Spoiler Alert: No need for the baby bathtub on your shower registry! Reusing regular household items will save you from buying a short-lived plastic item. Looking to conserve water and save money on water bills? Skipping adult-sized bathtub usage with your baby will reduce your water usage and save a precious resource. Reuse People will insist you need new things for your child. The problem is these new things come from the Earth’s resources, and… Read More »Eco-conscious Baby Baths
Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without the tree, of course. They come in all shapes and sizes. From the small, “minimalist” charlie brown tree to the epic, towering giants full of sparkling bows and oversized ornaments. Whatever type of tree it may be, I think we can all agree, that it adds that little touch of magic to your home. I remember laying under our Christmas tree as a kid, with my sister,… Read More »Oh Christmas tree, how “green” is your tree?
Zero waste has become trendy… and I am happy about that… but, what is zero waste? The Zero Waste International Alliance defines it as a lifestyle more than a destination, on their website they state “Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become resources for others to use. Zero… Read More »My step by step guide to start zero waste
I love Christmas. The smells, the songs, the cold weather (not here in Malaysia but whatever) and most importantly the memories of time spent with family. For me, unfortunately, it’s molded into something much more than this, literally. And when I say more, I mean stuff more. At times Christmas can feel like a competition. Which honestly, boils down to the who ends up with the most amount of gifts they will use for a… Read More »Rethinking Wrapping
This Christmas we’re doing things a little differently: Our New Christmas Gifting Rules -Home madeOr-Second Hand I’d like to start out by stating that my family is incredible for indulging me and agreeing to a new set of gift giving rules. I would also like to mention that we did not start out with the rules and abandon western gift giving traditions “cold turkey”. Though, if you like this idea, I don’t see why you… Read More »No New Gifts