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
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 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
As a teenager, I didn't start shaving for quite some time and I didn't even know about the alternatives for an even longer time. Upon seeing my razor bumpy legs, a well meaning pedicurist asked if I also wanted to get my legs waxed. I quickly declined because it sounded like an extremely painful experience, … Continue reading Sugaring
With all of our stores closed, I finally ordered from vandenyne.lt. It’s a Lithuanian environmentally friendly cosmetics shop that popped up on my Facebook one day. I ordered deodorant, face wash, and a new brand of shampoo bar. It was delivered quickly and with the cutest business card that’s printed on seed paper!! I think … Continue reading New products!
I grew up using all sorts of chemicals and non-natural things all around me. In fact, I always kind of thought the people who were insisting on getting organic and natural things were a bit kooky. However, there came a turning point in my life when I switched to natural toothpaste. The original reason for … Continue reading Sustaining your teeth
This plant isn’t very familiar to me coming from the Pacific Northwest part of the U.S. But I’m learning that there is a wide variety of uses for this plant. You can eat it, wear it, built with it, fight with it, cook with it, even make an instrument from it! Photo by Toni Cuenca … Continue reading Bamboo