When we first purchased Gingerhawk, our property in Washington State, the previous owners left behind these charming Adirondack chairs. While they’ve got a beautiful shape, they were in pretty rough condition after sitting outside exposed to the elements for nearly two years. The wood was weathered and splintering, and the chairs were wobbling at every…

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Growing up, I idolized Martha Stewart, and I’ve always been obsessed with optimizing the art of home-making. I like the idea of creating an efficient home-life where you always have exactly what you need (no more, no less), and never need to worry about running out. Well now it’s 2019, and Autoship is here to…

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Image via ZeroWasteChef.com Let’s talk about zero waste for a minute. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, “zero waste” refers to a lifestyle in which you don’t generate any trash that goes to landfill. You can recycle bottles and cans, etc., and compost your food scraps, but nothing goes into the garbage bin.…

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Let’s be honest. We have a trash problem. Every year there are more people, and every year we have more trash to throw away. But what exactly are you throwing away? In our latest episode, we talk trash. Last month we both kept…

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Implementing sustainability requires more than a desire for change and a hope that someone else will make it happen. Sustainability requires hard work, innovation, intelligence, passion and science. In our latest podcast, What Does Sustainability Mean?, we help listeners understand sustainability by providing them with some basic definitions. Our intentions are always to break down what…

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Image via @alter.experiences Are you looking for a unique camping experience without all the stress of planning and packing? Alter Experiences, located in the high mountains of San Diego’s back country, offers one-of-a-kind glamping experiences in suspended tree tents near Mt. Laguna. They also have a family-friendly luxury tent that’s perfect for kids. Alter Experiences…

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I first learned about the “zero-waste” movement after reading an article about how Lauren Singer, founder of the blog Trash is for Tossers, managed to fit all the waste she had generated over the course of several years into a tiny mason jar. I was really inspired, and wanted to start my own journey towards…

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Many people talk, Al Smith walks. Al is a great example of someone taking action. He and his ocean ambassadors take part in regular beach clean ups. Take a look at their Beach Clean Ups page on the groups website to get a…

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On June 15th, 2017 I got LASIK eye surgery. I would describe the procedure as life-changing, and I am so glad I did it.  Over one year later, I have 20/15 vision with no negative side effects. The outcome is everything I dreamed of and more! To be honest, I was absolutely terrified of LASIK…

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