Cleaning House

Call it nesting, but my latest home project had me attacking our cleaning products with a vengeance looking for all-natural, sustainable and low-waste ways to keep mi casa fresh. First up, the holy grail. These are the products I use on a daily basis. An all-purpose cleaner that I make by soaking oranges in white…

Minimalist Me

It all started long ago, crammed into tiny spaces bursting with odds and ends. So much stuff that organization became impossible no matter what the system. I became obsessed with the idea of tiny houses and minimalism. Purging what I could. While also remaining addicted to online shopping and vintage furniture finds that filled my…

Composting 101

I feel like I should be a plant person. I love being outside and nature. Especially plants. Eating them. Looking at them. I’m fascinated by their incredible functionality, endurance and variety. But helping them thrive remains something that eludes me. Even basic houseplants, I have five that have maybe gone a little too long without…

No Poo Method

It’s officially been a month since I washed my hair. When I first started on my zero waste journey, I read about the no poo method. Yes, I still take shits. It’s not quite that revolutionary. But the idea is that we don’t really need to shampoo our hair. Ever. I was skeptical and a…