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.
"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. "robert swan
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
I realized that I’ve been seriously neglecting my absolute favorite thing on this blog. Food! I love making it and eating it. So today’s post is all about my current favorite recipe that just happens to be vegetarian. (See previous post about how I’m trying to be more sustainable when it comes to food.) What… Continue reading My Favorite Recipe
I recently came across someone's blog about the Buy Nothing Project (unfortunately I don't remember who). I was immediately interested and then almost immediately disappointed that there isn't a project located in Lithuania. Not to be discouraged, I looked into starting one here, but I wasn't quite ready to invest the time necessary (It could… Continue reading Free Things!
Hey ladies! Let’s talk about your period. No one likes to carry around extra tampons in their purse. No one likes to waddle around in a pad like a wet diaper. No one likes to deal with the waste, or spend all that money every month. Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com The great news… Continue reading That Time of Month
Yes. Pun intended. Cheap, budget, low cost, used, thrifty, economical. All these words tend to have negative connotations. And it’s true... sometimes. Because sometimes when you go to the cheap route, you get low quality. This one is hard for me. There has only been about two years in our marriage that we haven’t had… Continue reading Cheap sheet