Waste-free Weekends #2, #3, and #4: Spontaneous Travel and Where Things Went Wrong

This past weekend marked the final weekend of my One Month of Waste-Free Weekends challenge! If you haven’t already, I highly encourage you to check out my original post here. You can also find my recap from weekend 1, here. CHALLENGE RECAP: As you may remember, I’m a gal in the middle of a personal challenge. After learning some disheartening downright depressing facts about garbage in our National … Continue reading Waste-free Weekends #2, #3, and #4: Spontaneous Travel and Where Things Went Wrong

Waste-Free Weekend Warriors

A few weeks ago, while enjoying lunch outside in the finally changing PNW weather, a coworker joined me. She had the most adorable reusable napkin – white with small plants, leaves, and animals printed on it. I held up my reusable napkin – a boring, burnt orange from a pack of six – and complemented her on the conscientious and (in her case) stylish decision to … Continue reading Waste-Free Weekend Warriors

Gifts for Gearheads with Too Much Stuff

As the holiday season approaches, days get colder, and that familiar smell of peppermint-and-pine-and-spice fills the air, there’s another thought that hits my mind: time to start buying gifts. It’s not that I’m all of a sudden filled with amazing gift ideas and I’m ready to shop – oh no. I just see all the signs for Black Friday and Cyber Monday and think, oh … Continue reading Gifts for Gearheads with Too Much Stuff