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In Sustainable Living, we share tips, trick, and ideas on:

  • what it means to be sustainable, ethical.
  • why we decided to support fair trade companies and brands.
  • how to be sustainable without being an aggressive eco-warrior
  • how to start incorporating zero-waste ideas in your life.
  • we also cover topics such as living sustainably as a family
  • how to shop in zero-waste stores
  • zero-waste products once should get as a beginner
  • zero-waste lifestyle
  • what is slow living?

I share our experience as a family, what products I found helpful when our daughter was growing up. We also talk about other, family-related content.

In this category, we also talk about motherhood:

  • I share my experience with motherhood, post-natal depression, pregnancy,
  • and other motherhood-related topics.

You can find out more about how you can improve your life and be more sustainable.

Make the most of our priceless tips and tricks.

What to read and watch in April: Slow Living

Seaspiracy

A breath-taking documentary about the impact of the fishing industry on the oceans. It is not light to watch, but you should definitely see it if you believe that we live in climate emergency times. I have always been doubtful about the fish certifying schemes such as MSC or Safe Dolphins, and this documentary only confirmed my worries.

At the same time, I am not 100% sure if going vegan will solve a problem created by overfishing. I am afraid that unless humanity changes and stops seeing itself as superior to nature and …

How to Do An Easter Egg Hunt in Versoix

This post is more for my Swiss readers that are based in the Geneva region. If you spend Easter at home and don’t know what to do, come with your children to Versoix between 31 March and 12 April 2021. An Association Le Rado-Versoix has organized an Easter egg hunt in Versoix.

We found out about it last week in the Ludotheque of Versoix. While returning the toys Chloe-Sofia borrowed, I noticed a small leaflet informing me about this activity. In fact, it was the last day we could participate in the …

How to Make Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Changes – Books and Documentaries

This article will look at making eco-friendly lifestyle changes with the help of these books and documentaries. But before we get to that, if you are in Switzerland and live close to Geneva, visit the exhibition on Sustainable Alimentation in the Boléro exhibition hall in Versoix from 27 February to 28 March 2021.

FORKS OVER KNIVES (2011)

In this life-changing film, researchers explore the possibility that people changing their diets from animal-based to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes. It is definitely a …

How to Be Beautiful Inside and On the Outside

CATEGORY: BEAUTY, SELF-LOVE

Welcome back to the second part of last week’s post: How to Choose the Right Natural Beauty Products. As mentioned last week, taking targeted and customized care of your skin externally is only a part of the whole “beauty care regime.” In this post, we will talk about how your lifestyle and mindset impact the way you look. Simply, how to be beautiful inside and on the outside.

With my daily Formettā collagen supplement. Wearing second hand jeans from Max Mara Weekend bought in HAZARD consignment store …

How To Make Zero-Waste Beeswax Wrap

As promised in this article where I shared my favorite alternatives to cling wrap, here is a simple tutorial on making zero-waste beeswax wrap.

You may be surprised to find out that making zero-waste beeswax wrap is easier and cheaper than you think.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Piece of old linen or cotton fabric.
  • Beeswax granulate – I got mine from greenshop.ch. It is from La droguerie écologique for about CHF45.
  • Baking paper.
  • Scissors. …