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I know firsthand how difficult it can be to move. You have to take inventory of everything you own, try to figure out how you can get everything together, and do it as cheaply and sustainably as possible. It’s a complicated process, but thankfully, there are ways to stay environmentally conscious during your move.

How To Stay Environmentally Conscious When Moving

If you want to live more sustainably, I recommend creating a capsule wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe is a small collection of clothing items or accessories that never go out of fashion and play a part in multiple outfits and social situations. When discovering what you need to know to create your own capsule wardrobe, it’s important to remember that the name of the game is quality, not quantity. Here are some of my favorite tips to help you get started.


What You Need To Know To Create Your Own Capsule Wardrobe

Baby clothing is charming. The problem is that most newborns only wear cute outfits for a brief period. Babies grow so fast that they may only wear an outfit once, or sometimes, not at all. Upcycling your baby’s (and kid's) clothes is one of the best ways to get the most out of them.
 
Best Ways To Upcycle Your Child’s Baby Clothes 

If you’re anything like me, you hate tripping over your own mess and having to look at all the things you’ve yet to put away. Sometimes, you can’t dedicate an entire day to cleaning and organizing (especially in the summer!). That’s why I’ve come up with four ways to declutter and organize your home, so you can clean without sacrificing all your free time.

4 Ways To Declutter and Organize Your Home

Whether your wool rug was sustainably handmade by artisans or thrifted from secondhand stores, time can make the vibrant patterns fade. Their beauty is what makes wool rugs so desirable, so keeping them looking brand new is worth the effort! If you’re caring for a family heirloom or trying to restore a vintage purchase, you can use these top tips on how to care for and clean your wool rugs.

Top Tips on How To Care for and Clean Your Wool Rugs

As the tiny-house movement gains momentum (and housing prices skyrocket), more people are looking for alternative housing options, especially if they're off-the-grid. A prefab cabin, for example, is one interesting option. If you're considering it, there are several things you need to keep in mind to ensure that you're getting exactly what you want and need. Here are a few tips to help you get started.
 

Did you know that retractable awning can make your home more sustainable? Believe it or not, by using a retractable awning you can reduce your energy usage and help the environment. In this blog post, we will discuss how retractable awnings can make your home more sustainable and some of the benefits associated with them. We will also provide tips on how to choose the right retractable awning for your needs.

 

If you’ve ever walked into your kitchen and thought, “Okay, this place needs some serious upgrades,” you’re not alone. I have definitely thought the same thing! But buying new appliances and granite countertops seems awfully wasteful. So, here's a guide to help make your kitchen look more modern without the guilt of adding more waste to our environment.

Guide To Help Make Your Kitchen Look More Modern

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