4 Ideas For More Sustainable Presents

The holidays are in full swing and that means buying presents. Humans have exchanged gifts since prehistoric times, and gifts have been used to show love, grant luck, and in negotiations. Presents are an important way that humans connect with one another. In modern culture, we often give gifts for important rites of passage (such …

3 Disposable Products To Avoid

Most people know that disposable products aren’t sustainable. However, so many disposable items seem necessary to buy. For example, most females with a menstrual cycle would argue that feminine hygiene products are a necessity. Some disposable items have become such a regular part of our life that we no longer even think about their purchase. In …

Canning: Save Money And Eat Whole Food

Canning is a great method for eating real food on a budget. When we began this whole food journey, part of the goal was to reduce our grocery budget, which had spiraled out of control. We regularly bought fast food that no one enjoyed, and our grocery shopping consisted of processed foods because that was all …

Intentional Spending Saved Me $100 A Week

Intentional spending is a minimalist tool that my husband has been after me for years to adopt. I resisted because I enjoyed having material items. Until my husband and I went back to college to pursue our degrees. After I discovered the amount of debt college had left us in, I decided my husband’s minimalist ideas might be …