Eco Conscious Consumers

Being conscious consumers is a very important component to sustainable living. Here we feature tips and tricks and products for consuming consciously.

Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

I haven’t really been on this “eco journey” very long, and yet it feels like forever. Most people don’t have a formal start date, it just begins with an interest in leaving the world a better place than you found it. For some it grows into certain habits, for others it truly becomes a lifestyle. For myself, well, it lead me to the Earth Mamas. We have officially been working together for 8 months. It… Read More »Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

Eco-friendly Lunch Ideas For Your Little Ones

Summer holidays will soon be over for my family. There are many things I enjoy about summer holidays, one thing I certainly have enjoyed is the break I get from packing lunches. I am sure I am not alone and that there are many other parents out there who also dread packing their children’s lunches on a daily basis. Packing lunches for myself and husband is no problem, however, packing lunches for my picky four… Read More »Eco-friendly Lunch Ideas For Your Little Ones

Avoid Greenwashing, Support Sustainable Companies

A few years back (2014), I was eating with some new friends, talking about environmental impact. I said my husband and I chose to drive a Prius to lessen our impact, and my friend responded, “You know their batteries cause a lot of environmental damage. It might not be a better choice.” What? I was incredulous. How is this possible? Some website searching later, I found out that hybrid batteries, made of lead acid, can… Read More »Avoid Greenwashing, Support Sustainable Companies

Shifting the culture of “gifts”

This is a strange post for me to write because thrifting, DIY-ing and repurposing have become so routine for my family it is hard to think back to how it started. I wanted to reflect on it though, because every time I go to give a gift to someone I automatically FEEL like I need to buy something new. And if it’s not new from a store, then new from an artisan or crafter. There… Read More »Shifting the culture of “gifts”

Rethinking Reusable Diapers

I am going to be honest, my son, Vincent, is 18 months old and I just started using reusable diapers on him about four months ago. I am very new to the reusable diaper scene, but I wanted to share my short journey and perhaps inspire others to give reusable diapers a try. When I had my first child over four years ago, I fully intended to use reusable diapers because I knew that they… Read More »Rethinking Reusable Diapers