Category Archives: Plastic-Free Living

I Don’t Have to Go Grocery Shopping This Week

I’m trying to rekindle a habit that I had up until about five years ago: shopping in my pantry before going grocery shopping. When I was in college, I did that out of necessity, sometimes stretching one week’s groceries into … Continue reading

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Being Happy with What I Have

In my period 3 class, a group of four students decided they really liked my fountain pens and wanted to be an official fountain pen club. I had some donated Pilot Varsities that I used as loaners, and I gave … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Mediterranean Casserole

I decided to make an old comfort-food favorite for breakfast this morning to use the last of my homemade stock*. The result was more delicious than ever — my stock has definitely been increasing the flavor of the foods I’ve … Continue reading

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Naked Binder Update

Just over a year ago, I wrote my review for Naked Binder products (you can read the review here). I just wanted to write that a year later, all of the binder products still look brand new despite daily use and … Continue reading

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Frugality and Long Periods Without Spending

I was looking up some recipes for homemade ketchup (we just ran out, and I want to avoid the plastic bottle), and in the process I came across two blogs where the writers decided to not spend any money for … Continue reading

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Plastic Free Cheese

Today my husband and I took the train into L.A. to check out the Grand Central Market, and we actually got plastic-free cheese. It’s not really feasible to take a three-hour round trip just for cheese, but I will keep … Continue reading

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This Week’s Plastic Packaging Tally

Intentional: -Plastic-wrapped large block of cheese. Still haven’t found an alternative. -LED bulb package x 4. The package was mostly paper but had a plastic shell around the bulb itself. -#5 tub of sour cream. I’ll send it to Gimme … Continue reading

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