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

Make Your Own: Non-Toxic Surface Cleaner

Diethanolamine (DEA), triethanolamine (TEA) and alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEs) are just a few of the ingredients found in household cleaners, but how much do we really know about these hard to pronounce substances? Studies have pointed to the potential risks these cleaning ingredients pose to our long-term health, some effects being respiratory irritation, allergies and headaches … Continue reading Make Your Own: Non-Toxic Surface Cleaner

“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

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

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

8 Reasons Why Your Friend Has Been Telling You To Go Vegan

The Animals. It goes first because in actuality, these innocent living beings are put last. In a world where we see hate, violence and unnecessary cruelty, going vegan is the most compassionate way to live. The animals that are being bred and raised in factory farms are only a small group of species humans have decided … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Your Friend Has Been Telling You To Go Vegan