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8 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

8 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

So you know you’re ready to move toward a more sustainable wardrobe. You’re choosing your clothes more thoughtfully, buying fewer items, and focusing on quality. Maybe you’ve invested in a few higher priced staple items that will last in your closet for many seasons. 

What’s the next step? How do we ensure that these carefully-chosen items will last?

Here are a few simple tips to prolong the life of your clothes. 

  • Wash on cold/delicate
    • Warm or hot water puts more stress on the fibers of your clothing, and...


5 Ethical and Sustainable Underwear Brands

5 Ethical and Sustainable Underwear Brands

There are certain things that just don’t make sense to purchase preowned. Underwear and bras are right near the top of that list. One of the questions I receive the most frequently is “Where can I find ethically and sustainably made underwear? 

I scoured the internet and found some great options, and I added as many discounts for you as I could! 

Sustainably and ethically-made products cost more than the underwear you buy impulsively at Target (Oh, is that just me who can't pass up that display?).

But when the company...


Easy Homemade Elderberry Syrup and Gummies

Easy Homemade Elderberry Syrup and Gummies

Elderberry is a powerful immune booster, and it can help stave off the common cold, and shorten the duration of the colds that we do get. Our family takes 1 tsp of elderberry each morning, and when we're feeling under the weather, we up our dose to up to 4 tsp. 

I'm not a medical expert, and I make no medical claims for elderberry's effectiveness - but since it seems to help us greatly, I'm sharing the super simple recipe to make your own! 

Elderberry from the store is pricey, and the stuff without additives, dyes, sugar, etc is ever...


Seven Ways to Shop Secondhand Without Digging Through Thrift Stores!

Seven Ways to Shop Secondhand Without Digging Through Thrift Stores!

Resale, and online resale in particular, have grown tremendously in the recent past, and the secondhand market is projected to be bigger than the fast fashion market within the next nine years! 

According to a Green Story Environmental Study, if everyone bought just one used instead of new item this year, it would save 25 BILLION gallons of water!! 

So where do we start? Here are a few ways to get started shopping for preowned clothing without digging through the overwhelming racks at Goodwill or Salvation Army. 


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