Sustainable Travel Memoirs: Montreal

Last month two friends and I set out on a ladies trip to Canada. We packed our bags, our passports and our sense of adventure to explore the beautiful, french speaking city of Montreal. Traveling poses lots of opportunities for waste but if you go prepared, I found it is much easier to fend off. […]

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Mid-Year Reflection

Hard to believe it has been six months since setting out on this journey to live more sustainably and with less. Lately I have found myself reflecting back on how much has changed in such a short period of time and the little bits of insight I’ve picked up along the way. It’s really exciting […]

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May Recap & June Goals

Happy Friday!! Another month has come and gone so its time for another progress report. ūüôā Just like April, May was quite the productive one. Over the course of those 31 days we… – Planted our veggie garden…finally! (more on that below!) – Changed to a different composting system (so far so good!!) – Started […]

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Yard Sale Lessons

Back in April we held a yard sale with my mom, sister-in-law & brother-in-law. This was the first time I had ever had a yard sale as an adult so it was quite the learning experience. ¬†There are a few lessons I picked up along the way that I thought I’d share with you in […]

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Striving For Less Stuff

One of the things¬†I have been spending a large amount of time on over the last couple of months has been minimizing the amount of clutter in my life. ¬†As part of a holistic approach¬†towards reducing waste on all accounts there is one area,¬†outside environmental waste, that I have been particularly focused on and that […]

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Composting Update

A little over two weeks ago, we dug a hole in the back yard for composting. This idea came about after polling people for different suggestions on Instagram. To me I thought this would be the best route to try first because it relied on zero equipment (except a lid which I already had access […]

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April Progress Report & May Goals

At the risk of sounding trite, is it really May already?! And has it really been over two weeks since my last post?? Don’t worry my absence does not mean I’ve gone off the rails. ¬†Actually quite the opposite. I’ve been doing so many things to get me closer and closer to my goals of […]

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Keeping It In The Family

How was your Easter weekend? The weather was absolutely gorgeous here so we spend as much time as possible soaking in great outdoors and breathing in all that fresh spring air! Last week I told you about how¬†my mother-in-law came across the Easter dress of my sister-in-law (and former blog partner), Brooke, that she wore […]

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Easter Mommy & Me Collab

If you didn’t already know, I used to blog regularly with my sister-in-law, Brooke, on Pumps & Push-Ups, where I contributed nutrition advice in addition to writing about¬†fitness and fashion. Through this experience we made some wonderful friends, many of which we collaborated with for various blog posts. This year I joined back up Brooke, […]

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OBX – Less Waste Style

This past week my hubs and the babe went on a week long trip to Nags Head, NC! This was the first vacation since starting on my journey to reduce waste and while certainly no where near perfect, I thought I’d share with you the¬†various efforts made that contributed towards making the world a cleaner […]

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