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All our favorite articles about living an eco friendly lifestyle with zero-waste tips posted on TexasHomesteader.com

Things I No Longer Buy At The Store To Save Money & The Environment

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There are many things that I no longer buy at the store such as cleaners, convenience mixes, garbage bags, paper goods, etc. I’m typically able to make do (quite nicely, actually) with what I already have here at home.

I’ve found it just took looking at things in a different way. Come see what I no longer buy at the store.

Things I no longer buy at the store - trash bags, cleaners, mixes, etc. #TexasHomesteader

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FREE Things To Do For Earth Day

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By now most of you know Earth Day is April 22nd each year. It’s a special day to highlight being kind to our environment – it’s like Mother Nature’s birthday!

There are lots of gifts we can give to Mother Nature, most of ’em are FREE. Come see my faves.

Happy Earth Day, y'all - it's like Mother Nature's Birthday. There are lots of gifts we can give to Mother Nature, come see my faves. #TexasHomesteader

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Make Your Own Hummingbird Food – Only 2 Ingredients!

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You can make hummingbird food at home in minutes for a fraction of the cost of buying the commercial stuff. And it requires only two ingredients – sugar and water. 

Hummingbird in flight looking for food sugar water #TexasHomesteader

photo courtesy of Harrison Haines & Pexels

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12 Easy Tips Anyone Can Use To Save Money On Food!

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I’m sharing 12 easy tips to save on groceries. Most of these tips are good for  your budget AND the environment. And it doesn’t get any easier than this – there are many super simple ways to make the most of your food dollars.

Homestead pantry stocked with food in glass jars. #TexasHomesteader

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15+ Homemade Zero-Waste Options For A More Natural Clean

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Are you looking to easily make your own simple homemade cleaning products from items you already have in your home? Homemade cleaners are typically cheaper, more eco friendly and result in much less chemicals in your home too.

I’m sharing how I make everything from laundry products to body products to a non-toxic scrubbing powder. Check out this long list of homemade cleaning products!

Natural home cleaning - make your own cleaning products and save. Bee in purple flower wild clover blossom #TexasHomesteader

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My Favorite Simple Zero-Waste Health & Beauty Swaps

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Come see my favorite yet super-simple daily zero-waste health & beauty routines.

Zero-waste steps are good for the environment and oftentimes are less expensive too.  I make most of these items myself!  

Simple zero-waste health and beauty swaps. #TexasHomesteader

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Fastest Zero-Waste Gift Wrapping Using Cloth

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What if I told you that you could not only save money on gift wrap, but your wrapping chores could be done in mere seconds as well? It’s simple enough for children to do and the results are beautiful and eco friendly too. 

Eco friendly zero waste gift wrapping using cloth and furoshiki tying. #TexasHomesteader
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