Years ago I purchased my first reusable bag for groceries. Shortly thereafter plastic bags were banned in my area, and now they’re banned in all of California. It really got me thinking about the type of waste I create, and for a long time now I’ve become more focused on my efforts to reduce the waste I create and bring home with my groceries. Today I’m sharing my favorite and the easiest way to create less waste, by using reusable bags for shopping. I’m sharing some of my favorites for buying different items (you’d be amazed at what you can find in bulk), as well as a few other common wasteful items to replace.
Have you ever heard of the hanger trick? It’s the easiest way to clean out your closet and requires very little effort, though it does take a lot of (passive) time. If you’re bad at making decisions the hanger trick can help you. I do it every year for fun, so today I’m sharing how to do it, and some questions you should ask yourself once it’s done.
Since we’re in the middle of winter where I live, most of my travel dreaming right now is of a warm beach somewhere. October seems to be my month for warm trips including Grand Cayman, Turks & Caicos, Jamaica, and Hawaii. Going from somewhere that is cool to a warmer place isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Today I’m sharing some of my best travel light tips for cold to warm climate packing, starting first with what to wear for travel…
Last year if you had asked me if I wanted to move to a smaller space my answer would have been, “No”. A firm one. Our office was in our closet, how much smaller could we really go? With two boys and two dogs I never really pictured us in a smaller space, but here we are! Today I’m sharing some of my thoughts on downsizing before, during, and after our move to a smaller space. And no, I’m not talking about the movie.