• Upcycling Trash Into Simple, Functional Home Storage

    We live in a world where everything is linkable, buyable, shareable. But what if we spun the script. What if instead of shopping for our next need, we explored the option of upcycling? I know it goes against everything in our consumer driven world to encourage living with less. But today on the blog I wanted to share with you many of my upcycled pieces to provoke some creative thought. And in the process, hopefully, spark some light to live with a little less waste. Did you know you can Pin any of these photos to save them by giving them a simple TAP! How many things do you think…

  • How to Rock Functional Pantry Storage on a Budget

    Have no fear, my three year pantry journey is here! I don’t know about you, but I totally fell victim to Pinterest Pantry Storage envy. The containers. The symmetry. The built in cabinets. And the chandeliers! So many pantry chandeliers. But how can we achieve this dreamy look in our actual homes? On a realistic budget? And in a functional way? As we’ve simplified our lives, aiming for things like zero food waste has become a surprising new goal as a family. Not only is zero food waste budget friendly, it’s so great for our environment. I used to knock the beautiful photos of decanted pantry goods, but the closer…