Zero Waste and Toxin Free Beauty Routine

The first and most important aspect of going zero waste in any part of our lives is to simplify. You cannot expect to have your exact same products and routine that are zero waste and toxin free. And this is a great thing, because it challenges what you actually need and it saves you so…

Nut Butter Cups (Vegan, Paleo and Low Sugar)

I don’t know about you but sometimes I just have to have a little bite of chocolate after dinner. But while I love dark chocolate, I don’t love the packaging, unknown ingredients, and the price. So these homemade, 4 ingredient nut butter cups are perfect! Ingredients: 1/3 cup of coconut oil 1/3 cup of cocoa…

Chickpea Curry

At the end of the week, I usually have a close-to-empty pantry and a few random vegetables left over from earlier in the week…so I decided to make this CHICKPEA CURRY over cauliflower rice. This was such a good mixture of sweet, spicy, crunchy, and smooth. I loved every bit of it! It seriously only…

Zero Waste Homemade Tacos

I love these tacos and they are one of the easiest recipes I’ve every made! seriously no need to buy those preservative filled, and plastic packaged tortillas ever again! These can be made with white flour, whole wheat flour, or brown rice flour, and all of the ingredients can be bought in bulk! Ingredients- yeild…

Zero Waste Lifestyle

What is Zero Waste? Zero waste is a movement that challenges us to reevaluate the way that we consume. While I am not fully zero waste yet, I have adopted many of its principles and ideas, and have radically reduced the amount of waste that I produce. For some it means that they will no…

“How To” and “Why To” Minimize Your Wardrobe

When I began my minimalist journey, my wardrobe was the first to go! It is one of the easiest places to start when you begin to minimize your life. It takes less than an hour (usually) and you can see real and quick results, in my opinion this is a great starting point that will…

Healing Veggie Broth

I am a HUGE fan of bone and veggie broths. They are so simple to make, incredibly healing, and far cheaper and tastier than store bought versions! Since I don’t cook meat with bones too often, veggie broth tends to be more of a staple in my home. It is a great way to use…

A Holistic Approach to my Depression

I have a history of depression that worsened during and after my pregnancy. This stemmed from the changes of my body, serious hormonal imbalances, and a series of unplanned events that occurred in a short amount of time. I found out I was pregnant, got married, went back to school, and went through some stuff…

The Importance of Slow Fashion

As a fashion major, I started my freshmen year in a class called Fashion Retailing 101. I quickly bought into the ideas of fast fashion and accepted them as fact and saw no reason for alternatives. But as I began to do my own research of found out the immense horrors of this sect of…

The Curated Life

In its rawest form “curated” means to carefully choose how you want to live and then putting those beliefs in action. I have been on a journey learning more about what it looks like to live an intentional life for the past few years. I have found incredible resources about minimalism, zero waste, as well…