Now that 2020 is well underway, there have certainly been some moments where I have wanted to make a purchase. I am a pretty frugal woman, but even I can get swept up in things that I want to purchase, it happens to all of us. Here are 5 things I have talked myself out … Continue reading 5 Things I won’t be buying in 2020
In 2019, I really spent a lot of time convincing myself not to buy the things that I want to purchase. While I'm not a big shopper if you have been reading this blog for a while. you will know that I can sometimes get sucked into a bargain, and 2019 was all about changing … Continue reading Starting a shopping list for 2020
We in this community have all been there. Some of us were there a long time ago, some of us recently, some of us go there all the time, and some of us, I'm sure, are there right now. We never forget the first time we ask for a Zero Waste Swap. For me, it … Continue reading 5 Ways to get past your Zero Waste Nerves
I feel like in some ways, we are in the era of meal prep promotion. Whether it is for fitness, convenience or budget, everyone is on the meal prep bandwagon - or at least they should be. But something that isn't often discussed is that meal prep can save the environment too. Here's how: It … Continue reading How does meal prep save the environment?
Grocery shopping is one of the top 5 areas of life that we can really reduce our waste. I have been asked quite a few times where I do my grocery shopping, so I thought now was a great time to break down my grocery shopping for you. I do my grocery shopping fortnightly, on … Continue reading Where do I shop?
I looked around my Zero Waste life this week, and noticed a bunch of things I no longer buy - so I thought I would share them with you! New clothes - I get all of my clothes second hand from thrift stores, op-shops, facebook market place, friends and family, or markets. I choose not … Continue reading 5 things I no longer buy
You have probably heard me say this before, but gift-giving holidays make me pretty stressed out. The idea that it is easter, so I must purchase the people I love bunny shaped chocolate eggs - well, I just don't like it. The truth is, if I had my way, I would purchase my loved ones … Continue reading Gift Alternatives this Easter