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!
I am very excited to share this item with you! Having switched to bar soaps in the shower, it can get tricky to find places to put them. Plus, they're slippery once you've used them and easily slide off the shelf. I've been thinking about how to solve this problem for quite some time, but… Continue reading Bar Soap Organizer
Finding out that one is pregnant comes with finding out all of the things that one should and shouldn't do. Don't eat this, take these supplements, do this exercise, don't drink alcohol, and be prepared for a lot of weird things to happen to your body. One of the symptoms of pregnancy is dry skin… Continue reading DIY Body Butter
Just over a year ago, I started this blog. I had grand visions of becoming a semi-business, making some extra money, etc. This didn't exactly happen as it was quite a bit more involved than I had anticipated. However, I'm happy with where I have landed so far. Anyway I decided it was time to… Continue reading Hair Care
A friend of mine was recently discussing what to do with corks in Vilnius. I threw a few into my compost pile, but I'll see after the winter how well they broke down. I discovered a few places to bring the corks for recycling, but decided there had to be something I could do with… Continue reading DIY Christmas Cork Decorations
We're all suffering from some CAD (Covid Affective Disorder) these days and instead of decorating for Christmas already, I decided to decorate with some autumn colors. With the help of Pinterest and inspiration from our beautiful city park, I gathered up some leaves to get started. Bernardinu Sodas After coming home with my collection of… Continue reading DIY Autumn Light Decorations
I have a love/hate relationship with plastic wrap. Sometimes it seems like it's the only thing that will get the job done, but then it is so obnoxious to handle! Living in Europe, they don't sell the stuff with the handy box with the serrated metal edge to cut it off, so it's even harder… Continue reading Reusable Food Wraps
One of the most challenging things about moving toward a plastic free life is the lack of snacking options...were you actually to ditch everything plastic. Since becoming expats we discovered that making the food that you can't get is a great option. It turns out it is also a great way to reduce plastic. The… Continue reading Sustainable Snacks
I realize that it's been over a month since I've posted! As a teacher, once September begins, my life gets crazy! So, rather than doing a full on post, I just wanted to write a bit about a few new sustainable things I've discovered recently. New thriftshop purchases I've wanted a jean jacket since high… Continue reading New Sustainable Discoveries
How to build your own compost from bed slats.