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Packing a Zero Waste Lunch

After almost 1,5 year of homeschool all three kids are back to school which also means I’m back to packing school lunch.  Packing a fun, healthy and zero waste lunch

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Tips for the Week’s Food Prep

School is starting again after a long summer and that means we’re back in routines which is nice but also a more busy weeks and that means less time to

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Scents Make No Sense!

Fruity, floral, musky, and fresh…to many people, the word “fragrance” means something that smells pleasant, such as perfume. We don’t often stop to think that scents are chemicals. Fragrance chemicals

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Zero Waste School Supplies

School is starting again and with this pandemic some schools are opening with in class learning while our school is doing distant learning. No matter how school is happening this

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Water Conservation Tips

I don’t know about you, but reading about the low water reserve  and all the droughts  scares me and we have not even began the fire season yet. Unfortunately, California

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How We Do To Reduce Our Carbon Footprints

Yesterday the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change release a report that declared a “code red for humanity” and give a grim glimpse of the world’s future. And the report’s statement

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Water Saving Tips for the Garden

With summer comes hot weather and dry days, so naturally you have to water your garden.  Because water is precious and conservation is essential, we have to be more water

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Plastic-Free Periods

Just because we flush them or toss them into the trash doesn’t mean that they’re gone! Pads and tampons certainly do have an environmental impact.  An average woman will use

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DIY Mouth Rinse

My oral care is all zero waste. I use a compostable toothbrush, toothpaste tablets, as well as compostable and refillable dental floss. To help keep my teeth as healthy as

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Cheers to a HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON & a warm cup of Fire Cider 🔥

Our family loves a good brew of fire cider, especially these days when prioritizing health is a MUST!

Fire Cider is a slightly spicy, tasty remedy effective in helping relieve sinus congestion, ward off colds and flus, aid digestion, increase circulation and boost the immune system.

Taken daily in one large shot of 1.5 ounces, it can support the immune system. 

If you're not used to the strong flavor, you may want to dilute it with water. This liquid can be used for cooking, also.

I personally like to take a shot each day as well as use it in soups, marinades and chili, and as a base in dressings.

The main ingredients in fire cider and its benefits are listed/

Ginger—contains antiviral properties

🧅Onion—anti-inflammatory

🧄Garlic—antiviral and antimicrobial properties

Jalapeño pepper—supports circulation and contains antioxidants

Turmeric—contains potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties

🍎Apple cider—contains various healthful properties, including antimicrobial and antioxidant effects.

🌱Rosemary—rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds

Comment and let me know if you have made your own batch of fire cider!

Let me know what you think!!!

#immunesupport #antiviral #firecider #zerowasteimmunity #zerowasteliving #zerowasteholidays #zerowastemama #immunityboost #zerowasterecipe
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It’s fun to think that yesterday I was walking in snow and today I’m gardening. Love being back in my garden, my kitchen and with my family.




#gardening #gardeninglife #gardeninglove #urbanhomestead #growingfood #growtoeat #growingfoodinmygarden #growingfoodinthecity #backyardhomestead #backyardgarden #sustainableliving #organicgardening
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Leaving Sweden with a heavy heart but so excited to see my boys and the fur babies. I looking forward to lots of cuddles and kisses.




#sweden #snow #christmasdecorations #goodbye #hello
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Last day and we end with an amazing vegan lunch at @hermans_givepeasachance with an beautiful winter wonderland view.




#hermansrestaurang #veganrestaurant #veganfood #veganfoodshare #whatveganseat #oldtownstockholm #winterwonderland #stockholmsweden #sweden #winterinstockholm #winter
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Can I tell you all how great it’s been to not been driving a car for the past two weeks? I absolutely hate that we have no choice but own and drive a car in San Diego.




#publictransportation #travelingbytrain #carfreeliving #publictransportationrocks #sustainablettavel #subway #stockholmsubway
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Trash Talk Tuesday. We’re sharing Christmas room spray and chai tea made with essential oils. If you’re interested in one of @sustainabilitylovingmom essential oil class feel free to message her.

Christmas room spray

* 20 drops orange
* 20 drops cinnamon
* 10 drops clove
Add to a 4 oz glass spray bottle and fill up rest with water
Shake before using

Chia tea

* 6 Cups Almond Milk or Oatmilk
* 5-6 Tbs Sweetener, I use maple syrup
* 1 Drop Cinnamon Essential Oil
* 1 Drop Cardamom
* 1 Drop Clove Essential Oil
* 1 Drop Spark Naturals Ginger Essential Oil

Warm milk and remove from stove. Add essentials oils and sweetener, stir and enjoy 😊
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Last days here in stockholm and I will miss all the Christmas plants and decorations outside the the flower stores.





#christmasplants #christmasdecorations #oldtownstockholm #stockholm #stockholmsweden #sweden #traveling
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Teaching the kids how to repair holes in clothes and socks and to fix loose buttons has been one of best money saving skills as well a life skill I think everyone should have.





#repair #repairclothes #mendingclothes #mending #repairinsteadofreplace #fixingholesinclothes #zerowasteclothes #zerowastemama #zerowastelifestyle
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Thankfully, the kitchen is, by far, one of the easiest places to make significant waste-reducing changes because swaps are simple, and there are many options available on the market.

On my web site I share what my favorite zero waste kitchen essentials are and you find the link in my profile.





#zerowastekitchen #zerowastekitchenessentials #zerowasteswaps #zerowasteliving #zerowastetips #zerowastwhome #wastefreeliving #wastefreelife #sustainableliving
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Lots of unpackaged sourdough bread in the grocery store. The smell when you walk by is amazing.




#sourdoughbread #levainbread #levain #plasticfree #plasticfreebread #packagefree #zerowastefood #zerowasteshopping #zerowasteliving #zerowastelife #wastefreeshopping #wastefreeliving
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It’s a fact that food and drinks taste better outdoors




#fika #swedishfika🇸🇪 #hotdrinkseason #foodoutdoors #foodinnature #fikatime #spendingtimeoutdoors #teaonthego
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