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Zero waste living for everyday families and eco-friendly living with kids. Tips and ideas to reduce waste in everyday living for modern families.

How To Freeze Fruit To Reduce Food Waste At Home

Ever wonder how frozen fruit at the grocery store doesn’t stick together? Read on to learn how to freeze fruit properly and reduce food waste at home. Countless times I’ve pulled fruit from our fridge on the brink of spoiling. While they were no longer tasty to eat fresh, these fruits had plenty of life …

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5 Reasons To Love Libro.fm Audiobook Store & App

Audiobooks are pretty amazing once you get the hang of them. Libro.fm is my favorite audiobook website and app because for many reasons, especially because they support local, independent bookstores. Read on for five reasons to love Libro.fm. If you make a purchase, be sure to use code HONESTLY at checkout (that’s my referral code) …

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5 Quick Mending Tricks for Kids Clothes

Help your kids’ clothing last longer with these five simple mending tricks that don’t require a sewing machine or any special skills. Decades ago, kids’ clothes were built to last. In the last twenty to thirty years, the quality of children’s clothes took a turn for worse, and now we have atrocious amounts of clothing …

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8 Eco-friendly Ways to Dispose of Yard Waste

Wondering how to dispose of yard waste, especially if you don’t have a municipal pickup program available? Here are eight eco-friendly ways to dispose of yard waste so it doesn’t end up in landfills and incinerators. We have a lot of large trees in your yard.  Inevitably, with each storm or windy day, branches fall …

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How To Build A Wooden Pallet Compost Bin

Looking to build a simple wooden pallet compost bin? Read on for some really easy instructions to build a pallet compost bin with repurposed materials for free! This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been around the blog for a hot second, you know I’m a self-proclaimed composting nerd. If not, welcome! I’m so glad …

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