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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.

How To Celebrate Christmas Sustainably in 2021?

The most sustainable way is not to buy new stuff, avoid creating food waste, prepare only plant-based dishes and not to buy fresh cut trees. But not everyone is ready for all these suggestions. So in this article, I will share a few tips on how to celebrate Christmas sustainably in 2021 by making minor but consequential adjustments.

1. RENOUNCE REAL CHRISTMAS TREE

Let’s start with the Christmas tree. Last year we decided not to cut trees because it feels like wasting precious resources. Trees turn CO2 into oxygen, thus helping reduce the speed …

How To Celebrate Halloween in 2021

Today, I would like to share a few tips on how to celebrate Halloween in 2021.

1. Carve a jack-o-lantern pumpkin

Carving pumpkins is relatively easy and will get you busy for at least half a day.

If it is your first time, check Pinterest for inspiration and tutorials on YouTube. It is one of the autumn activities that Chloe-Sofia adores (besides making animals from chestnuts).

You can also watch my video tutorial, where I share some tips on celebrating Halloween mindfully.

2. …

How to Practice Slow Living In July

In this post, we will look at how to practice slow living in July. Why? Because summer is about vacation, relaxing, and taking time for yourself and your family. And since the COVID-19 situation in Switzerland has dramatically improved (fingers crossed that it will stay this way), many people plan to travel abroad. And for those who stay at home, I put together a list of three alternative holiday options.

While two of the courses take place in Switzerland, one is online based and you can take it anywhere. I hope you will find this selection as interesting …

How to Choose The Right Compost Bin For Your Apartment

Do you have a compost bin? I noticed that it is much easier to compost if you live in a house and have a garden. You can create a compost area somewhere in the far corner and let worms do their work. But if you live in an apartment, composting gets more complicated. So how to find the right compost bin for your apartment?

First tip: ask around. Because even if the brand swears that their compost bin does not smell, beware. Read independent reviews, and check what your friends and neighbors are using. But most importantly, assess …

How To Celebrate Earth Day 2021 Sustainably

Do you know what day it is today? Earth Day! If you wonder how to celebrate Earth Day 2021 from the comfort of your couch, continue reading.

Photos credit: Alexander Ramp

FOOD

If you are ready to reduce the amount of meat you eat, watch some inspiring food documentaries. There are countless on YouTube and Netflix, but I especially enjoyed Forks over Knives and Gamechangers.

Although I know that being vegan is the most sustainable way of eating, I am not vegan nor …