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Down the Hobbit Hole | Earthships & Sustainable Housing

Down the Hobbit Hole | Earthships & Sustainable Housing

Disclaimer: Late Summer Mama is not affiliated with Earthships in any way. There are no affiliate links on this post. Everything published here is my opinion and a true belief in the principles behind the designs of Earthships. One of the sentiments I see time […]

Vegan Queso Recipe | Cashews + Whole Food

Vegan Queso Recipe | Cashews + Whole Food

I have an unholy love of cheese. It is my kryptonite, my bane, my weakness, my Achilles’ heel, the chink in my armor… Seriously, I think it is one of the best foods on the planet. It is one of the reasons I’m not sure […]

The Texan PB&J Smoothie

The Texan PB&J Smoothie

Spring is here! The days are getting longer and warmer, the fruits trees are blooming, the veggies are sprouting, and the farmer’s markets are opening. What does it all mean, you say? It’s time to start making smoothies again! So I thought I’d begin this […]

Benefits for Oil Pulling | Zero waste + How-to

Benefits for Oil Pulling | Zero waste + How-to

So you are going zero waste and looking for natural alternatives to the plastic bottles of antiseptic mouthwash you find at the grocery store. Now, there are many homemade mouthwash recipes online and some of them look like they might be pretty good replacements. But […]

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 2: Cleaning & Organizing Your Home

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 2: Cleaning & Organizing Your Home

Are you looking for tips to organize and clean your home in an eco-friendly way? As promised, this is the second part of my zero waste spring cleaning. Now that you’ve decluttered your house (and rewarded your hard work with a fun night out or […]

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 1 : How to Declutter Your House

Zero Waste Spring Cleaning Pt. 1 : How to Declutter Your House

Spring is almost here! Tis the season to declutter, organize, and clean your home. But are you looking to do this in a zero waste and eco-friendly way? Then you’ve come to the right place! Today, we’ll go over some tips and resources for green […]

Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

Easy Basil Pesto Recipe

Are you looking to start making homemade pesto? Basil pesto is one of the easiest things to make and it only requires about seven ingredients and a blender or food processor. And there is nothing that needs to be cooked. Sure, there is always the […]

Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe

Easy Chickpea Salad Recipe

Are you looking for an easy vegan recipe that is delicious and quick to prepare? In an effort to lessen our impact on climate control, one of the best choices any of us can make is to reduce our dependence on animals for food. That […]

Online Zero Waste Stores Outside the US

Online Zero Waste Stores Outside the US

Are you looking for more sustainable options as you slowly transition to a more zero waste lifestyle? And you live outside of the US and do not have (or know of) any zero waste companies close by? If you are having trouble finding places that […]

Zero Waste Shaving: Disposable vs. Durable Razors

Zero Waste Shaving: Disposable vs. Durable Razors

Have you wondered what the buzz is about straight razor shaves? Or are you looking to change your lifestyle to one that is more sustainable and zero waste? The best place to start if you are looking to go zero waste or just live more […]