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Love for Tablecloths

Brindha Dhanabalan

Love for Tablecloths

Growing up I remember the most important and in-depth conversations used to happen around the table while having meals. Sitting around the table at least for one meal was a ritual. Times have changed and lives have got busier. But thankfully the good old tablecloth still is an essential part of most households. Thanks to the classy designs and the evergreen cotton fabric that tablecloths continue to enhance the look of our homes. The fast lives have made it even more necessary that we keep the tables covered and protect them for the frequent spills and scratches. So many times,...

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How to Choose Best Reusable Produce Bags 2020

Brindha Dhanabalan

Choosing the Right Bags While Saying No to Plastic Bags The growing unpopularity of plastic bags and the alarming effects on the degrading environment has been gradually pushing them out of most countries. As per an article published on April 17, 2019 by Laura Parker. The United Nations counted 127 nations that have either banned or taxed the use of plastic bags. The article also mentions that in the United States, New York in April 2019 became the second state, after California, to ban plastic bags. While the efforts in the direction are fast moving, the results are still not...

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Tips for Sustainable Grocery Shopping

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Tips for Sustainable Grocery Shopping

In this day and age, protecting the environment has become a personal priority of mine. While it may sound overwhelming, making simple changes in our everyday lives can make a huge impact on our environment. One area that I have found very easy to make a difference in is my grocery shopping. Below I’ve listed some very simple ways to change your grocery shopping habits in order to reduce your plastic use and help the environment.    1. Get some reusable straws! I have so many kinds and I never thought I’d be ~that girl~ but I’ve got them in my kitchen, my...

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Declutter to Beautify

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Declutter to Beautify

We often instantly fall in love with certain household items we glance upon. That’s when the emotional side takes over the logical one and we end up buying it. I have started practicing this method where I buy what I really need, what will really make a difference to my home, my family and my environment. Every six months I evaluate what is in my house and give away items that I haven’t used in the last six months. Decluttering to beautify my house is a simple and effective way to ensure I have what I need. It helps me...

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Packaging Free Snacks

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Packaging Free Snacks

Author: @laurasimpleliving it's an Instagram page that wants to promote a sustainable lifestyle with simple and zero-waste tips to live better and to create a positive impact on the environment. The founder is Laura Borsato an Italian mama of 2 living in London.   ****Packaging free snacks? Yes, homemade! Homemade taste better is healthier, cheaper and often can be completely packaging-free if you are lucky enough to have a bulk shop near you!These are the Lifechanging Crackers from @mynewroots, a family favorite for years now 😊.Packed with superfood seeds such as Hemp seeds, chia seeds, sesame seeds, flaxseed, and many...

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