Article Holiday Decor Two Ways

Article Holiday Decor Two Ways

Sometimes I get really into holiday decor, and sometimes I shy away from it opting for more minimal seasonal touches. This year, we aren’t doing a tree so I’m decorating the house in new ways to bring some holiday vibes without feeling like I’m drowning in over-the top holiday decor. Today I’m sharing two looks I’m experimenting with for the holidays.

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Master list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2018! + Small Business Saturday Featuring Sustainable Brands

Master list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2018! + Small Business Saturday Featuring Sustainable Brands

It’s that time of year when people go bananas for sales. My inbox is flooded with coupon codes and limited offers. It’s overwhelming, so I collected them all here for you.

The big box stores tend to get lots of action when they slash prices like crazy, but I’m a big fan of supporting small businesses, too! Many little shops are getting in on the action with discounts, too!

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A Checklist for Making Green Home Improvements

A Checklist for Making Green Home Improvements

I’m super passionate about sustainability, low-waste practices, and making positive environmental impacts. You may have picked up on this subtly in previous posts, but I’m just getting started sharing all my tips and tricks for how I’m trying to help our planet. Home improvement can sometimes be super wasteful, but there’s also a lot that can be done to a home to make it efficient and low impact.

We recently went on the San Diego Green Home Tour and it was inspiring to see so many green initiatives in practice in a variety of different homes. We saw ultra-modern new constructions as well as modest homes with a bunch of DIY projects. It had us thinking about how much more we have to do, but also how many sustainable improvements we’ve done that we can be proud of. I’ve compiled a list of green home improvements with some info on implementing them yourself. I also put together a downloadable checklist so you can evaluate which improvements your home can benefit from. There are a few tips for renters, too!

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