Classic Cranberry Sauce

‘Tis the season for some traditional treats. Cranberries are one of those things that really set the holiday season in motion for me as soon as I can find them in the grocery store. The clerk cashing me out usually isn’t too impressed with my excitement, and it’s only in recent years I came to…

The Review I Wanted to Write About Ethique, But Didn’t

Shampoo bars? Conditioner bars? Even deodorant all completely in bar form. No plastic bottles. No plastic wrapping. Consider me equal parts skeptical and intrigued. Recently I have been double checking my sources when it comes to “all-natural” products to make sure that I’m not falling prey to greenwashing. Can’t trick me with leaves in your…

Homemade Laundry Detergent

With more all-natural products coming out all the time, often with hefty price tags, it’s a clever skill to be able to craft your own cleaners and detergents that are equally as friendly for you as they are for the environment. Homemade laundry soap is one of the easiest how-to’s out there and it can save…

Ask For Paper

Today is another beautiful eco-friendly Friday and TGIF because a lot of people truly need a weekly bit of education on simple earth-saving techniques. Today we are going to cover perhaps the easiest life change you can make that costs absolutely nothing to do. The only thing you need to do is remember. When you go to the…

Fall Bucket List 2019

The most important thing in my life, over absolutely everything, is spending time with the people that we love most. When you combine that with my favorite season, which is Fall, I can hardly contain my excitement. Bucket List Items Fall 2019 Edition: Buy some new rain boots and get them all muddy. Donate extra…

Bread Maker

“Put me in a bread maker with you, we’ll rise together.”  (Poem by Mark Heathcote) If there is one thing that I am setting my sights on right now it’s become a skillful bread maker. I can make cookies of any kind without a recipe and recite the necessary ingredients and ratios on command for a number…

Lemon Pepper Pasta & Sprouts

Some of my absolute favorite recipes come from the need for creativity. I always joke about how empty our refrigerator and pantry get at the end of the month but it isn’t usually as bad as it sounds, just a lot of odd, seemingly incohesive ingredients. It really leaves me relying on my ability to…

Vegan Banana Bread

Banana bread, at home dude? Hell yeah. Shoutout to my hubby for consistently referencing this ridiculous video for the last month, thanks to him saying banana bread fourteen times a day it has been on my mind nonstop. If you don’t get the reference and you’d like a little laugh you should look it up,…

5 Necessities for Giving Your Son a Haircut

Raising kids doesn’t come with a guidebook, but luckily if you search every corner of the internet and ask everyone that you know for advice at least one time you might just make it through this parenting thing alive. Haircuts aren’t expensive for little boys, to be honest, there’s even a place in town that offers…

Buy Less Plastic

Happy eco-friendly Friday everyone! This one seems like a super obvious topic but let’s touch base on some of the things we buy without giving it a single thought. We’ve already gone over toothbrushes and disposable razors in some of our earlier discussions, but there are so many other household items that come in plastic…