Hey everyone! This is Sophia. We’re weeding our backyard garden today. How do you weed a garden? Step 1: Remove all stones and sticks. Step 2: Pull the weeds by the roots. Step 3: Till the soil. That’s it for … Continue reading We’re weeding the garden today!
One of the goals of my sustainable living journey is to throw away less junk. It’s a lot harder than it sounds. I am not a person who likes to save stuff. I hate clutter, and I hate having old junk lying around the house.
In fact, my kids are constantly coming to me with upcycling ideas for the home. They ask me if they can keep stuff like used milk cartons, scraps of old clothes, hardware, and everything else that makes a mess. And I say no.
No, I don’t want milk cartons and cardboard boxes piling up in your bedroom. You’re never going to use it. It’s just going to sit there and make us look like hoarders. Continue reading Upcycling Ideas for the Home: Donate your repurposed junk!
Today is Meatless Monday, and I’m trying a new vegetarian recipe this week! I simply modified a standard recipe for lentil soup to make it vegetarian. And I added in some cauliflower because I had some that I needed to use up. Enjoy! Continue reading Vegetarian Recipe: Lentil and Cauliflower Soup for Meatless Monday
Each week for Photo Friday, I will simply share a photo. This is Sophia’s forest hideout! Continue reading Sophia’s Forest Hideout
Dontcha hate those recipe blogs that force you to read through a 10 page essay about the time the writer had too many peppers and created this recipe to solve the epic over-pepperization crisis? And you’re thinking, “Who cares about your dang peppers?! Just give me the recipe!”
Yeah? This isn’t one of those blogs. Continue reading Vegetarian Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta for Meatless Monday
If you’re interested in new ideas for living green and frugally, I’ve got a ton of simple ideas that you can implement today. Continue reading 37 Tips for Living Green and Frugally
When it comes to home gardening, summer usually gets all the attention. I love summer produce as much as anybody. But one of our family’s sustainable living goals is to grow as much of our own food as we can, and that means that we need a winter vegetable garden. Continue reading Your Winter Vegetable Garden