Tag Archives: Shopping

Wedding Dresses

Ooh! Look! A wedding post! Something I have noticed about weddings, and wedding dresses in particular, is that they have the ability to make most rational women extremely materialistic. It can be so tempting to just go for that dress … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Jewelry

You’re probably sick of me saying this, but the best way to find eco-friendly jewelry is to talk to your local jeweler. Availability varies so much from region to region and it can be very difficult to get truly eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Why You Should Buy Used Jewelry

Here’s the thing I love. Budget friendly jewelry can also be eco-friendly. But they aren’t always, so how do you balance these two very important things and still get jewelry you love? You marry a jeweler, that’s how. But in … Continue reading

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Buying Jewelry

What no one talks about and what everyone should is how to buy jewelry that is budget and eco-friendly. Especially with engagement rings, everyone just assumes bigger and more expensive is better, but this is absolutely not the case. I’m … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Trash: For Women

Men, beware: There is some TMI in this post. When I first heard about reusable feminine hygiene products, I was majorly grossed out. Even after I started using the Diva Cup, I was still horrified by the idea of reusable … Continue reading

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Shop Smart, Part 1

Waste reduction starts at the store. If you don’t buy it, you can’t waste it. But obviously we all have to buy stuff. So make sure that what you buy will have a minimal impact on the planet. Borrow. Before … Continue reading

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P.S. Shopping is okay!

Now, I know I heavily emphasized homemade in this series about transitioning to a sustainable, healthy, eco-friendly household. I do truly believe that is the best option. It is more cost effective and you know exactly what is in your … Continue reading

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Phase Five: Where to Buy Stuff

One of the hardest parts of my family’s transition was actually getting all of the ingredients. We had baking soda, vinegar, and coarse salt (and water of course), but for all the other ingredients, we had to figure where the … Continue reading

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