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Zero Waste on the Homestead: 8 Steps to Creating a Zero Waste Bathroom

Posted on December 17, 2017 by Lori Starling, Sister #7505

It seems like forever since I've written. The holidays are coming up fast, and our lives have been filled with composting/preparing the soil for the spring, perusing through seed catalogs, crocheting, shopping, and making gifts from the homestead, all while homeschooling preschool for Beau, (our three-year-old who thinks he's always in charge). Soon enough, the holidays will come and go and we'll be looking into next year, (gardening, building a "quail convertible," and goals to be even more environmentally friendly. I wanted to bring up the idea of waste in the bathroom today. A lot can be reused, recycled, and even refused by making your own toiletries. We make most of our own here on the homestead.

People new to the idea of zero waste lifestyle think zero waste in the kitchen is hard enough, let alone in the bathroom. Forget shampoo! What does a person wanting to live this way do about items such as toilet paper, tampons, sanitary napkins, deodorant, shampoo, etc.? ... Read more →

Asymmetrical Lines (2017)

Posted on December 16, 2017 by Jaye Whitworth, Sister #7278

Lately || Snow, Christmas, and Self-Portraiture

Posted on December 17, 2017 by Heidi Schaap, Sister #3752

Hi everyone!

When winter arrives, I usually don't find a lot of time to take pictures, especially in the December month of business due to the Christmas and New Year season. And also... winter means freezing your fingers off while you go outside and try to snap some photos... yeah, not the best thing to do ... Read more →