5 Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Bedding Brands

We spend one-third of a day in bed and quality sleep is super important for overall health and wellness. Through my lifelong journey with insomnia, I’ve realized that making my bed my favorite place in the whole world helps me want to sleep. Naturally, bedding is the foundation of a cozy night’s sleep. Joanna kindly asked me to use my knowledge of sustainability to break down about a few brands that make eco-friendly bedding. In this post, I’ll cover what makes a brand sustainable, what to look for when you’re shopping, and the five brands that are doing sustainable bedding well.

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Gift Ideas for Chicken Lovers

The Best Gift Ideas for the Chicken Lover! Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2020 via jojotastic.com #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #chickens #backyardchickens #chickenlady #fancychickens #eggs

I know we’re still in the beginning stages of gift guide season, but I couldn’t help myself: it’s time to discuss gifts for chicken lovers! This is literally my FAVE gift guide to curate every year (check out 2019 and 2018!). I know it’s super specific, but I am convinced we all have a chicken lover in our life! Let’s dig in.

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4 (Easy!) Lawn Care Tips

4 Easy Lawn Care Tips including my favorite gardening tools from @AmazonHome #AD Check out my favorite cordless battery powered lawn mower, organic all-purpose plant food, and dry bug repellant spray #getmorewithprime #founditonamazon
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Amazon Home. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Today’s blog post topic is definitely un-sexy, but a must for any homeowner: lawn care! To be totally honest, I have always loved yard work. Gardening, removing tree stumps, pulling weeds… I love it. I’m weird, what can I say? But when it comes to actually growing grass, I always left that up to Sean. But now that our bungalow is on the market, we had to really focus on making the yard look as amazing as possible! We did a ton of research about sod, then installed it. So today I’ve teamed up with Amazon Home to share a few lawn care tips we have learned! They make it so easy to get everything you need in one place.

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How to Buy Plants

How to Buy Plants: What to Look for When Picking New Houseplants! Tips and tricks to help you shop for new plants like a pro. #plants #houseplants #lowlightplants #indoorgardening #tipsandtricks #decoratingwithplants

If you’re anything like me, chances are you’ve added a few more houseplants to your space during quarantine. Not only do plants add amazing ambiance and coziness, they have tons of health benefits (more on that here!). I shared how to buy plants online a while back, but wanted to share tips for how to buy plants in person, too. I know shopping habits have changed, but as more and more shops open, I have the feeling we’ll be adding stops at the local nursery to the errands list! After all, there’s nothing better than a new impulsively bought houseplant, amiright?! So here are a few things I keep in mind when picking out new houseplants. Let me know if you think I should add anything to this list, too.

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Cutest Coops Review + Our Chicken Yard

My Full Cutest Coops Review + Tour of Our New Chicken Coop! Learn all about the amazing features of the Charming Coop from @cutestcoops including laying boxes, a metal roof, real windows and more decor details for a cute chicken coop! The perfect small space coop for urban chicken keeping and backyard chickens in a city!
Disclosure: For this post, I received products to review from Cutest Coops. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Trust me when I say this: I am incredibly picky when it comes to chicken coops. We’ve gone through 3 in 3 years! When I think back to the very first chicken coop we had, WOOF. It was a wreck. The coop was a hand-me-down from a friend and definitely on it’s last legs. Then for the One Room Challenge, we invested in another coop that was locally made… and then promptly hated it! It was poorly constructed, offered no insulation for the winter months, and the chicken run was impossible to clean out. So when I discovered Cutest Coops, my mouth literally dropped open. Without hyperbole, they are actually the cutest coops. Earlier this spring, they sent me their new Charming Coop so that we could have room for all the new baby chicks. After about 4-5 months of using our coop, I wanted to share a full review of Cutest Coops and share why they are so darn special!

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4 MORE Sustainable Fashion Brands I’m Loving Right Now

Check Out These (New-To-Me) Sustainable Fashion Brands including For Days, Wayre, Seek Collective, and Wolven! sustainably made clothing, eco-friendly fashion.

To be totally honest, I haven’t been shopping much. It’s not like I really have anywhere to go! But now that it’s summer, there are a few key pieces I have my eyes on — and all are from sustainable fashion brands. I’ve really been focusing on ‘greening up’ my wardrobe choices, so I recently did a deep dive on Instagram to discover new eco-friendly options. Here are a few you might be into!

Image source: Seek Collective
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How To Start Composting At Home

My Easy (and Real) Guide To Start Composting At Home! How to get started composting, what to compost, what not to compost, which compost bins to buy and more! An easy guide to help you live a more eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle #compost #composting #vermiculture

It’s taken me quite a while to get this post fully fleshed out and written, but it’s definitely one that I’m asked over and over again! If you’ve ever wondered how to start composting at home, this guide is for you. I tried to keep it as easy and informative as possible, but if you have any outstanding questions, definitely leave a comment on this post. And by no means am I an expert in composting — this post is based off of what I’ve researched, but also what’s worked for us. Climate and location are factors in how you should compost, so be sure to research anything specific to your home, too. We’re in Seattle, so our compost ‘recipe’ reflects that. Let’s dig in (pun very much intended).

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