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Zero-waste: Re-fill Stations are the Way to Go

Shampoo with me is a funny thing. I have been trying for years to find a shampoo and conditioner that work for me.  I have tried drug store varieties, to ones sold only in salons, to making my own.  I have had a dry, itchy, sore scalp to varying degrees. I have dark thick hair… Continue reading Zero-waste: Re-fill Stations are the Way to Go

ESSENTIAL OILS, Lemon Essential Oil, Simple Switches, Zero waste

I Love Lemon

I love lemon. That's all there is to it. For as long as I remember it has been my weakness. If there is lemon, in it I will come...probably. Lemon in food has always been an exciting thing with tons of possibilities. Desserts are well known for their ability to make people salivate. The list… Continue reading I Love Lemon

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My Evolving Curbside Pile

My house needs breathing room. Cleaning out the clutter is priority these days and although I have known it for quite some time I have managed to put blinders up and ignore it's importance. Everywhere I turn now it is mentioned lately. People are jumping on the bandwagon. Between books, articles, podcasts, etc. I can't… Continue reading My Evolving Curbside Pile

Green Up, Simple Switches

Litterless Lunchbox – (yogurt)

One less item in my daughters lunch box that goes to the recycling bin. Lately I have stopped purchasing those individual yogurt containers and fill a small one up for her to bring to school. This simple switch was easier than I thought! She had no qualms about not having the cute flashy packaging, I… Continue reading Litterless Lunchbox – (yogurt)

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Zero-waste living would be easier if …

A friend posted this on her site the other day and it keeps running though my mind. As I go through my day and I am shopping, packing lunch or cooking supper this incomplete sentence keeps running though my head. I realize it can't be answered in one sentence. A general shift has to happen… Continue reading Zero-waste living would be easier if …