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Slow tea ☕️... my four year old’s new favorite treat (with some honey of course!). We are lucky enough to have cousins who gave us some of their very own honey 🍯❤️. The tea infuser spoon was my mom’s hand me down, the bulk tea I got package-free, and the aloe vera plant I’ve used to put on my kids’ mosquito bites. Simple little things. No fancy,  shiny new objects here... just some #simplicity ❤️🌱😊
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#goingzerowaste #zerowaste #zerowastetips #simplepleasures #zerowastehome #zerowastelifestyle #zerowastelife #plasticfree #minimalist #minimalistmom #minimalistamom #greenmom #minimalistkitchen #minimalhome #simplechildhood #simplelife #greenhacks #zerowasteblogger #minimalistblogger #simplefamily #healthytreat #simpleandslow #slowingdown
Slow tea ☕️... my four year old’s new favorite treat (with some honey of course!). We are lucky enough to have cousins who gave us some of their very own honey 🍯❤️. The tea infuser spoon was my mom’s hand me down, the bulk tea I got package-free, and the aloe vera plant I’ve used to put on my kids’ mosquito bites. Simple little things. No fancy, shiny new objects here... just some #simplicity  ❤️🌱😊 ___ #goingzerowaste  #zerowaste  #zerowastetips  #simplepleasures  #zerowastehome  #zerowastelifestyle  #zerowastelife  #plasticfree  #minimalist  #minimalistmom  #minimalistamom  #greenmom  #minimalistkitchen  #minimalhome  #simplechildhood  #simplelife  #greenhacks  #zerowasteblogger  #minimalistblogger  #simplefamily  #healthytreat  #simpleandslow  #slowingdown 
Some of the few items that live on my counters these days. #minimalist 
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Switching to compostable and reusable dish washing tools has been an easy switch! I used to use those green/yellow sponges and plastic bottle brushes ... see you later 👋 
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This bottle brush is excellent and holds up very well, the white sponge is compostable as it’s made of plant material (crazy, right?), and the pot scrubber helps me on tougher jobs. Just little steps at a time and before you know it you’ll say bye to so much plastic 💃🏻👍❤️ #goingzerowaste #zerowaste #zerowastetips #zerowastekitchen #zerowastehome #zerowastelifestyle #zerowastelife #plasticfree #minimalist #minimalistmom #minimalistamom #greenmom #minimalistkitchen #minimalhome #greenkitchen #washingdishes #greenhacks #zerowasteblogger #minimalistblogger
Some of the few items that live on my counters these days. #minimalist  ___ Switching to compostable and reusable dish washing tools has been an easy switch! I used to use those green/yellow sponges and plastic bottle brushes ... see you later 👋 ___ This bottle brush is excellent and holds up very well, the white sponge is compostable as it’s made of plant material (crazy, right?), and the pot scrubber helps me on tougher jobs. Just little steps at a time and before you know it you’ll say bye to so much plastic 💃🏻👍❤️ #goingzerowaste  #zerowaste  #zerowastetips  #zerowastekitchen  #zerowastehome  #zerowastelifestyle  #zerowastelife  #plasticfree  #minimalist  #minimalistmom  #minimalistamom  #greenmom  #minimalistkitchen  #minimalhome  #greenkitchen  #washingdishes  #greenhacks  #zerowasteblogger  #minimalistblogger 
12 years. We only have 12 years to avoid a huge climate change catastrophe according to a UN report that was shared on all major news avenues this past week. 
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If nothing changes, then extreme drought, floods, wildfires, and food shortages for millions of people will be typical. This should be alarming for all of us.
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I have not always considered myself an eco conscious individual. It took me becoming a mother and clearing my home and mind of all the noise to focus on this issue. I am worried for our children. I am worried what kind of world they will grow up knowing. One with horrific natural disasters left and right? I hope not. I am choosing to change my habits and sharing them here to hopefully help others do the same. What are you doing to be kinder to the planet? Let’s hear some positivity ❤️🌎🌱
12 years. We only have 12 years to avoid a huge climate change catastrophe according to a UN report that was shared on all major news avenues this past week. ___ If nothing changes, then extreme drought, floods, wildfires, and food shortages for millions of people will be typical. This should be alarming for all of us. ___ I have not always considered myself an eco conscious individual. It took me becoming a mother and clearing my home and mind of all the noise to focus on this issue. I am worried for our children. I am worried what kind of world they will grow up knowing. One with horrific natural disasters left and right? I hope not. I am choosing to change my habits and sharing them here to hopefully help others do the same. What are you doing to be kinder to the planet? Let’s hear some positivity ❤️🌎🌱
I used to use a certain over the counter liquid face wash, but I eventually realized that liquid soap comes in wasteful plastic packaging (that never truly goes away and only 9% of plastic is actually recycled) AND it had water as an ingredient. 
