Eco-Friendly

Grape wine harvesting for the first time

Grape wine harvesting for the first time

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to experience grape wine harvesting. Daniel’s mom makes wine every year and I was super eager to help. Years ago, my grandfather made wine and olive oil, it was their livelihood. He died when I was too small to […]

5 ways to use carrot peels

5 ways to use carrot peels

I’m in an eternal quest to reduce waste in the kitchen, especially peels, rinds, all those things that are more common to throw away. As someone who lives in an apartment and it’s not composting, I like to make the most out of what I […]

Removing decorative belts from pants

Removing decorative belts from pants

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Giving clothes a second life

I decided to start a series about mending and making small clothes alterations. As you know, I do love to start new projects but what you might not know is I don’t like to mend very much, I consider it super boring, I’ve been doing […]

Sewing Cloth Napkins

Sewing Cloth Napkins

Switching from paper towels to cloth napkins was one of the easiest changes to reduce waste, not only it feels more grown up but it’s also more eco friendlier. Until now, I’ve been using napkins given by my mom that she didn’t use, but it […]

How I recycle in my tiny apartment

How I recycle in my tiny apartment

Ever since I was little, I wanted to recycle. I remember asking my mom to do it in our house: why don’t we recycle? And she would say that the recycling bins were too far away, we had to go by car, I don’t want […]

Earth Day – Gradual changes to a better planet

Earth Day – Gradual changes to a better planet

Today is “Earth Day”, it’s a day to consider our habits, a day to think about what we could do differently on our day to help the planet. I think that people are getting more aware of what pollution is doing to our planet, especially […]

Fleamarket Porto – buying used in Porto

Fleamarket Porto – buying used in Porto

I truly believe in buying used (probably will post about it soon) and I also believe that even with the best intentions when buying, we end up not wearing that beautiful dress as many times as we pictured or we never use that awesome kitchen […]

Where to find shops that sell in bulk in Portugal

Where to find shops that sell in bulk in Portugal

In the beginning of the year, I discovered the movement “Zero Waste”. The main goal of this movement is to not send any waste to the landfill and it’s very focused on the very important R: reuse. If you want to know more about it, […]