The 2019 haus2home Ecofriendly Holiday Shopping Guide

Christmas is coming and that means its time to start shopping for the perfect gifts. So let’s shop ecofriendly this year, shal we? Shopping in an ecofriendly way means shopping local, finding responsibly made products, buying organic goods or thrifting second hand and vintage items. To make it easy, I’ve put together the 2019 haus2home…

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Vegetarian Meal Idea: Zucchini Noodles with Lentils

Eating vegetarian is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Let’s talk about eating vegetarian for a hot second. Eating a plant based diet is not only good for your body, but its good for the environment too. Forks over knives is a great place to get information about everything on the topic. They do a…

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It Doesn’t Bring Me Joy, Now What Do I Do With All This Sh*t? The Ultimate Guide on How to Konmari Responsibly.

You’ve watched every episode on Netflix, ripped your house apart like the apocalypse is coming, and now you’re quite literally knee deep in a pile of things that don’t spark joy. Read on for the ultimate guide on how to Konmari responsibly.

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All Roads to Unique, Witty, and Handmade Treasures Lead to ShopCraft

Every year the holidays roll around and I’m immediately in search of the best gifts to give and the most unique items to dress up our house with.  From Friendsgiving to Christmas, I always love to shop local and find new items to make each moment feel a little merrier, brighter and festive- both to…

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DIY Bike Basket/Shopping Basket

THANK YOU TO LIFE STORAGE FOR SPONSORING THIS BLOG POST! THE OPINIONS I SHARED AND MATERIALS I USED ARE MY OWN. At one point or another (probably while browsing Pinterest with a glass of wine!), I’ve had a vision of heading to the local farmers market on my bike, taking in all that summer has to offer.…

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Sustainable Sunday – March Edition

Tomorrow is the first day of spring! Soon there will be flowers sprouting from the ground, the weather will turn, and the days will continue to get longer and longer.  With all the joys of spring also comes spring cleaning -so lets talk about how to do it in a sustainable, eco-friendly way! Vinegar If…

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How to Make a Decorative Basket Out of Newspaper

Looking for a fun and easy DIY project for the whole family to get your mind of the chilly winter weather? Chances are you have all the supplies available to you already; newspaper, cardboard, and a few other craft supplies! Learn how to make a basket out of newspaper on the LifeStorage blog! Check out our video below for a sneak look at the process!

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Slaying My “Year Of Less” Using The KonMari Method

I have a confession to make and (full disclosure) this may be a huge shock to those of you who know me.  I…have been…reading…an actual book.  This is a significant moment because when I normally attempt to read a book, I’m asleep precisely 2-3 minutes later. Guilty as charged. I lovingly blame my friend Karen…

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Sustainable Sunday

The idea behind starting Sustainable Sunday came from the wish to share sustainable items I use, DIY projects I make, and other tips that help achieve the goal of living a sustainable, ecofrindly lifestyle.  I hope it will inspire and motivates others to do the same, as well as encourage conversation around the topic! So…

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Five Projects to Make Your Picnic Game Strong

Something about packing a picnic and finding a local green space is very enticing and lovely. Check out these five (super easy!) projects I tackled to help you make your picnic game go from zero to hero on the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage blog!

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Homemade Conditioner

Follow my blog with Bloglovin One of my life goals this year is to eliminate the purchase of products that I can easily make at home.  There are a couple of reasons for this but mainly to save money, to reduce the amount of plastic in my life, and to have the ability to use…

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Make Your Own Vertical Garden

Thank you to Uncle Bob’s Self Storage for sponsoring this blog post! The opinions I shared and materials I used are my own. Have you ever wanted your own herb garden? Today is the day! Take a look at our post over on the Uncle Bob’s Self Storage Blog to learn how to make your…

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DIY Laundry Detergent

We’re always looking for ways to do our part to live green, and its always a bonus when that also means saving money!  This time we’re DIYing laundry detergent and we’ve been using this for a couple of months so that we could test it out before posting.  Turns out, we LOVE it and aren’t…

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Re-Treeing Western New York

If you live near Buffalo, NY you know that the 2006 “October Storm” hit the area fast and hard with heaps of snow.  No one was ready for all the snow or the lasting impact it would have on the area.  After the snow melted and the community was able to go outside to see…

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