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My Year Without Shopping | October Update

October was a quiet and homey month. Talking about My Year Without Shopping challenge, it was an excellent month. I have no purchases to report and managed to end the month with Simple and Low Waste Halloween, without spending any money on decorations or my daughter’s costume. I think it just proves, that we can celebrate…

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Eco Kitchen | Instant Homemade Oat Milk

Eco Kitchen | Instant Homemade Oat Milk

One from many things I learned from My Year Without Shopping challenge is that Making things yourself can be both satisfying and cost-effective. I wish someone has told me a long time ago, how easy it is to make your own plant-based milk! I love cashews and hazelnut milk, but they take some planning to make, as you…

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Eco Book Club | Zero Waste Home Review & Discussion

Eco Book Club | Zero Waste Home Review & Discussion

A brighter future starts at home. Make yours a waste-free sanctuary This book is a part of Eco Book Club – a club for sustainability enthusiasts and book lovers. During September/October we were reading “Zero Waste Home” book by Bea Johnson. She blogged about her efforts at the Zero Waste Home for many years. Not only did she…

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Simple and Low Waste Halloween

Simple and Low Waste Halloween

When I think about Halloween, lot’s of plastic junk, waste and tasteless decorations springs to my mind. No wonder I have never been a fan of this celebration. While in Lithuania Halloween isn’t a cultural celebration, here in the UK it appears more widely celebrated and kids are always very excited about it. My daughter…

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