THE PRIVILEGE OF LIVING ZERO WASTE

In the age of social media, it’s become easy for us to oversimplify the zero waste movement, with many influencers promoting the idea that “everyone can live zero waste.” Through the lens of Instagram in particular, going zero waste looks easy and pretty — from beautifully stocked shelves of food jars to perfectly organized flat lays of zero waste products  … not to mention the idea of never having to do trash duty again. But if there’s anything we already know about Instagram, it’s that it doesn’t usually tell the whole story.

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WORDS ON WINTER + EXPLORING VINTAGE MINIMALISM

As soon as March rolls around, I’m usually ready to say farewell to winter. But this year is different. As much as I’m starting to crave that warm sunshine on my face, I’m also feeling reluctant as signs of spring slowly emerge from the melting ice and snow because I know this will likely be our last winter living in the Northeast … at least for a while. We’re still waiting to find out exactly where our move will take us in the next few months, but right now, it’s looking like we’ll be heading somewhere that doesn’t see much snow, if any.

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THE CARDIFF VS. THE LORENA

As I look out the window seeing a blanket of snow covering the ground, with temperatures dipping into the teens later this week, I think it’s safe to say coat season is officially here! With that said, now seems like a fitting time to share a little coat comparison featuring my go-to mid-weight coats — the Cardiff from Only Child Clothing and the Lorena from Two Fold Clothing.

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MIXING OLD + NEW

One of my favorite weekend activities since making the shift to slow fashion is ... you guessed it! Thrifting. Since starting my thrifting journey, I've managed to score some beautiful, high-quality pieces at incredible prices. And the best part? I'm giving these clothes a new, loving life ... and keeping them out of the landfill.

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