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10 Alternatives to Bottled Water and Soda

If you do nothing else to reduce your waste or if you want to start on the zero-waste, plastic-free path and don’t know where to start, consider cutting store-bought bottled beverages. 1,250 more words

Zero Waste

Unraveling, Part III--On the Occasion of Your Meeting Carly

Dear Lily June,

I’ve had a problematic relationship with dolls, anyway.

Once, in a college class I took on gender in the early 2000’s, we students were asked, if we could find one, to bring in a doll to class. 2,420 more words

Parenting And Motherhood

I Am Hardly Original

My idea that our family do a buy nothing year was certainly not an original one. I realize it is something that has been brewing over many years of reading news stories and blogs and consuming online videos and tweets. 394 more words

Live Better

January 2016 Summary

“I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!”

“ has come and passed. The innocent can never last. Wake me up when ends.”

Winter is still very much here, and January has very much ended. 924 more words

Waste Free

A Lesson to Macy's From George Banks

Apparently I have more to say on the subject of the wedding registry. (Who knew such a benign cultural convention would make for such great literary fodder?) 1,033 more words

Humor

STUFF Project: How to create a wardrobe you love

After attempting the first challenge of purging 5 items a week, I realized that being more systematic about my purge may be beneficial (with 5 items being an absolute minimum).  626 more words

Sustainability

The Story of Stuff–In Which You (Formally) Meet Monkaroo

Dear Lily June,

Meet Monkaroo.

He may look, to you, like any one of a number of cute stuffed monkeys you’ll see around the world (or even around our apartment). 2,362 more words

Memories And Memoir