Hey there! This is an archive of all my posts, from latest to oldest. Enjoy 🌿

  • Conscious Christmas Gift ideas
    For the past year, I’ve been trying to buy less from popular stores and more from local businesses. I love supporting Romanian artists and artisans, because I feel like they benefit from my money more than the already rich companies. Giving someone a carefully made, one of a kind item, created with love and passion makes the gift much more personal and meaningful. I hope this article will inspire you this Christmas to choose local.
  • Recipes for lazy people: Watermelon rind jam
    When I was little, my grandma used to make watermelon rind jam all the time. To me, this is a pretty classic one. However, I’ve noticed that many people did not know that you can make jam not only out of watermelon, but even out of watermelon rind. So here is my super simple recipe for extremely lazy people.
  • 3 awesome sustainability Youtubers you should follow
    My sustainability journey started, well, on YouTube. I stumbled upon a video of a passionate young girl talking about the environment which really caught my attention. The rest is history. And no, it wasn’t Greta Thunberg. So today, I want to share with you my top 3 favorite YouTubers on the subject of sustainability in hopes that you will find valuable information on their channel that you can put to use.
  • Cutia Taranului and why you should buy local
    For years I kept hearing people talk about “local” produce but didn’t give it much importance at the time. This was back when I had no idea what sustainability is and couldn’t be bothered to care. To me, it seemed perfectly normal to buy whatever was available in the nearest market and had no idea where it was imported from. And didn’t care. Whatever was comfortable was “better”. I never understood why buying produce made in my country was such a big deal. I do now.
  • 5 (More) Simple things you can do to live sustainably
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article to get you started on the sustainability journey, about 5 very easy and free things you can do to have a positive impact on the environment. The ones I mentioned previously were pretty basic and required minimum to no effort on your part. But now, we want to level up a bit, so I present you 5 more things you can do to live ethically and eco-conscious.
  • Is wearing second-hand leather vegan?
    This is always a touchy subject in the vegan community. Opinions are divided. Some swear off leather like it’s the devil, others are a little more loosey-goosey about wearing it. So… is wearing second-hand leather vegan? The answer depends greatly on what you understand by vegan and how well you understand the supply and demand chain.
  • 10 things I still do that are not sustainable
    The imperfect side of sustainability is rarely portrayed on Social Media. So here are 10 things I do that are completely not sustainable.
  • How I got from Hyper Consumerism to Sustainability
    Sustainability has nothing to do with looking good or being perfect. It’s about choosing a sustainable option whenever you can, as much as you can.
  • 5 Simple things you can do to live more sustainably
    Five small habits you can change effortlessly (and for free) to live more sustainably and have a positive impact on the environment.
  • What does sustainability really mean?
    Sustainable lifestyle, sustainable brands, sustainable food. We keep hearing these over and over but does anyone know what they really mean? What is sustainability, really?
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