Category Archives: habits

Greening the Mainstream

I will say that we have come a long way in knowledge of the environment and the overuse of chemicals, but organic natural products and services are still on the fringe and more expensive. There are people who say that … Continue reading

Posted in celebrity endorsements, environment, everyday life, habits, health and beauty, natural products, plastic free, recycle, skin care, Target, Uncategorized, Zero Waste | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s all about the list… end of 4 weeks

I went into this 4 week experiment with no preconceived notions of the outcome. I was not disappointed. I wanted to evaluate my free time, money spent and priorities and I have done just that. First, let me tell you … Continue reading

Posted in everyday life, habits, health and beauty, lists, needs, shopping, Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

Want vs Need, weeks 2 & 3

Now that I am just about finished with the 3rd week of my no shopping experiment, I have some observations to share. Supermarkets have a lot more than just food Drugstores should change their name to “A little bit of … Continue reading

Posted in everyday life, habits, health and beauty, lists, needs, organizing, planning, shopping, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

It’s All or Nothing

This is the type of attitude that puts people off. I have been reading a lot about minimalism, zero waste, environmental issues and going plastic free. There are so many good blogs and ideas around, but there are too many … Continue reading

Posted in environment, everyday life, habits, health and beauty, minimalism, plastic free, purging, recycle, Uncategorized, water, Zero Waste | Tagged | 1 Comment

A month without…

I am starting an experiment on September 11, 2017. With the exception of food I am going to try to go a month without shopping for anything. I will do my weekly food shopping and medical prescriptions only, I will … Continue reading

Posted in everyday life, Friends, gardening, habits, purging, resolutions, shopping, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Purse Purge

My mother used to describe her purse as her survival kit and to be honest she had a lot of stuff in there. I don’t know if she was prepared for a zombie apocalypse but we stood a good chance, … Continue reading

Posted in everyday life, habits, organizing, planning, purging, purse, sharing projects, Uncategorized, zombie apocalypse | Tagged , | 1 Comment

How to use nuggets of time to ease stress

I am sure that most of us have heard to set aside time to meditate for stress relief. I have tried multiple times and me being me cannot relax enough for it to work, so I have come up with … Continue reading

Posted in downtime, everyday life, habits, organizing, planning, stress, Uncategorized | Leave a comment