I Gathered Worms For My Plants

This definitely isn’t my normal content, but if you need to know anything about me, it’s that I love plants, and I’ve been trying to find natural ways to help them grow and stay healthy. Recently I have added some larger plants to my collection, including a bird of paradise and a monstera deliciosa. TheseContinue reading “I Gathered Worms For My Plants”

Tips for Cutting Your Plastic Consumption

When you start to think about living a more ethical and sustainable lifestyle, one fact seems to begin to haunt you: plastic is everywhere and all around us. Once you are aware of plastic and its detrimental toll on the environment, you being to realize just how much of our daily lives have been invadedContinue reading “Tips for Cutting Your Plastic Consumption”

The Best Zero Waste Swaps I’ve Made So Far – Two Month Check-In

I started my zero waste journey almost two months ago, and I think that I’ve already made some great progress on minimizing my negative impact on the environment. I am by no means perfect yet, but this lifestyle has opened me up to a new way of thinking and let me flex my problem-solving musclesContinue reading “The Best Zero Waste Swaps I’ve Made So Far – Two Month Check-In”

Health Benefits of Drinking Black Tea

When it comes to being a tea drinker, I am not really big into green tea, fruit flavored tea, or tea’s flavored to taste like your favorite confectionary sweet. As a child, whenever I was sick with a sore throat, my mother always made Lipton tea with added honey to soothe my throat. To me,Continue reading “Health Benefits of Drinking Black Tea”

How to Keep an African Violet Alive

African Violets are known for their velvet leaves and their beautiful deep purple, magenta, and white flowers. They are a beautiful addition to any window sill, but are notorious for being fickle and hard to care for. My grandmother kept African violets in her home since I was a little girl, and she always said,Continue reading “How to Keep an African Violet Alive”

Thrifting Only for a Year: My New Year’s Resolution

As 2020 comes to a start, I’ve found that my major goal this year is to spend less and be a more ethical consumer. I’m really looking to save money, but when I spend it, I want to give it towards products and companies that have ethical practices and create products with a low impactContinue reading “Thrifting Only for a Year: My New Year’s Resolution”

The Best Ways to Survive Finals

Right now it’s one of the most stressful times of the year. It comes with the rise of energy drinks sales in college towns and the deadness in the air of all students silently giving up at the same time. If this is your first time studying for college finals, or maybe you’ve been aroundContinue reading “The Best Ways to Survive Finals”

The Iowa Waterfall Weekend Road Trip – Is It Worth It?

Only In Your State, a team of travel writers has over 90,000 articles that highlight the hidden hot spots, little-known attractions and natural wonders of each of the 50 states. Recently, they have brought attention to the waterfalls of Iowa. As a native Iowan, I was very interested in their article and thought that IContinue reading “The Iowa Waterfall Weekend Road Trip – Is It Worth It?”

Know Before You Go: Iceland

Iceland is one of the most beautiful places that I have ever been to. A small island no bigger than Kentucky that hides some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes on the planet. There is no shortage of photo opportunities and places that will stay in your memory long after you leave. That allContinue reading “Know Before You Go: Iceland”