How to go zerowaste for FREE

Growing up in a big house meant things added up quickly in our home. Everything was always multiplied by 6 (my parents, sisters, and I) or more if we had guest visiting or family living with us temporarily. Anytime my Mom or Dad could find things that were Free.99 they were on it like white [...]

10 Reasons Why Men Love Zerowaste Women

Growing up my understanding of sustainable living was recycling water bottles, plastic bags, and cardboard. I never thought about how to live sustainably as a child, teenager, and a young adult for a while too. I didn't have friends growing up that cared about the environment and openly talked about it. Little did I know [...]

9 Reasons to Visit Tare Market

I grew up grocery shopping with my Mama and sisters at big stores like Walmart and Costco. We always spent hours in the store and usually got way more than we needed. It was a very mundane thing of life but I enjoyed it a lot- at least everything besides unloading the car.  Supporting small [...]

5 Simple(r) Changes Series: Kitchen

The holidays for my family always meant waking up at the crack of dawn to start cooking. Any woman who is able-bodied is in our kitchen in true African fashion. Hours of cooking, tired feet, cramped fingers, and sweat goes into cooking our Ghanaian and American dishes. It's one of the most exhausting things I [...]

Experiences Over Things: Stillwater, MN Style

One Saturday after a long day of working my mom decided we would just come home, pack an overnight bag and go to the beach. I was excited because nothing sounded better than to get out of Tallahassee and embrace the beach. My poor Dad was so confused and slow he was almost left behind. [...]