Tag: Waste Free Living

Slow Living, Waste Free Living

Natural Dyed Easter Eggs

Happy spring! Easter is fast approaching and it’s time to color Easter Eggs! This year I got really excited about making my own natural dyes from common food ingredients in my home. These dyes are less waste, low or no cost, and the perfect mix of science experiment + craft project!

Sustainable Living, Waste Free Living

Dutch Babies

Do you remember the epic amounts of local fruit I froze last summer? Now that it’s the middle of winter and I’ve realized that I’m still not very good at eating local food during the winter months, I’m pivoting my focus to creatively using all of this delicious frozen fruit. I’ve begun modifying many of our favorite recipes, including our perennial breakfast favorite dutch babies, and let me tell you that our new favorite topping is tart cherries!

Slow Living, Sustainable Living, Waste Free Living

2021 Intentions (part 1)

I like to take my time setting my annual goals, so here I am in early February finally writing them down. My annual goal setting, much like my life, is a slow and reflective process. I like to calculate my environmental footprint, reflect on last years’ progress and this year’s biggest opportunities. I’m excited to take you on a journey of my 2021 intentions.

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Waste Free Halloween Candy

I was wrong in my post last week… trick-or-treating isn’t canceled in my community. And as we’re approaching everything differently this year, with everyone’s health and safety in the front and center of our minds, let’s talk Halloween candy… I’m committed to plastic free candy! Individually wrapped candies already feel […]

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Waste Free Halloween Costumes

Happy Halloween from my family to yours!   It’s almost Halloween and if you’re anything like me, you’re just realizing that Halloween this year isn’t going to be the same. Our town has canceled trick-or-treating. Our school has canceled the Halloween parade. Our kids are allowed to wear their costumes […]

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Tomato Paste

This blog is part of a series about preserving food so you can eat local all year long. Here’s blog #3 on preserving tomatoes.   Preserving tomatoes (and then eating them all winter long) is such a favorite activity for our whole family that I’m devoting several blogs to the […]