Tag Archives: Sustainability

wool diapers

I think I’ve taken this whole hippie thing to a new level with this. I mean, I did it out of necessity (see here for more info on that), but man, I never thought I would see the day where I was sewing my own diaper covers. These are definitely not my finest sewing moments, […]

mourning the cowmooflage

Back before Jude (BBJ), we were researching baby items and decided on the Roundabout cowmooflage convertible carseat from Britax. It converted from newborn all the way up to 35 lbs! Remember? Gosh, I loved that tacky cow carseat. Yes. Loved. In the past tense. A couple weekends ago, my car, complete with carseat in it, […]

cloth diaper dilemma

I think all of you know now how much I love using cloth diapers. There are so many reasons why I do it: health, environment, wallet, aesthetics. . . I have offered you comparisons on different brands that I have tried and now, I’m stuck. The red marks around Jude’s chunky thighs, around his belly […]

Repost: Why Sustainable?

In honor of Earth Day, I thought I would do a repost on why I am trying to pursue a sustainable lifestyle. This is a post from almost two years ago and it is quite interesting for me to revisit! I hope that you enjoy it and that you all have a lovely and ‘green’ […]

a reminder for you ladies

*Warning to Men* Proceed forward at your own risk. Just saying. 🙂 After 18 months of not having to deal with this little annoyance, I had forgotten how much this product improves my quality of life. (Side note – another wonderful benefit of nursing until your baby is a year old is that it delays […]

We’ve Got Beef!

. . . was the title of the e-mail I received Thursday night. That’s right. Our half cow was ready. Alexander Farms is mostly known as a chicken farm with a sustainable focus. I see their eggs offered in some of the most locally conscious restaurants in town (like Fino), but I found out through […]

What are you participating in?

Buy Nothing Day? or Black Friday? Why?