Minimizing Your Digital Life

I tend to talk a lot about the physical “stuff” that comprises our lives. But these days — there’s also a TON of digital stuff. And while it doesn’t take up physical space in your home, it does take up much needed mental space. Digital clutter is one of those things that hums in the background and ultimately becomes a distraction… whether it be the incessant notifications taking you away from dinner, the mindless opening and closing of the Facebook app on your phone, the unanswered email that’s on the back of your mind,  or the time it takes you to sift through 10,000 photos to find the one you want to share.… // Continue reading.

Link Round Up #21

Favorites from the week:

If you haven’t watched To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before on Netflix — what are you waiting for? Such a perfect high school rom-com WITH an Asian-American lead. I smiled the whole way through.

Using Nextdoor to furnish and landscape your home. For free.

Planning a sustainable wedding.

Things to do when you’re bored. Instead of going down the internet rabbit hole.

Crying in H Mart.

Kroger says bye to plastic bags.

Top 5 Eco-Friendly Laundry Swaps

Continuing on with our little eco-friendly swap series… we’re on to the laundry room! I think the laundry is one of easiest areas to make eco-friendly swaps because there are so many good, effective alternatives.

  1. The item: Liquid laundry detergent in plastic jug
    The swap: Powder detergent in box
    I personally love the JR Watkins powder detergent (linked above). It’s a bit tough to find but it’s usually available somewhere online. One box lasts me about 9 months and it’s worked just as well as my old Tide detergent.
  2. The item: Dryer sheets
    The swap: Wool dryer balls + essential oils
    Another super easy swap.
// Continue reading.