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This podcast is devoted to providing busy families with tools and information to incorporate environmentally-sustainable practices into their daily routines.

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This podcast is devoted to providing busy families with tools and information to incorporate environmentally-sustainable practices into their daily routines.

    10: Ethical and Sustainable Clothing with Kristi Soomer, Founder and CEO of Encircled

    10: Ethical and Sustainable Clothing with Kristi Soomer, Founder and CEO of Encircled

    In this episode, Kristi Soomer, the founder and CEO of Encircled, discusses with me what makes Encircled both ethical and sustainable. During this episode, she gives insight into what a capsule wardrobe looks like (which is a great way to have a sustainable closet if you are busy and short on time) think less laundry and faster morning routines! Kristi shares her personal experience as a business owner during the pandemic and ended the episode with a challenge that empowers all of us to be the change in the world.

    • 20 min
    9: Not Another COVID-19 Episode, A Story of Hope and Courage

    9: Not Another COVID-19 Episode, A Story of Hope and Courage

    In the midst of all the uncertainty and stress that COVID-19 has brought all of us on one level or another, I wanted to provide everyone with a non-COVID-19 related story of hope and courage. In this episode, I spoke with Toya Stone, the host of Hi There Love. We talked about all the things! The story of building her tiny house from YouTube videos, how living in a tiny house has made her family live a life of more intention (including more eco-friendly choices), surviving Hurricane Harvey in her YouTube tiny house, and their inspiring adoption story. This is an episode you won't want to miss!

    • 42 min
    8: Your Succulent Guide for a Healthier Home with Rachael Cohen, Owner of Infinite Succulent

    8: Your Succulent Guide for a Healthier Home with Rachael Cohen, Owner of Infinite Succulent

    In this episode, we talk succulents and plants with Rachael Cohen, the Owner of Infinite Succulent. Rachael provides amazing insight into the health and mental benefits of integrating succulents and plants into your home. Rachael talks about the current state of the environment and urges us all to take a stand for the Earth during times of uncertainty. Lets Love Earth Big!

    • 40 min
    7: Maintaining Mental and Environmental Wellness During  A Pandemic

    7: Maintaining Mental and Environmental Wellness During  A Pandemic

    I had the pleasure of talking with Michelle Borunda, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. We discussed the environment, mental health, and Covid-19.

    • 30 min
    6: How to Live Sustainably in a Social Distancing Climate

    6: How to Live Sustainably in a Social Distancing Climate

    This episode is dedicated to ideas that will help you navigate sustainable living in a social distancing climate. In this episode, I share how our family is using this time to learn and grow. I also will give you tips on how to navigate the toilet paper situation, just in case it persists; a few resourceful activities you can do with your kiddos; and ways to extend kindness and grace to yourself, others, and our healthcare workers.

    • 15 min
    5: Sustainable Camping with Andee Chamberlain of Texas Parks and Wildlife

    5: Sustainable Camping with Andee Chamberlain of Texas Parks and Wildlife

    In this episode, I sat down with Andee Chamberlain, Sustainability Programs Manager for Texas Parks and Wildlife. We discussed a few of the department's sustainability efforts in our state parks, including the installation of solar panels, rural...

    • 30 min

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Ashley is kind and authentic. Her passion for the environment and mindfulness about her own impact on the Earth translates into every episode. Her episodes are organized, well-researched, and thoughtful. If you’re really trying to reduce your footprint but aren’t sure what more you could do, this is a great place to start.

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