So I’m really getting into sewing. It’s pretty much become my new obsession. I love being able to create something so practical for myself and my family. And I love that I am getting better at it all the time. Recently I’ve been finding that having a creative time at some point during the day [Read more...]
That’s right. I made underwear. And it wasn’t even for myself. It was for the hubs! I made men’s underwear people. Like real men’s underwear.
And you know what else? It was super easy! When I started my sewing adventures, [Read more...]
**Right now I am having a SALE in my Etsy shop. Head over there and see if there is anything that floats your boat. All hats are currently 10% off. Use coupon code EVERGREEN10 upon purchase. These hats make great gifts or you can just treat yourself! Sale ends Monday**
If you didn’t already know, I like to crochet. I’ve been practising crocheting [Read more...]
Ahh, warmer weather is here to stay… at least I hope so. I’ve had just about enough of this spring weather weirdness and I’m ready for summer!
So recently, I’ve been doing all kinds of research on natural body care products. I delved into it a little around Christmas time, but now I’ve jumped in head first! It was actually brought on by this gorgeous, sunny weather and the need (or so I thought) for some natural sunscreen for my baby girl. Little did I know, the average bottle of sunscreen has some pretty terrible chemicals in their ingredients. Some sunscreens may actually be accelerating the same cancer it is supposed to prevent. Yikes! So I started looking for an alternative and found [Read more...]
1. Buy in bulk. Especially food. By buying in bulk not only do you save on the amount of packaging used, but you also save money!
2. Buy foods with less packaging. I was once lured into buying a box of cute, little penguin cookies. I think I was shopping while I was hungry which is never a good idea, and bought a box of these new cookies that were on sale. Little did I know, each cookie was individually wrapped and then put into a sealed bag AND THEN put into a cardboard box. That’s what I call excessive packaging. I try to avoid things like that now.
3. (For the bean lovers like me!) Buy dried beans. [Read more...]