April House Plant Tour

It has been two months since my last plant tour and I have definitely added a few new plants to my collection. You may notice some plants are missing since my last plat update. I assure you that they are alive and well, they have just been gifted to friends and family. African Violet SoContinue reading “April House Plant Tour”

Reef Safe Sunscreen: What Is It and Where Can I Get It?

Reef safe and reef friendly sunscreens are trying to stop the horrible impact of oxybenzone, octinoxate, and other harsh chemicals found in more common sunscreens and help save the coral reefs and marine wildlife everywhere. “Reef safe” or “reef friendly” sunscreens are sunscreens that do not contain the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate. Oxybenzone and octinoxateContinue reading “Reef Safe Sunscreen: What Is It and Where Can I Get It?”

Some Cool Zero Waste Etsy Shops

In this pandemic, it is important for us more now than ever to support small businesses. One of the best online sites that hosts small businesses is Etsy. Here are some zero waste/low waste centered Etsy shops that could make your journey into living more sustainably a little easier. TheEcoHippie TheEcoHippie’s shop slogan is “PeaceContinue reading “Some Cool Zero Waste Etsy Shops”

Students and the Coronavirus: What the Virus is Doing to Us

I am currently in my junior year of college as of today, and next week is finals week for my now online classes. As a part of the Class of 2021, there is a lot up in the air so far with my college as for what my senior year is going to look like,Continue reading “Students and the Coronavirus: What the Virus is Doing to Us”

Creating a Plant Diary: How to Keep Track of all Your Houseplants’ Needs

It’s no secret that I love plants and love having them around me. With stores like Walmart, Home Depot, and Lowes opening up their spring and summer garden centers, I have found myself amassing more and more plants in the past month. One thing that has always been challenging for me, is remembering all theContinue reading “Creating a Plant Diary: How to Keep Track of all Your Houseplants’ Needs”

DIY Craft Stick Succulent Planter

If you’ve ever wanted a picture perfect wooden succulent planter that fits perfectly on your window sill then have I got the perfect DIY craft for you. (Note that I am working backwards from making this, so most pictures will show the completed project). Items Needed: Craft Sticks Hot Glue Scissors Wax Paper Acrylic SealerContinue reading “DIY Craft Stick Succulent Planter”

Amazing Etsy Products For Any Plant Person

In this pandemic, it is important for us more now than ever to support small businesses. One of the best online sites that hosts small businesses is Etsy. I scoured Etsy for some of the cutest and coolest products for any plant person in your life. The mug that started the whole idea for thisContinue reading “Amazing Etsy Products For Any Plant Person”

Quarantine: Good for Public Health, Terrible for the Environment.

Unless you are living under a rock, you know that at this moment, the coronavirus, COVID-19, is making its way across the planet, causing fear and hysteria. It has been recommended by the CDC and WHO that every one should stay inside for at least two weeks to help stop the spread of the virus,Continue reading “Quarantine: Good for Public Health, Terrible for the Environment.”