Life, Low-waste Living, Tips

3 Ways to Reduce Junk Mail

I don’t know about you but I’m constantly getting unwanted mail - - mail for the previous owner, credit card options, and random catalogs/magazines I never requested. AKA - dreaded junk mail Did you know an average person gets about 41lbs of junk mail per year. Hmm that’s about 6 gallons of gasoline😧 I did… Continue reading 3 Ways to Reduce Junk Mail

Earth focused, Life, Low-waste Living, Making A Difference, Plastic-Free Living

Updated EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint

I personally think one can't figure out what sustainable actions to incorporate in their life without knowing their present environmental impact. Which is why my first suggested ecoaction is to calculate at least one of your sustainability footprints. Sustainability footprints basically measure your impact on the environment (my definition). The following image highlights some of… Continue reading Updated EcoAction: Do You Know Your FootPrint

Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Beauty of Butterfly

It’s my birth month so the August motivational quotes will relate to aspects about me. Today’s quote is by the beloved Maya Angelou and features a butterfly illustration by @the_little_oak_learning (Instagram). If you didn’t know the butterfly is my favorite creature - I have a butterfly garden lower leg tattoo sleeve. I love the beauty… Continue reading Beauty of Butterfly

Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Choosing Planet Over Plastic

Today’s Plastic Free July motivational image was posted on Cove’s Instagram. Cove is focused on designing a water bottle not made of plastic - specifically made of polyhydroxyalkanoate(PHA). We all know how tricky it is to avoid plastics. In my opinion, this graphic is a subtle reminder that when you can put the planet first.… Continue reading Choosing Planet Over Plastic


Did You Know – Plastic Bags

Happy Plastic Free July! I will highlight some interesting statistics and alternatives for particular plastic items throughout the month. Today’s focus is Plastic Bags Share in the comments your favorite alternative to plastic bags OR ask a question regarding this list.


Connection with the Ocean

This week is a pretty special one because it’s World Ocean’s week which also includes World Ocean’s Day (June 8). So going to try and focus my posts (and Instagram stories) on oceans and the importance on keeping them safe. View of Atlantic Ocean on the shores of Fire Island, NY As you know, I… Continue reading Connection with the Ocean


Food Waste Motovation

Focus for April is #foodwaste with this week delving deeper into the problem. Felt like the best form of #motivationmonday quote to use would be this statement by Dana Gunders which is made during the documentary Just Eat It. What are your thoughts on this quote? Does it make you think about how we as… Continue reading Food Waste Motovation