Authentic Italian Homemade Summer Pesto

Growing up in an Italian household fresh pesto was a traditional part of summer. We would grow as much basil as we could, savoring it for that special time of year when it was time to make pesto. While it would seem like a lot of work in the summer time, we would always be thankful for the time spent making it when we would have fresh pesto in the dead of winter. A little taste of summer that would help get us through some of those long-winter months.

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A Complete Guide To Container Gardening For Beginners

For beginners looking to start gardening, and even for seasoned gardeners often times container gardening is one of the best options for growing your favorite herbs and vegetables. Especially if you live in a small space with little or no land, container gardening is an excellent option that can allow you to grow some of your own food without the need for lots of land.

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How To Choose An Eco-Friendly Mattress

When it comes to creating a healthy home I think that we focus a lot of our attention in the kitchen, our beauty products, and cleaning supplies. But what about the one spot in our home where we are supposed to spend somewhere between 7-9 hours of our day...or should I say night?

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How To Pack For A Zero Waste Move In 5 Simple Steps

As we started planning for our move out of our sixth floor walk up (and no there is no elevator) we started to plan for how we wanted this move to go, and what we wanted to avoid. Since we have adopted a reduced waste lifestyle (we absolutely are still far from perfect) one thing we really wanted to try and limit was the amount of waste that is caused by moving. 

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10 Budget Friendly Sustainable Fashion Brands

One of the most common questions I get asked when it comes to shopping sustainable fashion is where to find budget friendly/affordable sustainable fashion alternatives. Honestly, it's a valid question and one that can sometimes complicated to address.

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How To Choose A Safe Sunscreen This Summer (Both For Your Body And The Planet)

The warm summer days are finally here, which means lots of time outside enjoying this beautiful time of year. But with long days spent in the sun ahead, it is so important that you choose a safe sunscreen that will help protect your skin while you enjoy your time at the beach, by the pool, or wherever your summer activities may take you.

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