green living

Squeaky Green: From Toxic to Clean(er)

I can remember it well, I was pregnant with my first born and worried about EVERYTHING! I worried about what I ate, I limited my caffeine intake (not with my second baby), I felt every little twinge or cramp as if it was a warning. I pretty much followed every “rule’ given to pregnant women, which is quite an extensive list. I was super anxious about it all but that because it wasn’t my first… Read More »Squeaky Green: From Toxic to Clean(er)

Your Holiday Conveniences Are Not Always Convenient For Our Planet: 10 Tips To Help You Leave Only Your Footprints On Your Next Vacation

Holbox is a tiny, magical, car-free island, between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Holbox is one of those places that after we visited for the first time two years ago, I sort of wanted to keep it a secret. I didn’t want tourism to have a negative impact on its tranquillity and beauty. However, I also wanted to share the magic of this Mexican island with many others. My husband and I… Read More »Your Holiday Conveniences Are Not Always Convenient For Our Planet: 10 Tips To Help You Leave Only Your Footprints On Your Next Vacation

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

No Seas Waste Challenge (Spanish & English)

(Scroll down for English Translation) Escritora Invitada: Charlotte Brum Bezié de @noseaswaste nos cuenta de su camino a abrir No Seas Waste y el reto que hizo para que otros pueden hacer una diferencia en el mundo. Hola, me llamo Charlotte Brum Bezié, soy una orgullosa Mexicana de 24 años y siempre he estado enamorada de la naturaleza, desde chiquita me gustaba acampar y posiblemente por eso soy tan consciente del daño que le estamos… Read More »No Seas Waste Challenge (Spanish & English)

Go Green With Your Bathroom Routine

My sustainable journey actually began in the bathroom of all places, odd because bathrooms are usually the smallest rooms in a home, however, if we are not careful the number of plastics and other waste created in our bathrooms can be quite substantial over time. When I became pregnant with my first child, I became slightly obsessed with making sure I was constantly making healthy choices. Thanks to Google and Pinterest, I started to become… Read More »Go Green With Your Bathroom Routine