Making almond and oat milk: pros and cons Continue reading The Milkmaid Life
So I’ve been drinking almond milk for about a month now, and I spend probably about $11 per week, so that’s about $44 per month on almond milk alone. I bought a bag of raw almonds to see if I could shave off some of the cost. It was about $2.49 per 100g, and I got 514g so that’s about $12.80 that I spent. I … Continue reading Making almond milk
Packing light on a media trip Continue reading Traveling Light.
Attempting to live a zero waste lifestyle in our new place Continue reading Making Do: Aiming for Zero Waste Living
Reducing Waste in Taipei Continue reading Taipei and Zero Waste
I didn’t think I’d start these quite so soon, but I ran out of shampoo and then my toothpaste finished… so it’s time I guess. Here’s my experience with zero Waste diys… Castile soap shampoo I used this in France and it was disastrous, matted and tangled and I didn’t have any access to conditioner till a couple of hotels later. A hair mask greatly … Continue reading Zero Waste experiments
[featured image from KeepCup’s website] So you’ve heard a lot about this newfangled thing called Zero Waste and you really want to start it, but you’re intimidated, and are worried about the lack of access to bulk food stores and whether making your own makeup really works for you. I’ll be the first to say I’m not fully Zero Waste yet, but here are some … Continue reading Ways you could be sustainable and not know it
So here are my new year’s resolutions since we have just a day or so to the next year. Cook more lunches. (at least every fortnight) Actually shop at proper thrift shops. Buy nothing new for yourself. Learn how to sew on a sewing machine. Make your own soap for showering and for washing your hair. Minimize the amount of stuff you’ll get for your … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolutions.
So I’ve been sick for the past month or so, first with acid reflux, which is mostly cured by now, with a mixture of diet, traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine, and now with the flu… which mostly entails sniffling and coughing a lot. Three doctor visits later, I’ve accumulated a lot of waste from all the medicines etc. So here are a few ways … Continue reading Reducing Waste When Sick
Day 2- 7 November, Tuesday Didn’t go to work on Monday because I had diarrhoea the day before and I was feeling very nauseous and bloated and like I might need to go again. Went to the doctor instead. Drew first blood today, and swerved too sharply and landed in an unglamorous heap on the pavement. Hit my elbow but thankfully nowhere else. Got helped … Continue reading Week 3 – Cycling to Work