Sustainable + Ethical Fashion : Outerknown Women

Recently on Instagram I shared that I had watched the documentary “The Trust Cost.” It has completely opened my eyes to the absolutely disturbing reality of fast fashion. Oftentimes when watching or learning about large issues, we can become easily overwhelmed. This can cause people to shut down completely and do nothing at all for…

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The True Cost : One Year No Shop Initiative

Today over on Instagram I shared a new initiative I am going to do. I am asking others to join me. After watching The True Cost, a documentary available on Netflix, I was astounded at the information I was unaware of when it comes to the fast fashion industry. Here are just a few things…

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I wrote a book!

Last year I had a strong desire to take all the of tools and knowledge I had learned over the past several years and compile it into an e-book. My husband and I got married when we were 24 years old. I brought almost $60,000 worth of student loans into our marriage. We weren’t making…

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3 Reasons you should switch to a safety razor with lisseshave

Today over on instagram I shared my experience with my new LisseShave Rose Gold Safety Razor. It has been a divine shaving experience and I have been so glad I made the switch. This is not a paid advertisement, however the owner Amy did gift me this beautiful razor. It had been on my list…

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DIY Non Toxic Dish Soap

On Today’s Instagram Post, I shared about how I make my own dish soap. This has been a wonderful time saver and a great way to make sure that what I am using in my house is safe for my family. I first learned about Castille Soap when I started to look for different ways…

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Quick Pickling Recipes

I mentioned over on instagram that I recently tried pickling. It was very fun and I plan to continue. It really all began with me LOVING pickled red onion dishes from restaurants like Cava or Tandur here in Charlotte. I wanted to duplicate the recipe so I headed over to Pinterest to see what I…

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5 Easy Zero Waste Snack Ideas

I’ve been asked a lot to share different zero waste snacks that our family enjoys, so I thought I would go ahead and talk about the topic in general as well! It is earth day after all, so it is only fitting. I think a common misconception is that snacking zero waste is difficult. It…

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Everything you don’t know about recycling…

I’ve been taking some courses from Permacrafters creators Christelle and Cristina and have been so inspired by them! It’s scary how much we don’t know about recycling. Our cities are not educating people, it isn’t promoted in our schools, and I haven’t spoken to anyone here in Charlotte who knows what CAN and CANNOT be…

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Reuse + DIY Flax Milk

This week I am discussing the 5 R’s of the low waste life style. If you missed Refuse or Reduce, go check them out! I’ve been having great discussions with friends over on Instagram about them and people are sharing great ideas and feedback on my posts. Go check them out to connect with a…

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How to Reduce Waste + DIY Low waste Easter Basket

This week I am discussing the 5 R’s of Zero waste both here and over on Instagram. Today I posted my Low waste Easter Basket and talked about how to reduce our waste. Reducing our consumption is so important to living a low waste life style. It makes all the difference. Some ways that we…

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