I always knew there was something different about my mom's soup. This wasn't a constant in our diet, but it stuck out mostly during my high school and college days. No matter what the main ingredients in her soup were, mung beans for Ayurvedic cleansing or mushrooms and lentils because those were the only things … Continue reading Bones, Broth, & the Basics
I couldn't help but share this amazing deal with anyone and everyone who reads this post. Last spring, I headed out to California for a short weekend trip. We were lucky to be in downtown Oakland on a Saturday morning and decided to venture through the farmer's market. At this point in time, my skin … Continue reading Get Your Deal On! Get Your Cleanse On! Organic, Natural Beauty Products, On Sale!
"People have a preference to remain ignorant." - Neeru Paharia Growing up in the US, I was raised in a consumer drive culture. I was taught that you buy new clothes with the season, need a few pairs of shoes, never wear brown and black together, and to match your purse with your outfit. I … Continue reading Fashion, Free Markets, & Fabulists.
Last weekend, I headed out to Kendall's Blueberries to pick as many as I could! It is nearing the end of the season and I wanted to score some fresh, chemical-free, and affordable berries for the upcoming winter! This farm, a blueberry farm, located in Hastings, MI, offers $1/lb u-pick berries! So, of course, my … Continue reading The blueberries taste like blueberries…but the zucchini tastes like PIZZA!
Over this past weekend I heard a "fact" that I just couldn't believe... Apparently, 6 cups of coffee a day is healthy. I've heard that coffee can reduce depression and keep someone from committing suicide... That it can reduce stress... Help with weight loss... And the list goes on and on. Sure, coffee isn't that … Continue reading Coffee…pick me up? Or bad for your health?
Over the past few months, I've been told, time and time again, that I really need to get serious about my writing. No matter what I talk about, I apparently have a way with words, and have a lot of thoughts, so I gotta start sharing them with the world. Funny how things like this … Continue reading Just Write. Whatever You Do…Just Write. The Liebster Award.
Between the ages of 5 and 10, I lived in Virginia. I learned a lot about the Revolutionary War time period and it has always fascinated me. Our founding father's gave up a lot to give us the freedom that we, so dearly, love today. I remember sitting in history class, in 3rd grade, and … Continue reading Freedom, Farming, & Food.
I woke up this morning, at 6:30, feeling refreshed and excited to start a new day! My Wednesday was rough and I was happy that a good evening out and some heavy sleep rejuvenated me! I was also inspired to be bright today! I put on my brand new colorful leggings and said, "lets do … Continue reading Thursday; a colorful one!
I just finished off my bottle of apple cider vinegar and this lovely culture was floating around in my mug. Isn't she beautiful? Naturally occurring cultures are GOOD! You want to make sure that your ACV has the "mother" in it - as this is the most beneficial part! Studies show that it may help … Continue reading Love Your Mother
Doesn't Mother Nature give us some of the most beautiful things?? We should all say Yes! as we are one of those beautiful things that has been create by Mother Nature...but so is every plant and animal. What do you think is the most beautiful one? Can you really choose?! Well... I usually dislike onions … Continue reading The Beauty of Food