• Natural Living,  Zero Waste

    My Switch to a Menstrual Cup

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hi friends! Last week was long, tiring, rainy, and… full of blood. For some reason menstruation is something we’re afraid to talk about. Why is that? It’s nothing we should be ashamed of, it’s not gross, it’s natural and healthy. Since I don’t think we should be afraid to talk about it, I’m here to talk about the menstrual cup and all it’s glory. Since I’ve started my period I’ve always used pads. When I started my period at thirteen the thought of a tampon going into my vagina was overwhelming and totally not on the table for me. So, I stuck to pads. And…

  • Zero Waste

    Deciding Between Your Well Being and Your Planet

    For me, being less wasteful has been a slow process that is still happening. So far there are plenty of things I’ve gotten rid of, stopped buying, or replaced with less wasteful options. But what about the things that you don’t want to give up? How do you decide if it’s worth keeping or worth getting rid of? Well, that’s completely up to you. You should never feel bad about saying “I can’t get rid of the hand soap I use that comes in plastic bottle”. That’s completely okay. There are more than a few things that I realized I can’t do without or substitute. Some I’m just saying no…

  • Zero Waste

    Why Zero Waste?

    Zero waste is a very dramatic term. A term that I don’t necessarily follow to a tee at all. Like most Americans, I have found myself producing an unsettling amount of trash on a daily basis. A lot of this trash is totally  unnecessary, and I thought that maybe I could see what I could do to reduce it as much as I could.  This urge to reduce my waste is something that has been culminating for years. I once saw a video of a sea turtle having a straw pulled out of his nose that was absolutely horrific. I also found out that in 2050 there will be more trash…