Category: simplified living

A Weekend Guide to Portland, OR

I was asked to speak on a panel at the 3rd Sustainable Fashion Forum this year in Portland, Oregon. So my husband and I decided…

My Zero Waste Guide to Buying Bulk (Baby Got Bulk)

Trying to adopt the zero waste lifestyle (or just reduce your waste) and buy your food in bulk? I’ve worked at a natural foods…

Best Online Shops for Secondhand Clothing

Sometimes shopping at thrift stores just doesn’t quite cut it. Maybe the secondhand shops in your area aren’t that great, you don…

guide to a shopping ban, and why you should try it

Are you feeling overwhelmed with your closet and know you are spending too much money on clothing but never have anything to wear? I feel…

How to Have a Sustainable Valentines

Holidays can be filled with cheesy gifts and high expectations + you can easily spend way too much money trying to show your love. There are…

Review: Everlane Rain Boot

For the sake of transparency I want you to know that I’m currently an Everlane Affiliate. The way it works is I am offered…

10 Tips on How to Thrift Like a BOSS

For those that follow me on Instagram know that I absolutely love to go to the thrift store! (you can find me @jesswithless) One question…

what I learned trying to be zero waste on a cruise

Now before you go and comment on how wasteful cruises are and that they could never be zero waste, I get it. We are both…

How to Have a Zero Waste Period (and Save Money!)

Women are spending a ton of money on disposable products for their periods. But it doesn’t have to be this way! These days…