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Weekend Wrap-Garden, Sustainable Living, Sourdough

I always feel as though I’ve taken the easy way out when I use ‘Weekend Wrap’ as a post title, but it really does sum up everything quite accurately for this post. 843 more words

Plastic Free July; Or Kind of.

Apologies for the delay in posting. It’s been election time here in Australia. While the election result isn’t the point of this post ( its looking like a hung parliament again joy) I’ve been glued to the tv. 615 more words

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Living with less plastic

Single use plastic is everywhere. Have you ever tried grocery shopping at one of the big brand stores and coming away with no plastic? Without a lot of planning it’s almost impossible. 273 more words

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Post the First

Welcome to Beginner Hippy my home on the internet to help document my successes and failures as I try to live as a more conscious consumer. 236 more words

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Mermaid's Tears For Earth Day

By Finn Clark when he was age 9 (With Some Help from his Mom)

Last Friday was Earth Day at our school, a Montessori school called Voyager, and we created art from plastic my family found on the beaches of Bainbridge Island and the Olympic Peninsula. 442 more words

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Why I Never Buy Trash Bags

A friend of mine recently asked me what to do when she had something stinky in her trash, like meat packaging. She often has to empty her smelly trash and waste a whole plastic trash bag because her bag is only half full. 577 more words

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10 Toxic-Free Home-Made Easter Egg Ideas

1) Toxic-Free Magic Marker Dye: I’ll start with my favorite because it’s so easy and does 2 things in 1. It dyes your eggs but also revives your tired out Crayola or other toxic-free magic markers. 452 more words

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