Where I Found My Ethical Wedding Dress (+ How You Can, Too)

Some brides start their wedding dress search knowing exactly what they want. Some have no idea where to even begin. Being the picky and particular person I am, I fell into the first category. I wanted a large ball gown (the bigger, the better!), some sparkles up top somewhere, and of course, for it to

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My Early Morning Routine for Productivity + Happiness

Let me start by saying that, like most people out there, I am not a “morning person”. I have never had a morning routine, or any other routine now that I think of it. When I was in elementary school, my mom signed up my younger sister and I for a plethora of extracurricular activities,

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Staying Sustainable While Moving Homes

Moving into your first home is a rollercoaster of emotions. You’re excited, no doubt, but also scatterbrained and overwhelmed. Throw a sad attempt to reduce waste during your move into the mix, and I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a full-blown meltdown on the horizon. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my own

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My Sustainable Wedding: Planning Update!

J and I are about 8 months away from our wedding date and the sustainable wedding planning is really starting to come together! We’ve got our venue, DJ, photographer/videographer, florist, wedding dress, our engagement photos, and are just about ready to hit send on our (electronic) Save the Date’s. While there has already been a

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My Sustainable Wedding: Bridesmaid Proposals!

There’s a lot of gift-giving that happens throughout the traditional wedding planning process, and if you’re like me and trying to plan a more sustainable wedding, then this can cause a few issues. Not only are so many of the gifts very event-specific (for example, bridal party matching t-shirts), but they’re often not quality products

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4 Easy Changes for an Eco Lifestyle

Since making the switch to slow fashion over a year ago, I’ve become so much more aware of not only the clothing I buy and what’s in my closet, but also of how my overall lifestyle affects the people and world around me. I’ve starting thinking more about clean, non-toxic beauty. I’ve learned about minimalism

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