May Recap & June Goals

Happy Friday!! Another month has come and gone so its time for another progress report. 🙂 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 […]

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 […]

March Recap & April Goals

What a great month March was! I feel like I’ve really been making progress in my goals towards reducing food waste and have continued to hold on to my resolutions for the year.  Let’s take a look! The following purchases were made in March (outside of routine grocery essentials): Glass jars/containers: 2 salad dressing, 3 […]

Giving Paper Towels A New Purpose

When I started my mission to reduce waste at the beginning of the year, the first thing I did was remove anything disposable from our kitchen: paper towels, foil, saran wrap, sandwich bags, freezer bags, straws, skewers, even the paper plates, napkins, dixie cups and plasticware typically reserved for gatherings. Even though practically every last […]