...aka living sustainably with our little one. Having a baby definitely affects your ideals about sustainable living. Nevertheless, it is up to you how much. There have been some changes in my case, but - to my own surprise - they were not so significant. Most people (including me) think that once you have a … Continue reading When a #minimumwaste girl has a baby
Minimalism lifestyle seems to be on the rise today, as it represents a great contrast to the mass consumption and material way of living. Instagram is full of #minimalist hashtags and it has become a common word in all languages. But do you really know what minimalism is and where did it come from? We … Continue reading Minimalism explained
Sustainability is in now. It's not for only for hippies with unshaved legs and tie dye t-shirts anymore, to be eco-friendly is simply cool, just as everything that’s natural, organic and/or vegan. I have nothing against, of course, I’m actually glad! Unfortunately, many brands take advantage of it and use these words in advertisements or in their product description falsely. In other words, … Continue reading Greenwashing is all around us
I went to a baby store when I was in the 8th month for the first time. Most probably it was the last time, too. I was shocked how many products for the tiny creatures are out there! My minimalist & minimum waste self decided to prove myself and the world that 90% of all those things the baby actually doesn’t need.
Why do I care about natural or synthetic? The answer is simple. Conventional hair products from the drug store as well as the professional ones usually contain a dangerous cocktail of chemicals that are harmful not only for our hair and body, but the environment, too. That's why I've decided to take care of my … Continue reading Natural & minimum waste hair care
After one year since my last trip to Cape verde, I finally took off again! This time I headed to my beloved Mexico. I’ve already been there five years ago, as a volunteer. The purpose of this journey was totally different this time - I went to meet my fiancée’s family and enjoy a family … Continue reading Travel guide: Mexico
...aka what I (didn't) buy during pregnancy. As my belly started growing (around 22nd week), I’ve been having the “I have nothing to wear!” panic attacks from time to time. Sounds familiar to you, pregnant ladies? It’s not only that your crop tops and regular fitted sweaters and t-shirts just don’t fit anymore, but also … Continue reading Pregnancy fashion minimalism
Since our Minimum Waste shop has opened its doors, I’ve observed a couple of things here. Most people that come in would say something like: It’s amazing what you do, the plastics are terrible. Some of them would top it off with: Thank god that they hand out paper bags instead now. I also noticed … Continue reading What does “sustainability” actually mean