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Earth Day in COVID-19 Reality

If you’ve been around the blog for a bit, you know I’m team #earthdayeveryday, but I still love celebrating our home extra on April 22 each year. I love the collective support that comes from people of all forms to take a moment to appreciate Mama Earth. This Earth Day, though, looks very different than…

What’s Your Season?

Over the last couple years, I have been honing in on my personal style while also maintaining a conscious closet. I typically gravitate to more neutral colors because they are easy to mix and match, but I’ve been wanting to add some color in. To help ensure I would love every piece of clothing, I…

5 Misconceptions About the Sustainability Movement

My relationship with being a more conscious consumer started about six years ago when I learned about animal testing with cosmetics, and my eyes have been open since. I began buying cruelty-free everything – makeup, shower products, cleaning supplies. Then I started thinking about other parts of life’s bigger picture, too. I began utilizing my…

Giftless Gift Guide

Holidays and birthdays are such joyous times. If we’re lucky, we get to come together with those we love most and want to show them how much we love them, usually with the perfect gift. Sometimes that creates a lot of pressure! What if you’re shopping for an aspiring minimalist? Or oppositely, the person who…

3 Easy Beauty DIYs Using Only Two Ingredients

Back in the day, I was making my own beauty products (mainly lotions and such), and I’m really happy to be getting back into this craft. There are so many benefits to making your own products ~ More sustainable: you can reuse the same containers More ingredient-conscious: you know exactly what is in what you’re…

Easy Homemade Veggie Broth

We love soup year round. It’s so easy to make a big batch on Sunday and have for lunches throughout the week. That means going through a lot of veggie broth, and therefore a lot of those broth boxes that are hard to recycle. We also eat a lot of vegetables, and I also noticed…

Reduce Your Waste Without Breaking the Bank

  “Please don’t make the zero waste movement a trend.” There have been a lot of discussions on the ‘gram lately about this very statement, and with good reason. I have been inundated with ads for everything I “need” to be zero waste, and friends, it can be overwhelming and annoying – even from someone…

4 Components to Clean, Nontoxic Skincare

Reducing and eliminating the toxins in our lives is super important for our health – what we surround ourselves with gets into our bodies one way or another (either through the bloodstream or our airways).  It’s also critical for the health of our planet; the products we use and consume have an effect on our…

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