Thuma Bed Review

We have been college kid camping on the floor for way too long.. at 34 and 30 we were finally ready to make our first adult furniture purchase. I started doing some research and looking for beds. I knew this was going to be a big decision and had some specific things in mind that…

Sustainable Solutions: Pela Case Review

This page contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. We all go through the same cycle: you upgrade your phone, buy a new phone case and inevitably throw the old one in a drawer somewhere because you spent…

Sustainable Staples

I am always looking for sustainable swaps that can help reduce waste in my home. I was lucky to discover an amazing local store Dharma and Dwell in Webster Groves, MO. They have an abundance of sustainable items; refillable soaps, kitchen supplies, reusable containers, etc. It’s my new favorite go to for sustainable swaps! Here…

Low Waste Holiday Treat Bags

Holiday baking is one of the best parts of the season. We love to share baked goods with friends and family this time of year. I was looking for a low waste way to package my baked goods to share this year. So often we just throw them in a ziploc back or a plastic…

Cranberry Garland

One of my favorite holiday traditions is making cranberry garlands. It’s a simple way to sustainably decorate for the holidays. It’s also a great repetitive, mindful practice. I really enjoy taking my time each year to create them. I started with one bag of cranberries. My tree was pretty small this year, so I didn’t…

Simple, Sustainable Holiday Decor

Sustainable holiday decor doesn’t have to be hard. Chances are, you have some of the items at home, can find them at a local thrift store, or better yet, in your backyard! Let’s start with the tree. There’s much debate on whether a real tree or fake tree is more sustainable. If you’re going to…

The City Foundry

I have been hearing rumblings about The City Foundry for a while now and this weekend, finally decided to see what all the buzz was about! They were having their weekend Wintr Markt and had a bunch of local artisans and vendors of all kinds, so I thought it might be a perfect place to…

Christy Dawn: Dawn Dress Review

I have been on the hunt for sustainable clothing options that will last a lifetime and I stumbled upon the Christy Dawn brand. It is pricy, but in my opinion, worth every penny. I absolutely love the mission and values of Christy Dawn. I also love the unique, timeless style. I was able to find…

Honest Review: Mate the Label

I first started looking for sustainable clothing brands because I was considering investing in a few pieces of clothing that were well made, used non-toxic or less toxic ingredients and companies who paid their workers a fair wage. I did a little research and Mate the Label checked all those boxes and more, so I…

Sustainable Beauty Favorites

I have recently cleaned up my beauty products in terms of ingredients and sustainability. When I am looking for beauty products, I look for a few things; mostly clean ingredients and minimal/no packaging or glass if possible. These are a few of my favorite beauty products that fit the bill. Living Libations Seabuckthorn Cleanser First…

Weekend in Kansas City, MO

We went on a quick getaway to Kansas City this weekend. It was the first time I’ve ever been there, even though it’s just a quick trip down the highway from us. We stayed in a cute Airbnb in Westport. It was the perfect size for 6 people and had everything we needed; a full…

DIY face moisturizer and exfoliant 

If you are looking for an inexpensive diy face product, chances are you already have one hiding in your kitchen…  That’s what I discovered while reading a book I found at my local library. There are only 3 ingredients in this wonderful, natural face product.  10 drops Essential oil(I used lemon) Baking soda Coconut oil…