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January Update – Costa Rica & New Videos


Hi everyone,

As we’ve been traveling in Costa Rica, I didn’t have much time to write a full blog post. I will get back to the full swing in February. For now, I would like to share with you videos that I have published in January and you may have not seen yet.

Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful last week of January!




NEW VIDEO: What zero waste products are great for traveling? Click the link in bio! πŸ™Œ #zerowaste #holidaylook @alexanderramp

NEW VIDEO: What zero waste...

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#nosara #olasverdes #playaguyones @olasverdes @alexanderramp

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To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour. ~ William Blake
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@olasverdes #olasverdes

To see a World in...

Costa Rican sunsets @olasverdes #olasverdes πŸ“· @alexanderramp

Costa Rican sunsets @olasverdes #olasverdes...

Country living @casaturire #organicgardening #casaturire

Country living @casaturire #organicgardening #casaturire

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in the silence ~ Desiderata @casaturire #casaturire πŸ“· @alexanderramp

Go placidly amid the noise...

Natural and organic. From garden to the table @casaturire #casaturire

Natural and organic. From garden...

I was scared, Alex was scared but we pretended we were totally cool with her riding the horse by herself. That is the first step to stop being overprotective parents, I guess. Btw, all these adorable dogs @casaturire were taken from the street, cleaned, vaccinated, and some even given into adoption. πŸ“· @alexanderramp #casaturire #turrialba

I was scared, Alex was...

Courage is being scared to death by saddling up anyway. ~ John Wayne #horseriders #costaricalife πŸ“· @alexanderramp

Courage is being scared to...

A few days ago we arrived in San JosΓ© and while we’re slowly getting over the jet lag, we decided to go horseback riding with friends. It was amazing and I am impressed how comfortable Chloe-Sofia felt in the saddle. 🐎 #costaricagram πŸ“· @alexanderramp

A few days ago we...

Make 2020 your breakout year


I believe that the new year brings not only new beginnings but also new opportunities and I want to give you 3 tips to start this new year the best. 

Do you want to make 20200 your breakout year? Then start with cleaning your space.

I always start by saying goodbye to things I don’t use, clothes I don’t wear and shoes that don’t fit. I organize my closet so that it’s easy for me to find what I need when I am half asleep and getting ready for work early …

My Zero Waste Products Hits and Misses


Today I want to share with you my favorite zero waste products that I have been using for the past year. I will focus on the zero waste products that work for me. I will also mention some organic beauty brands that are not zero waste, but I use them because they help my skin look and feel healthy and nourished. All organic beauty brands that I use are packaged in glass containers. 

You can see the full list in my zero waste products hits and misses in the video:

  1. Shower gel: instead …

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Furoshiki – A Sustainable Alternative to Wrapping Paper


Today, I would like to show you my favorite, sustainable alternative to wrapping paper. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas wrapping paper that glitters and sparkle, but once I found out that it is not possible to recycle it, I decided to look for more sustainable alternatives. At the end of the video, I will show you how you can easily find out if you can recycle your wrapping paper.

One sustainable alternative to a wrapping paper is to reuse small dust bags made of cloth. You can also buy gift bags made of hemp …