsy. So after taking a look at… Continue reading Cardboard Side Table
As one might guess, having a child changes your priorities and the amount of time and effort that gets put into hobbies such as a sustainable blog. So I am rethinking my purpose, reason, and goals for this blog. It turns out that one must be far more outgoing and charismatic to create a community… Continue reading Plot Twist!
If you've been following my blog at all, you'll know that I love all things practical. Since I'm a mom now, what is more practical than being able to do my second hand shopping on my phone while breastfeeding? Ladies, gentlemen, and those who are in between, I bring you Vinted. With my first few… Continue reading Sustainable shopping
There you have it! We're expecting our first child this month! Having begun this sustainable lifestyle journey just over a year ago, this opens up a whole new category of sustainable products to explore. There are a few things that I've started already, but I'd love to hear if you have even more suggestions for… Continue reading Sustainably Pregnant!