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So I was contributing to #plasticpollution and paying for a watered down product???🙅🏻‍♀️. So I switched to just using bar soap. 
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I use the brand @kissmyfaceusa on my face per @stevieyaaaay recommendation. It works very well and lasts forever! It comes in paper packaging and it’s made with only 3 ingredients,
loaded with nourishing antioxidants, and it’s
non-gmo certified. Works like charm ✨Take that plastic pollution and global warming 🥊 . #goingzerowaste #zerowaste #zerowastetips #zerowastebathroom #zerowastehome #zerowastelifestyle #zerowastelife #plasticfree #minimalist #minimalistmom #minimalistamom #greenmom #minimalistbeauty #minimalbathroom #minimalistbathroom #facewash #greenbeauty #zerowasteblogger #minimalistblogger
I used to use a certain over the counter liquid face wash, but I eventually realized that liquid soap comes in wasteful plastic packaging (that never truly goes away and only 9% of plastic is actually recycled) AND it had water as an ingredient. ___ So I was contributing to #plasticpollution  and paying for a watered down product???🙅🏻‍♀️. So I switched to just using bar soap. ___ I use the brand @kissmyfaceusa on my face per @stevieyaaaay recommendation. It works very well and lasts forever! It comes in paper packaging and it’s made with only 3 ingredients, loaded with nourishing antioxidants, and it’s non-gmo certified. Works like charm ✨Take that plastic pollution and global warming 🥊 . #goingzerowaste  #zerowaste  #zerowastetips  #zerowastebathroom  #zerowastehome  #zerowastelifestyle  #zerowastelife  #plasticfree  #minimalist  #minimalistmom  #minimalistamom  #greenmom  #minimalistbeauty  #minimalbathroom  #minimalistbathroom  #facewash  #greenbeauty  #zerowasteblogger  #minimalistblogger 
Who wants to skip buying eye make up remover from here on out? 🙋🏻‍♀️
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I’ve been using plain grape seed oil (or olive oil) for the past 6 months at least. It works great! I also no longer buy cotton facial rounds. I purchased these reusable rounds from @etsy 
You can also just cut up an old hand towel (darker colors work well). Removing purchasing those items has saved me money, simplified my shopping routine (I no longer go to Target on a regular basis at all! 😱👍), and best of all helped reduce my plastic usage... not to mention I’m putting less chemicals on my skin and eyes 😎 💃🏻 🌎. #goingzerowaste #zerowaste #zerowastetips #zerowastebathroom #zerowastehome #zerowastelifestyle #zerowastelife #plasticfree #minimalist #minimalistmom #minimalistamom #greenmom #minimalistbeauty #minimalbathroom #minimalistbathroom #eyemakeupremover #greenbeauty #zerowasteblogger #minimalistblogger
Who wants to skip buying eye make up remover from here on out? 🙋🏻‍♀️ ___ I’ve been using plain grape seed oil (or olive oil) for the past 6 months at least. It works great! I also no longer buy cotton facial rounds. I purchased these reusable rounds from @etsy You can also just cut up an old hand towel (darker colors work well). Removing purchasing those items has saved me money, simplified my shopping routine (I no longer go to Target on a regular basis at all! 😱👍), and best of all helped reduce my plastic usage... not to mention I’m putting less chemicals on my skin and eyes 😎 💃🏻 🌎. #goingzerowaste  #zerowaste  #zerowastetips  #zerowastebathroom  #zerowastehome  #zerowastelifestyle  #zerowastelife  #plasticfree  #minimalist  #minimalistmom  #minimalistamom  #greenmom  #minimalistbeauty  #minimalbathroom  #minimalistbathroom  #eyemakeupremover  #greenbeauty  #zerowasteblogger  #minimalistblogger 
-Vivienne Westwood
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Let’s share some tips for making things last!👇
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One tip is owning less so you treat what you do have with respect. 😊♻️🌱❤️ #makeitlast #buyless #conciousconsumer #minimalism #consumoconsciente #minimalismquotes #minimalinspiration #secondhandfirst #greenmom #counterculture #lessisbetter #qualityoverquantity #sustainablelifestyle #crunchymom #minimalistmom  #minimalistfamily #minimalkids #ecofriendlytips #goinggreen #goingzerowaste
-Vivienne Westwood __ Let’s share some tips for making things last!👇 __ One tip is owning less so you treat what you do have with respect. 😊♻️🌱❤️ #makeitlast  #buyless  #conciousconsumer  #minimalism  #consumoconsciente  #minimalismquotes  #minimalinspiration  #secondhandfirst  #greenmom  #counterculture  #lessisbetter  #qualityoverquantity  #sustainablelifestyle  #crunchymom  #minimalistmom  #minimalistfamily  #minimalkids  #ecofriendlytips  #goinggreen  #goingzerowaste 
Me probably thinking “I hope that’s not another storm cloud coming in” (stir crazy kids over here 😂).
