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<i>Inside My (Mostly) Plastic Free Kitchen </i>

Inside My (Mostly) Plastic Free Kitchen

  Welcome to my Kitchen!     I wanted to invite you to get a closer look at how I organize my kitchen because this is where 90% of plastic waste is generated.   I am a year into this journey of zero waste and […]

<i>Plastic Pollution is Destroying the Earth – Here’s How You Can Help </i>

Plastic Pollution is Destroying the Earth – Here’s How You Can Help

Plastic pollution is here to stay I recently watched a video about the research of an environmentalist who studies plastic pollution and she calculated that if every bit of plastic that exists was spread out ankle deep it would cover an area the size of […]

<i> Before there were floors, and walls and ceilings, there was only sky </i>

Before there were floors, and walls and ceilings, there was only sky

Photo by Michael Hull on Unsplash   Before there were floors, and walls and ceilings, there was only sky. And stars like vast lights of eternity. And grass that swayed in the breeze.   And waves on the beach. The ripple of the water, sunlight reflecting on the […]

<i>5 Ways to Connect to the Earth for a Life of True Alignment</i>

5 Ways to Connect to the Earth for a Life of True Alignment

Photo by Gianni Zanato on Unsplash Our Disconnect from the Earth   We hardly take the time to connect to the earth anymore. We are so distracted by our phones and TV shows, and the news, and Twitter and Facebook and Youtube. Life is so busy and there […]

<i>Overwhelm and the Zero Waste Model – 5 Ways to Start Small</i>

Overwhelm and the Zero Waste Model – 5 Ways to Start Small

Photo credit: Denise Johnson on Unsplash   Zero Waste:    Zero waste has become the name of a movement based on the principle of sending the smallest amount of trash to the landfill as absolutely possible. The image that comes to mind is a pretty smiling girl, often […]

<i>Meditations on Self Love – Exploring the Shadow</i>

Meditations on Self Love – Exploring the Shadow

Photo credit: Shasha Freemind – Unsplash    It’s not easy to sit with our Shadow. It’s not easy to give ourselves the room to breathe into the discomfort, the aching places within us. It is so easy to enter into internal judgement and push away […]

<i>20 MINUTE ZERO WASTE ALMOND MILK</i>

20 MINUTE ZERO WASTE ALMOND MILK

    The first time my friend made almond milk for me I was shocked at how delicious it was! Creamy and almondy in the best way, and what was more she confessed how easy it is to make. I had always assumed making almond […]

<i>Everything Bulk – The Ultimate Guide to Bulk Shopping</i>

Everything Bulk – The Ultimate Guide to Bulk Shopping

A 7 min read –    I don’t know about you, but when I first heard of bulk shopping I was intimidated. It’s hard enough to fit normal grocery shopping in on top of an already hectic schedule let alone buy everything in bulk! What […]

<i>My Life as an Empath – Sensitivity is a Superpower</i>

My Life as an Empath – Sensitivity is a Superpower

Photo credit: Unsplash – Blaise Vonlanthen  -A 10 minute read   Definition – Empath: A person who absorbs the emotional energy of people and places, often without realizing it, causing the emotions and/or physical sensations of others to be felt as their own. A person […]

<i>Nature’s Greatest Magic Trick – Aka Urban Composting 101</i>

Nature’s Greatest Magic Trick – Aka Urban Composting 101

Photo credit: Vero Photoart Unsplash  A 5 minute read –    What is Composting? Say what? It’s 2018! We all know what composting is! Don’t we? It might seem unnecessary to define, but when I was living in Jersey City I met several people who […]