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Zero Waste Eating

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The earth has taken on a lot. It is resilient, yet, we need to do our part to help our planet get caught up. Let’s talk about the ways that we encounter single use plastics daily. One of the most frequent times I see plastic is when it comes to food. At the grocery, at […]

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Spring Gift Bundles

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Spring is filled with many opportunities to shop consciously. Easter, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries the list goes on. At MSL we have compiled a list of three gift bundles.

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Laundry for Longevity

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Doing the laundry was something many of our elders didn’t take lightly. There were lots of rules compared to today. This is because natural fiber clothing was more prevalent. Since then, synthetics took over the apparel industry. Natural fibers require presence, education and patience to care for each garment. The act of doing laundry infused […]

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What do you wear to bed?

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Often when I work with my Sustainable Style clients they can’t believe what is hiding in their textiles (I am right there with them). It can quickly get overwhelming, in order to combat wardrobe spinout I remind them to start in bed. We spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping. If you are often jumping into […]

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Winter Solstice it’s Time to Rest & Renew

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Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. For so many Winter is not a fan favorite but there is real medicine in this time of year. From living an intentional and seasonal life, I have found there to be a few things that really assist in embracing the cold months. Light Candles: This brings […]

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Sustainable Gifting During the Holidays

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Thirty-four percent of Americans will return gifts they received over the holiday season according to a study by WalletHub. As the holiday offerings ramp up sooner and sooner every year, let’s keep this statistic in mind (such a time suck for all involved). Tis the season to take a few minutes to pause and consider, […]

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3 Ways to Lower Toxins at Home

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When you think of toxins you might image smoke stacks or smog in a busy city. Restrictions concerning pollution are put in place where you live but what about the levels of toxins in your home. The Environmental Protection Agency reports that the typical American spends about 90% of his or her time indoors and levels […]

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Sustainable Dog Swaps

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Raising a puppy can come with a lot of purchases. Before Charley came home, we did our best to acquire items that she could grow into. She’s 10 months now and today we are sharing three of our sustainable dog swaps. Endless soft toys vs. a couple of heartier chew toys. We noticed early on […]

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When Everyday Is Earth Day

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Every choice we make is bringing us closer or further to the world we want to live in and leave behind. Planning an annual activity that benefits the earth is always a great idea. Such as our Annual Textile Recycling event (read our favorite tips here). When it comes to honoring Mother Earth daily, it is […]

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Healthy Laundry Habits

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Yes washing on cold is a great place to start to lower energy costs. But how about a routine that helps the environment and minimizes the the toxic load that enters your home. Wash: When it comes to soap, choose a plastic free option that is much lighter in weight such as Tru Earth laundry […]

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