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DIY Eco Camper Restoration

My husband and I are big into thrifting and DIY projects so when you combine the two we have the BEST time. Last summer we took on a camper renovation project which I have decided to share, in hopes it will inspire others to restore when possible. We love to remodel and DIY everything, it’s less wasteful and saves us money. A study done by The National Trust for Historic Preservation found that it is… Read More »DIY Eco Camper Restoration

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”

Earth Day Activities for Kids

We believe every day should be earth day! That is our mission as Earth Mamas, to work every day to reduce our environmental footprints. If you follow us on social media, you know that we post daily about little ways we are trying to be mindful and conscious of our consumption, waste and overall carbon footprint. But, we feel Earth Day calls for a little extra special attention. Especially as it is a way to… Read More »Earth Day Activities for Kids

Consuming vs Consumerism

Photo by Anna Dziubinska on Unsplash WHAT DO WE NEED? Some people say that advertising is an effective way of selling new products, and many people argue that its effectiveness brainwashes us into unnecessary spending. Others, however, disagree, saying that advertising can’t sell a product; it can only help to sell a product that people want to buy. My question is, how do people decide what object/product/device they need? How do we define NEED? After… Read More »Consuming vs Consumerism

Repurposing to Make Your Own Water Table

As a new parent, or a parent at all, it can be tempting to get the latest and greatest of every toy out there. Or,  if you are like me, you don’t want the latest and greatest but maybe just a variety as well as what you might think they really need in order to be a “well balance kid”.  Maybe it’s something educational or an instrument or we can’t forget, something that supports those… Read More »Repurposing to Make Your Own Water Table