Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother Let us talk about zero waste. What does this really mean? According to Wikpedia, zero waste can be defined as: “a set of principles focused on waste prevention that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. The goal is for no trash to… Read More What Not to Buy When Going Zero Waste
Written by: The Green Crunchy Mother If you have landed on my blog, perhaps you are a crunchy person or curious about how to become one. People often ask me what does it mean to be crunchy? Is this actually a “thing”? Crunchy people can also be referred to as “hippie”, “granola”, and “green”. This… Read More What Does Crunchy Living Mean?
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother So, you’ve arrived on this page probably because you are wondering, what does “living sustainable ” mean anyway? Sustainable living is a life style . Wikpedia defines it as: “Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society‘s use of the Earth‘s natural resources and… Read More What Does It Mean To Live A Sustainable Life Style?
This satisfying minestrone soup features a classic combination of fresh herbs, vegetables, white beans, and pasta. Although this recipe is delicious as written, don’t be afraid to experiment a bit with the ingredients. This dish is a great way to use up any extra fresh herbs and vegetables you have available. Tip: For best results,… Read More Hearty Minestrone Soup with Fresh Arugula
Are you looking for an easy and stress free way to start your mornings? This healthy and delicious smoothie tastes more like a decadent dessert than a nutritious way to start the day. The natural sweetness of the orange and carrots are balanced by a trio of complementary spices, while a spoonful of homemade coconut… Read More Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream
Are you looking for ways to refresh your home decor? It doesn’t take a big chunk of money or major renovations to refresh your home whenever you feel the need to. In this article, I have put together these 5 easy and frugal ideas you can do right away to give your home some sprucing… Read More 5 Easy Frugal Ways To Refresh Your Home Decor
Being a stay-at-home mom is far from easy and unless you have a very good idea of how to manage your time, things can get pretty chaotic. Trust me, I speak from experience. Juggling the schedules of my three boys requires a lot of planning and excellent time management skills. In my opinion, to be… Read More 10 Productivity Hacks for Stay-at-home Moms
Whatever your mom hustle is, mornings can get pretty chaotic and just one thing going wrong can throw off your entire day (and make everyone extra cranky pants). Does this sound familiar? As a mom with three boys, I need structure and routine to keep everything running smoothly. I’m not claiming you’ll never have a… Read More Morning Mom Routine -Ways to Simplify Your Mornings
Did you know that minimalism and simplicity are common terms used today? Are they the same thing? In my opinion, there are varying degrees of minimalism. Many view minimalism as the modern equivalent of living in a cave and eating berries by a fire, but that isn’t necessarily the case. If you feel like your… Read More Is Minimalism For You?
What is minimalism? In my opinion, minimalism places an emphasis on family, friends, relationship, experiences, and personal growth. Accumulating possessions beyond what is necessary is avoided. Most of us live lives of collecting the latest items, whether it be the latest cell phone, a new car, or a new appliance. Being free of the need… Read More 10 Amazing Advantages of Minimalism
This beet and butternut squash soup has a brilliant flavor with a depth of flavor that will astound you. Soups are easy meals to prepare and can be served with a wholesome salad as a side dish. To add some comfort to this meal, I also like to serve this with some fresh bread from… Read More Beet and Butternut Squash Soup
Disclaimer: I have no formal training in nutrition, essential oils, or toxin free living. I am just a self taught mum who wants the best for her children and to share what works for my family, and what does not! Just because it works for my family it does not mean that it will work… Read More Soothing, Relaxing, and Energizing Bath Recipes
Disclaimer: I have no formal training in nutrition, essential oils, or toxin free living. I am just a self taught mum who wants the best for her children and to share what works for my family, and what does not! Just because it works for my family it does not mean that it will work… Read More How Essential Oils Can Help Relax You