Consider another R

This past weekend I participated in a local cleanup of trail along the Bronx River. (Grateful for the organizers Bag The Bronx and Eternile). There was the traditional litter items - snack bags/wrappers, bottles, and eating utensils....BUT then there were random items like outdoor chairs, clothes, and even a shopping cart. A common word stayed… Continue reading Consider another R

Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Knowing Encourages Actions

Today’s motivational quote is just a reminder of why we continue or start performing sustainable and environmental actions.

Motivation & Wisdom

Taking the first of many steps

Is it just me or do all the days just blur together? I mean seriously how is it already September? Last week I submitted my request for the NY state tax certificate, which will allow me to retail items. The request got approved just now have to wait for it to be mailed to me.… Continue reading Taking the first of many steps

Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Random Thoughts

Before I buy ‘new’….

Have you ever noticed that I really don't talk much about non-food related shopping -- well there's a reason for that. I'm not the type of person that goes shopping just to go shopping -- I like to have a reason to go into a store. NOW let me disclaim that isn't always the case… Continue reading Before I buy ‘new’….

Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Focus on Today

Well well it is the last day of August which means the end of my birth month and last Winnie The Pooh motivational quote. Kinda fitting given our society’s current situation - pandemic+racism at a high+various environmental concerns. Now more than ever I believe in taking everything one day at a time. I am still… Continue reading Focus on Today

Food Waste

Food Waste Spotlight: Reveal

Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on Reveal (Instagram)  whom I learnt about while reviewing posts with #foodwastewarriors. The following are the responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A: Through Reveal - we are changing the way we look at the world's resources. Our mission is… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: Reveal

Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living

Low Waste Cleaning Supplies & Essentials

I've never been a big fan of cleaning BUT I recognize the importance of doing it. So I break up my cleaning into rooms/areas a day that get extra attention. For example, my stove top gets a deep cleaning session just about each week. Breaking tasks into chunks reduces my stress and being stuck doing… Continue reading Low Waste Cleaning Supplies & Essentials

Motivation & Wisdom

I’m officially 45

So I've officially begun my 45th life chapter (as of yesterday). It is mind-blowing yet thrilling to know how many chapters I've completed in my life. I recognize that I've accomplished quite a bit so far...BUT I also know that I have more to do. Today's motivational quote comes from Winnie The Pooh's dear friend… Continue reading I’m officially 45

Motivation & Wisdom

Underestimate Doing Nothing

It's my birth month so all motivational quotes for the month come from my favorite bear - Winnie the Pooh. It is hard to believe that this is my last week of my 44th life chapter. Man this chapter has been an experience - I slowly recovered from the loss of my grandmother to then… Continue reading Underestimate Doing Nothing

Food Waste

Food Waste Spotlight: White Moustache Yogurt

Today's Food Waste Friday is a spotlight on White Mustache Yogurt (Instagram)  I learnt about the company last Fall and appreciated that the whey is utilized rather than tossed. The following are the responses to my food waste questions. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A:  The White Moustache tells a story about… Continue reading Food Waste Spotlight: White Moustache Yogurt