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But for real just wanted to share a #thrifted #ootd 
Buying second hand first is an easy way to be more #ecofriendly as #fastfashion is one of the worst polluters in the world (oil is the first). ____
The sweater vest I got from @thredup which is an awesome company that sells your “like new” clothing as if it were brand new. The pants I got from @crossroadstrading #crossroadsfinds 
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The necklace I got #secondhand from my mom. Anyone else trade clothing/accessories with family or friends? 🙋🏻‍♀️ #secondhandfirst
Me probably thinking “I hope that’s not another storm cloud coming in” (stir crazy kids over here 😂). __ But for real just wanted to share a #thrifted  #ootd  Buying second hand first is an easy way to be more #ecofriendly  as #fastfashion  is one of the worst polluters in the world (oil is the first). ____ The sweater vest I got from @thredup which is an awesome company that sells your “like new” clothing as if it were brand new. The pants I got from @crossroadstrading #crossroadsfinds  ___ The necklace I got #secondhand  from my mom. Anyone else trade clothing/accessories with family or friends? 🙋🏻‍♀️ #secondhandfirst 
Right here is an example of how to reduce clutter and help the environment at the same time. #ecofriendly 
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The boots on the left are from last year. I am listing them for sale on @mercari . I will send them to the buyer and they will use these rain boots instead of buying new ones (which uses up unnecessary resources).
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The boots on the right I purchased #secondhand for this rain season. My boy could care less that another child loved them before him. They cost me a fraction of the price of new ones. Both are the same brand and both are part of a #circulareconomy 
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The old me would keep the old ones “just in case.” Nope. Not any more. I’d rather see another child get use out of them and not clutter my space ❤️♻️🌱🌎 #zerowaste
Right here is an example of how to reduce clutter and help the environment at the same time. #ecofriendly  ____ The boots on the left are from last year. I am listing them for sale on @mercari . I will send them to the buyer and they will use these rain boots instead of buying new ones (which uses up unnecessary resources). ___ The boots on the right I purchased #secondhand  for this rain season. My boy could care less that another child loved them before him. They cost me a fraction of the price of new ones. Both are the same brand and both are part of a #circulareconomy  ___ The old me would keep the old ones “just in case.” Nope. Not any more. I’d rather see another child get use out of them and not clutter my space ❤️♻️🌱🌎 #zerowaste 
❤️. #simplify
Reading a paragraph at a time next to my daughter working on this puzzle... no better way to spend a rainy afternoon (brother is rough housing in the next room😂 #boyswillbeboys )
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Putting toys away is something that we have worked on since a young age. My 4 year old knows to put toys away and my almost two year old understands what it means as well. They need help doing it often, but that’s ok with me... it takes only a few minutes ✨
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I find it is easier for everyone to think and “work” in a calm space. #playislearning #lessismore #montessoriathome
Reading a paragraph at a time next to my daughter working on this puzzle... no better way to spend a rainy afternoon (brother is rough housing in the next room😂 #boyswillbeboys  ) ___ Putting toys away is something that we have worked on since a young age. My 4 year old knows to put toys away and my almost two year old understands what it means as well. They need help doing it often, but that’s ok with me... it takes only a few minutes ✨ ___ I find it is easier for everyone to think and “work” in a calm space. #playislearning  #lessismore  #montessoriathome 
