Zero Waste Life–All Hail the Mason Jar!

Zero Waste Life–All Hail the Mason Jar!

Looking for an easy way to reduce your waste?  Look no further than the ever popular, plain ol' Mason Jar (or canning jar).  We literally have dozens of these in varying sizes around the house. Did you know they come in sizes ranging from 4 oz to 1 gallon? And even in...

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4 Practical Ways to Practice Mindfulness

4 Practical Ways to Practice Mindfulness

How often have you eaten a meal and not really tasted it, completed a chore, or drove to work without really thinking about it? It’s so easy to get caught up in our thoughts and distractions. Our days often pass us by while our minds are elsewhere. There are a lot of...

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Beeswax Wrap Recipe

Beeswax Wrap Recipe

Materials needed: Beeswax pellets (or a get a bar of beeswax and grate your own) Cotton fabric in prints of your choice. You can buy already cut squares of fabric or cut your own in varying sizes. Pinking shears Parchment paper Baking sheet 1" paint brush...

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What is the Zero Waste Life?

What is the Zero Waste Life?

You may have heard the term "zero waste life."  It refers to the efforts of everyday people to generate as little waste as possible. While much of the world is good at wasting, Americans really invented the disposable life.  This has led to enormous and dangerous...

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The Dirty Truth About Household Cleaners

The Dirty Truth About Household Cleaners

Toxic chemicals are lurking in your cleaning supplies.  And we mean really toxic stuff. Our grandmothers didn’t have all of the cleaning products we have available to us today and they mostly used common household products like vinegar and baking soda to clean their...

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