Mandy Ferreira

My Family Stopped Giving Presents—It Makes Christmas So Much Happier
We avoid the emotional and financial stress of the season, and now the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas feel exciting again.
10 Festive LED Christmas Lights To Save You Energy And Money
Brighten up your holiday season with these energy-saving twinkle lights.
12 Plastic-Free, Zero-Waste Holiday Decor Ideas We Love
Embrace nature and ditch plastic, tinsel, and fake snow these holidays.
10 Best Green Holiday Cards To Send This Year
Forget single-use paper and plastic glitter—send these upcycled (and recyclable!) cards instead.
Let Me Tell You What It’s Really Like To Be A Minimalist
It isn’t all perfectly organized closets and stylish Scandinavian furniture.
8 Mistakes You're Making Every Time You Wash The Dishes
From spreading germs to damaging your favorite pan, here’s what you're getting wrong.
The Best Places To Shop Online If You Want To Live A Zero Waste Lifestyle
These online stores are committed to recyclable and compostable packaging and naturally sourced materials.
These Are The 11 Things You Should Never, Ever Flush Down The Toilet
These commonly flushed objects wreak havoc on sewers and natural waterways.
13 Amazingly Useful Things You Can Do With Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree oil may be the hardest working essential oil you can buy.
17 Ways To Produce Less Trash And Save Money—According To Zero Wasters
Zero waste ain't as scary as it sounds; start small and your health and wallet will benefit in the long run.