The Problem with Fashion Trends

I think like most people, fashion is a form of self expression we all partake in. We find clothing that fits us comfortably, shapes us in ways that boost our confidence and overall is a fun part of being human. You get to dress yourself up however you'd like. How cool is that? Dressing myself … Continue reading The Problem with Fashion Trends

“It’s Just One Straw” – Said 7 Billion People

Convenience and a fast-paced lifestyle are themes of modern day society that have always been happening in the background of my life – It’s not until a few years ago that this background has made it’s way to the forefront, and I’ll tell you why – Everything each one of us does has an effect … Continue reading “It’s Just One Straw” – Said 7 Billion People

Eco-Friendly Life Hacks

When it comes to making your life a little greener, you might be helping more than just mama earth. Here are some ways to keep the earth clean while improving your health and saving money? Yes! BYOB - No, not your own beer, bottle! You can fill up on beverages wherever you go, whether you're … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Life Hacks

Van-life: Finding Comfort in Discomfort

The idea of packing up your bags, loading up the car with your best friend and heading Southwest sounds like a dream, until you realize you need to make cooking, bathing, sleeping and all other human necessities happen out of a Kia Sedona. Before leaving on our 3 month adventure, we did a lot of … Continue reading Van-life: Finding Comfort in Discomfort

Sea Turtles… Friends or Food?

Well, it turns out many people in Nicaragua eat sea turtles and their eggs even though it is illegal, there isn't much regulation. At first it was really devastating to hear as an environmental education volunteer, and while it's still devastating, I understand that eating sea turtle eggs is a tradition that has been passed … Continue reading Sea Turtles… Friends or Food?

Joining the Peace Corps

It was not too long ago I was day dreaming in one of my last college classes about what Nicaragua was going to feel like, what kind of weather I would experience, what kind of people I would meet. Fast forward a couple of months, I’ve graduated college and have also just landed in Managua, … Continue reading Joining the Peace Corps

Packing for Peace Corps (While Saving the Earth)

The time is fast approaching! A month countdown begins today, before I leave the USA to serve in the Peace Corps for two whole years!!(yes, I’ll be nearing age 24 by the time I get back, crazy, I know) Where am I going you wonder? Nicaragua, where i’ll be teaching environmental education to primary school … Continue reading Packing for Peace Corps (While Saving the Earth)