Ellie's Blog

6 Easy Ways YOU can start living Zero Waste

When people hear zero waste they think, naturally, about creating absolutely zero waste in their life. This is almost certainly impossible. I don’t even know why it’s called zero waste and I wish there was a better name for it.... Continue Reading →


Houseplants and garden plans

Spring is almost here! Although it looks nice and sunny outside, it’s still cold. Even though it’s cold, there are lots of green shoots coming up in our garden. One of the most surprising things I’ve learned about myself since... Continue Reading →

Can you be zero-waste with a pet?

A couple posts ago, I talked about my new interest in going zero-waste (link). The amount of food waste and plastic trash in landfills and in our oceans is mind-boggling. Unfortunately, there isn’t much we as consumers can do about... Continue Reading →

Talking about creativity, and updates

Hey everyone, Wow, it has been a long time since I’ve posted on here. I’ve been so caught up with life that I felt too busy to write. I started this blog as kind of a replacement for Facebook, a... Continue Reading →

Trying a less-waste lifestyle, and updates

Hello readers! It’s been a while. Once again, my busy life has caught up with me and I haven’t had time to write. My last post was a month ago. I’m going to try to shoot for writing at least... Continue Reading →

I love Wisconsin

I live in Wisconsin. People outside of my state don't know much about it besides that we have cheese, beer, and the Packers. Hollywood uses Wisconsin as the place where simple, small town goofy characters are from. Some even have... Continue Reading →

Making our House a Home

Wow, it feels like I haven't written in a while. The past few weeks have been so busy. There are so many things we want to do on the house, and never enough time. We both work on the week... Continue Reading →

The Endless To-Do List

D and I just spent our first weekend living in our new house. It was busy, to say the least. I’m exhausted today from lack of sleep. It’s been hard to sleep because my mind has been running on overdrive,... Continue Reading →

The ordeal of buying our house

We finally closed on our house last Friday. People say that buying a house is hard, but our experience was a doozy. That’s because the listing agent, Doug, who was selling the home was horrible. I don’t usually say that... Continue Reading →

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