Tag Archives: Sustainable living

Homesteading Love

One of my life dreams is to homestead. One day I would love to live in a small house on a few acres. I want to raise chickens for fresh eggs and goats for milk (and they eat buckthorn!). I … Continue reading

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Homemade Lotion Review

This summer I finally made a homemade lotion that I absolutely loved. It took long enough! I still really like the body butter I’ve made, and either that or just straight shea butter are great for spot treating or intensive … Continue reading

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Book Review: DIY Organic Beauty Recipes

You are all likely very familiar with my transition to chemical free, as I mention it a lot! However, I am aware that it is a very bare-bones transition. What can I say? 95% of the time, I’m pretty low … Continue reading

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Transition to Chemical-Free: A Picture

Above is a picture of all of my natural hygiene supplies. Not much, huh? I pulled it all out to take a picture, and I was sure I was missing something. But it is all there. Let’s take a look: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Make Your Own Makeup

Did you know that the chemicals in commercial makeup can increase the risk of cancer, birth defects, nervous system disruption, immune system dysfunction, and many more negative health effects? Bad news! Even without knowing that, makeup has never really been … Continue reading

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Green Your Dorm

When living on a college campus, it can feel like you have no control over how environmentally friendly your way of life is. The hallway lights are on all night, you have little say in your food, there are paper … Continue reading

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The Why and How of Motorcycling

Motorcycling comes with it many stereotypes. Hoodlums and white trash riding their noisy bikes dangerously through the city and highways, polluting and disrupting the community. I get it. But you should know there is a whole culture of riders who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Your Custom Homestead

Your Custom Homestead: Awakening a Fresh Vision of Homesteading Your Custom Homestead. is written by Jill Winger of The Prairie Homestead. Her blog is full of useful tips if you are thinking of homesteading yourself (or if you already are!). … Continue reading

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