Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The things on my mind this week including the bathroom I want to copy and paste into my house, a show I binge watched, is local shopping less eco-friendly than online shopping, a podcast about electronic glitches, a vintage item I love, who I like to donate to on Mother’s Day, a new house purchase from fave bloggers of mine, speeding up extinction, and followers copying my projects.

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A Crowd-Sourced Guide to New Orleans

A Crowd-Sourced Guide to New Orleans

I visited New Orleans for the first time last week and it was such a treat! I asked Instagram followers for recommendations for their favorite Nola eateries and sights - thanks, folks! It would be just plain rude to not share the hot tips, so here they are for you. I’m calling out the places Ross and I enjoyed as well as the recommendations that we didn’t have time for but I’m v sure are worthwhile. Check ‘em all out the next time you visit Nola!

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The things on my mind this week including my trip to New Orleans, climate change refugees, how our diets have an environmental impact, a new beekeeping book, the lack of a mantel, faulty forensics, a wallpapered loft, what separates humans from animals, biodegradable plastics, a gigantic kitchen sink, my favorite Pinterest board, and my monthly playlist.

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Sustainable Travel Tips and Essentials from a Minimal Homebody

Sustainable Travel Tips and Essentials from a Minimal Homebody

If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed that I've been traveling quite a bit lately. I'll admit that it feels odd for such a serious homebody to be out and about so much, but, while I do miss home, I've found ways to make traveling easier.

I've collected a few of my favorite travel essentials that I recommend to everyone. Now, this isn't going to be a round-up of travel gimmicks that give you more stuff to carry around. I like to travel as minimally and as ecologically as possible, so here it goes!

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I Installed a Clothesline!

I Installed a Clothesline!

The more I dive into the low-waste, environmentalism, and energy conscious worlds, the more I think about alternatives to basically everything I do. I also have dreams of being a homesteader and recluse. So, a project I did last fall was install an exterior clothesline!

Air drying clothes is a great way to save on energy when doing laundry and I’m the perfect candidate for air drying clothes in my sunny San Diego climate. Plus, sunshine is the nature’s bleach. So, why not?

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