Miik Clothing – Buy less. Choose well. Make it last.

I know that I highlight a lot of sustainable brands whilst simultaneously encouraging the idea that we should consume less. These ideas combined can come across as contradictory. With this in mind, I’m now trying to make sure that I only feature companies that create quality items that will last a long time. Introducing Miik […]

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Nine Ethical Christmas Gifts for Her

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I’ve curated a list of sustainable gifts for “her” along with a few discount codes. The ideas listed below are pieces that I personally love or ones that I’ve had my eye on for a while. Items range in price from around $10 to $250. Large Silver Hoop Earrings – Stockholm Rose Designs – $54 […]

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Sustainable Exploring in LA – Union Station

If you’ve visited my blog before, you may know that I like exploring sustainable lifestyle alternatives and the City of Angels. Since moving here, I’ve also developed a fondness for the Spanish California Missions dotted around the State (I have 15 out of the 21 left to visit). Union Station combines these three loves of […]

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Swap Society – an Environmentally Friendly way to Update your Wardrobe

If you haven’t heard the phrase “clothes swapping” before, it refers to events that are similar to boot fairs (or swap meets) and became popular in San Francisco during the nineties.  People pick clothing they’d like to swap and then get together to exchange with other.  I recently came across Swap Society, a website which […]

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Stormie Dreams in Joshua Tree

Until recently, I’d never been a fan of camping.  I like sleeping in a bed and showering every night.  With a bit of cajoling from my husband and the promise of seeing lots of wildflowers, I’ve now been backcountry camping in Joshua Tree twice.  In this post, I’ll share my experience at Joshua Tree National […]

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Re-usable Bottled Shampoo, Conditioner, and Body Wash. Featuring – Plaine Products

Since deciding to try and live more sustainably, I’ve started looking at some of my everyday habits differently.  Around eight million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans every year; we produce mountains of plastic refuse.  I recently came across Plaine Products, a subscription based company that has created natural, vegan toiletries packaged in reusable, […]

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