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  • organizing with toilet paper rolls.

    This post is sponsored by PlantPaper; tree-free, toxin-free toilet paper. New subscribers can use the code RMTL25! to get 25% off their first order. Toilet paper is a thing our family uses on a…

    May 18, 2023 12 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this little pumpkin. {for getting carried home in a backpack from grammy and grandpa’s house.} 2. this tank. {for saving me as i hit the awkward stage with a belly that’s not so…

    October 4, 2019 2 Comments
  • zero-waste progress report.

    A few months ago, at a dinner out, Faye popped her head over the top of the restaurant booth and saw the party next to us drinking from cocktails with plastic straws.  “That’s not…

    October 10, 2017 36 Comments
  • habit shift: plastic bags.

    By this stage, leaving the house with a reusable shopping tote feels as second nature as leaving the house with my keys and my phone. I carry an extra grocery bag in my work bag…

    June 26, 2017 53 Comments
  • make your own: beeswax candles redux.

    On these nights where the dark is beginning to creep in sooner and sooner, a candle keeps the funk at bay. And oh the funk, it’s coming on stronger now.My very favorite kind of…

    October 17, 2016 24 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #23: Take out your recycling. i know we’ve talked about garbage already. and two weeks ago we talked about cutting down on bathroom supplies to reduce waste and improve sanity, but it occured…

    July 25, 2012 15 Comments