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Of all the tips, tricks and life hacks that make living an eco-friendly lifestyle accessible, 3 ingredient recipes are by far my favorite ones. Why? Because it’s not hard to memorize such a short list and it keeps Brian and I from becoming dependent on… Read More
Happy Autumn, everybody! Autumn is a time of year that both thrills and terrifies me. On the one hand, it’s a breathtakingly beautiful season (my favorite of them all), is the perfect weather for camping, hiking and being out of doors — and of course, is just the… Read More
Let’s face it, sometimes (not pointing fingers) things around the house can get a little smelly. Places like the kitchen, bathroom and even our closets may develop a malodour that is none too pleasing. In this case, our first impulse is to reach for store… Read More
Here is an updated version of this post with a few more pieces of advice from what I’ve learned since this article first went live. I hope it helps! Would love to hear from you in the comments below. Way back when, I used to… Read More
As humans we are incredibly smart, calculating and savvy creatures; traits that in my mind, seem to work both to our benefit and detriment. These days, the thought of that leaves me with the leery feeling that those efforts and energy might be slightly misplaced. This… Read More
Here on The Basic Goods, I will rarely claim expertise just experience. My life looks, feels, and is a lot greener than it used to be—over the years, I’ve managed to patch together a sustainable lifestyle that works best for me with plenty of room to… Read More
So much of this blog is dedicated to the questions. Far too often it feels as though we rely on things to make sense when really the inquiry, and a willingness to truly look, is what counts the most. As I said in a previous post—not… Read More