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!
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
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
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
Part of getting into a sustainable mindset is thinking of unique solutions to a problem. Here are three ways that I crocheted a solution to my problem. One problem I encountered was that my Fitbit band kept breaking. I went through several of them a week! After coming across some bracelet patterns on Ravelry (the… Continue reading Sustainable Crochet Solutions