Ending the night with a clean and #tidy kitchen along with a cup of tea. Both these habits help me be more present the next morning and beyond. Creating positive habits is a way of helping your future self ✨❤️😊 #sparkjoy #konmari #healthyhabits #cleankitchen #cleankitchenatnight #zerowastekitchen
Pumpkins make the cutest decor. Not to mention they are compostable ♻️🌎❤️. My almost two year old likes to push them around in her babydoll’s stroller ❤️. Seeing them makes me happy 🌱😊🎃 #thelittlethings #happyfallyall
Pumpkins make the cutest decor. Not to mention they are compostable ♻️🌎❤️. My almost two year old likes to push them around in her babydoll’s stroller ❤️. Seeing them makes me happy 🌱😊🎃 #thelittlethings  #happyfallyall 
Curious on how to travel lighter on your next trip? I wrote a blog post on what I packed for our trip to Greece and included some tips on how to plan ahead so you can be less wasteful while traveling. Link in profile ✨🌱❤️ #travelhacks #travellight #minimalisttravel #momblogger #greenttavel #zerowastetravel #zerowastetraveller #sustainabletravel #minimaliste #minimalint #minimal_greece #newblogpost #newpostontheblog  #minimalistmom #minimalistamom #greecettravel #whattopack #packingtips #traveltips
Curious on how to travel lighter on your next trip? I wrote a blog post on what I packed for our trip to Greece and included some tips on how to plan ahead so you can be less wasteful while traveling. Link in profile ✨🌱❤️ #travelhacks  #travellight  #minimalisttravel  #momblogger  #greenttavel  #zerowastetravel  #zerowastetraveller  #sustainabletravel  #minimaliste  #minimalint  #minimal_greece  #newblogpost  #newpostontheblog  #minimalistmom  #minimalistamom  #greecettravel  #whattopack  #packingtips  #traveltips 
This has been the biggest shift for me. I used to “go shopping” ALL the time. It was my favorite thing to do. On the hunt for “the best deal” or that ”cute” item I thought I needed. It was such a distraction. A great way to feel “busy” running errands. Changing my focus has been such a positive shift. Going from focusing so much energy on buying stuff I don’t need to traveling more, getting outside more, and enjoying more quality time with loved ones. ❤️ #lessISmore #minimalistmom #minimalism #goingminimalist #minimalistjourney #minimalismo #experiencesoverthings #lessisbetter #minimalista #minimalliving #minimalistamom #minimalista #minimalistfamily #simplelife #noshopping #shopless
This has been the biggest shift for me. I used to “go shopping” ALL the time. It was my favorite thing to do. On the hunt for “the best deal” or that ”cute” item I thought I needed. It was such a distraction. A great way to feel “busy” running errands. Changing my focus has been such a positive shift. Going from focusing so much energy on buying stuff I don’t need to traveling more, getting outside more, and enjoying more quality time with loved ones. ❤️ #lessISmore  #minimalistmom  #minimalism  #goingminimalist  #minimalistjourney  #minimalismo  #experiencesoverthings  #lessisbetter  #minimalista  #minimalliving  #minimalistamom  #minimalista  #minimalistfamily  #simplelife  #noshopping  #shopless 
One of the best things about owning less toys is seeing my kids imaginations develop right in front of me. When you have less, kids learn how to be creative with what they have and play outside more. Here my sweet little girl is “cooking” up a storm with nothing but some dirt and fresh air. 🌱❤️😊 #outdoorplay #getoutside #minimalistmom #greenmom #simplechildhood #gettingbacktonature #kidsimagination #montessoriathome #montessoritoddler #lessismore #outsideplay #imaginativeplay #momlife #natureplay #minimalkids #minimalistkids
One of the best things about owning less toys is seeing my kids imaginations develop right in front of me. When you have less, kids learn how to be creative with what they have and play outside more. Here my sweet little girl is “cooking” up a storm with nothing but some dirt and fresh air. 🌱❤️😊 #outdoorplay  #getoutside  #minimalistmom  #greenmom  #simplechildhood  #gettingbacktonature  #kidsimagination  #montessoriathome  #montessoritoddler  #lessismore  #outsideplay  #imaginativeplay  #momlife  #natureplay  #minimalkids  #minimalistkids