Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more,
this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger makes earth-friendly living fun.
CELEBRATED BLOGGER KRIS BORDESSA
helps you get back to basics in
THE LOST ART OF SELF-RELIANT LIVING
A step-by-step guide to a greener life
A Modern Guide to Practical Skills
Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips and crafts, Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living (published by National Geographic Books) makes green living accessible to all. In this essential guide, Kris Bordessa compiles new tricks and top tips based on her beloved blog, Attainable Sustainable — including the number-one secret to living naturally (Hint: It’s all about attitude!).
Filled with 350 color photographs, 50 recipes and 75+ DIY projects, this comprehensive home reference contains modern know-how for getting back to basics — whether you live in the city, the country or the suburbs. Guided by step-by-step photos and Bordessa’s contagious good humor, you’ll learn earth-friendly lifestyle tips, including how to start your own garden, make your own cleaning supplies and plant heirloom vegetables you can’t find at the supermarket. Don an apron and get out the canning jars, because you’ll also learn how to cook from scratch (hello, freshly baked bread!) and preserve the garden bounty.
Join Kris Bordessa (she/her) on Wednesday, February 24th as she has some great ideas for crafts as well as making essentials while we’re all stuck at home, such as:
- Tips on cooking and baking from scratch
- What’s the difference between canning, pickling and fermenting foods
- Budget-friendly craft ideas to bring out your inner pioneer
- How to make your own soap and bath products with herbs and natural ingredients
- Use nontoxic pest control for a healthier household
- Gardening tips, no matter your space and climate
- If you’ve got the space, how to raise small animals like chickens in the backyard
BIO: For much of her adult life, Kris Bordessa has been working diligently to live a greener, more self-reliant lifestyle. In 2011 she founded attainable-sustainable.net, which reaches millions via Pinterest, Facebook and an email newsletter. Bordessa lives in Hawaii with her husband, two sons, an abundant vegetable garden and a menagerie of farm animals.