Avoiding Food Waste

We all know that wasting food is bad, so I won’t go into why you shouldn’t do it, but it can seem like the easiest option when you’re looking through a refrigerator of expired food that you don’t even remember buying. I used to randomly buy food and forget about it until it was moldy, … More Avoiding Food Waste

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Making Stock

Stock is a versatile ingredient that adds flavor to almost any dish and it turns out it’s easy to make! I had stopped using stock because I could only find it in a plastic lined box or can.  Then one day I saw a post on Instagram about how easy it was to use left … More Making Stock

Zero-Waste Cleaning

One of the easiest zero-waste changes I have made is my cleaning routine. Once upon a time I was the one in my family that was convinced we needed the newest cleaning gadgets coupled with the newest cleaning solutions. Fast forward ten years and I have swapped gadgets and gimmicks for simpler, multi-functional cleaners. Never again … More Zero-Waste Cleaning

Caring for Cast Iron

I’ve known for years that Teflon coated pans were bad for me and the environment, but committing to cast iron seemed like it would be complicated and expensive.  I knew that they could rust if you left food in them too long, that they needed to be seasoned or things would stick, and that they were … More Caring for Cast Iron

Homemade Deodorant

When I first started my zero-waste journey, I anticipated that deodorant was going to one of the harder personal care products for me to find an alternative to. I mean , I had finally found what I considered to be the perfect store bought deodorant. It not only lasted all day, but it rolled on smooth … More Homemade Deodorant