Do You Save Your Things For Special Occasions? (And Why You Shouldn’t)

Growing up, we had a cabinet at home that displayed china plates and tea sets that were never used (or maybe used once a year). If we received gifts from relatives overseas, whether they were toiletries or chocolates, we’d save them and stash it somewhere, sometimes even past its best condition and quality. I’m not … Continue reading Do You Save Your Things For Special Occasions? (And Why You Shouldn’t)

Beginner Mistakes When Trying To Become Zero Waste

As someone who has been learning about sustainable living for less than a year, I could say that I am still a beginner when it comes to living sustainably and being zero waste. There are so many resources online talking about this topic (One of my favorites would be Christine of Simply by Christine). Of … Continue reading Beginner Mistakes When Trying To Become Zero Waste

Why Did I Stick With Minimalism?

It’s been 2 years since I discovered minimalism, and I haven’t looked back since. It’s still an ongoing journey for me, continuously questioning what I needed and what I didn’t, what made me happy and what didn’t add any value. I feel like I still have a long way to go, since admittedly, I feel … Continue reading Why Did I Stick With Minimalism?

Little Steps Towards Reducing Waste

I have been taking baby steps in reducing our household waste in the past year. While being zero-waste and living sustainably would be the dream, I’m just doing what I can instead of trying to be perfect.  I’m listing 9 simple ways that I’m reducing our waste. Well, I think that using eco bags when … Continue reading Little Steps Towards Reducing Waste

Do I Still Practise Minimalism During Lockdown?

With the lockdown restrictions implemented in New Zealand, it’s quite easy to give in and go panic buying for groceries (remember the toilet paper frenzy?) I must admit, once the cases started going up, I was tempted to rush to the supermarket and stock up. Thankfully, we realised that most people would go to the … Continue reading Do I Still Practise Minimalism During Lockdown?