Blog 26

Travels | Slow Living in the Italian Village

Many of us feel that sometimes life is too hectic, too chaotic, too busy and simply overwhelming. And we often feel hungry for a change, hungry for a simpler and slower life. This is the way of living at my parents home, in one Italian village. Days were sunny and peacefully slow there. On first days…

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La Pepa Blog

My Year Without Shopping | July Update

“Live Well. Consume Less. Feel Fabulous!” July was a super busy month. And a month of changes. We left our first family home, a place we called home for 6 years and moved into a new home. We were not planning to move this year, but maybe it was time – Melita finally has her own room…

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Blog 27

Earth Overshoot Day | Move the Date

In 2018, Earth Overshoot Day lands on August 1. Earth Overshoot Day (previously known as Ecological Debt Day) marks the date when we (all of humanity) have used more resources than our planet can renew in the entire year. This year marks the earliest overshoot day it has ever been and currently we are using 1.7 earths a…

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Eco Kitchen | Foraging Elderflowers and Drying for Tea

Plastic-Free July Tips & Ideas

“Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money” Plastic-Free July is an annual movement to help reduce the use of single-use plastics. It started in Australia in 2011 with a handful of participants and now has grown into a…

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