The Reality Of My First Zero Waste Thanksgiving

The Reality of My First Zero Waste Thanksgiving | graceandthane.com

It was this time last year that I wrote about hosting my first Thanksgiving.  I was lucky enough to be able to host Thanksgiving again this year. Being a military family, living close enough to have my in-laws join us for two years in a row is almost unheard of! I never take celebrating the … [Read more…]

DIY Produce and Bulk Drawstring Bags

DIY Produce and Bulk Drawstring Bags-- Use what you have = leftover fabric scraps! | graceandthane.com

I have a confession to make…… I’m procrastinating right now!! Now as in for a couple of days that is. I should be studying for my phone interview with the “subject matter specialist” of my school to determine my readiness for the certification exam. I hate verbal tests. Maybe it’s the introvert in me, but … [Read more…]

Ways I’ve Already Gone Zero Waste And Didn’t Even Know It!

I came across the idea of living a zero waste lifestyle awhile back while scrolling through Buzzfeed. There was a video of one of the writers trying to live zero waste for an entire week. I was very interested, so I decided to watch it. Intrigued as I was, I didn’t think it was a … [Read more…]

Travel Tuesday- Montreal, Quebec

It’s been forever since I’ve done one of these! This summer we were fortunate enough to  take our summer vacation in Canada! It was a dream come true, because it’s a place I’ve always wanted to visit. I’ve never been outside of the country until then either, so I got to check two things off … [Read more…]

DIY Rio Bravo Cowboy Costume

Halloween is right around that spooky corner, and I’ve got another quick DIY to share with you! Last year we did a family costume, and that was so much fun. With our son being old enough to somewhat chose what he wants to be, his and his sisters costume wants didn’t mesh, so we won’t … [Read more…]

DIY Tangled Costume

Happy fall everyone!!! This is my favorite time of the year, the festivities of the holiday season just put me in such a good mood, and it all begins with Halloween!! Last year was the first year I started trying my hand at costume making with my DIY Masha Costume.  This year I’m upping the ante with … [Read more…]

Review of O’Cedar Steam Mop

  I’m baaacckkkk! Although I’d like to say that I’m completely finished with school and that I can now put full focus on this blog, sadly this is not the truth. Yet! While I’ve finished my studies, I will now spend the next two to three months studying and taking the certification exams. For now … [Read more…]

DIY Wind Proof Outdoor Cushions

DIY Wind Proof Outdoor Cushions- An easy and quick transformation | graceandthane.com

Some of y’all might be wondering where I’ve been this past month and a half! I apologize for my absence, but I promise it’s for a very good reason. I’ve gone back to school for the time being, and for about the next 6 or so months I’ll be trying to juggle everything that needs … [Read more…]

Ways I Try To Live Earth Consciously

Ways I Try To Live Earth Consciously-- Simple but effective ways to live with the earths health in mind | graceandthane.com

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Earth day everyone! It’s raining here in the north country today, and I can’t help but realize how appropriate it is. Excuse me for being a bit melodramatic, but it’s as if the earth is crying. We as humans have not been very kind to our mother earth. Before … [Read more…]

Travel Tuesday- Sackets Harbor, NY

Travel Tuesday- Sackets Harbor, NY | graceandthane.com

When our family first arrived here in upstate NY, our on post-house was not ready for us to move in yet. This meant we were living in hotels until we eventually found an opening in the on base cabins. Even though the cabins were a little more homey feeling, we were still going completely stir … [Read more…]