Homemade Non-Dairy Shamrock Shake!

Anyone who knows me knows that I am obsessed with all this seasonal and festive, and Shamrock Shakes definitely fall under that. Am I Irish? Not even a little. Do I actively celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Still no. Do I get excited every March when the Shamrock Shake commercials come on TV? Heck yes. All…

Sunday Stills

A little late, but I took them on a Sunday. That counts, right? After a dramatic turn of events during brunch, my friends and I took a stroll down the Riverfront and accidentally found the DuPont Environmental Education Center. It was closed, but that didn’t stop us from enjoying its beauty and serenity. – T…

2016 Favorites

I’m so late to play this favorites game, but better late than never! Here are my favorite things of 2016! Podcast: Smart Podcast Trashy Books Sassy and uncensored but very conscious of triggers. They cover feminism, different cultures, literary history, and overall romancelandia greatness. It’s free on iTunes as well as their website. Book: Forbidden by Beverly…

A Conscious Consumer Gift Guide

Since I’ve become interested in conscious consumerism, I’ve been reading quite a few blog posts and articles about how difficult this time of year can be because of gifts, whether you are a minimalist and do not want additional things or a zero waster who does not want the additional packaging or an ethical consumer who…

Blogsgiving: The Conclusion

Visiting my mom’s side of the family for Thanksgiving is always one of the best weeks of the year for me. I have no commitments, and my parents do all the driving. So I can literally just relax, read, eat, and be merry. Thanksgiving Eve we did a crap-ton of shopping since our household was in…

Blogsgiving: What I Ate on the Road

It’s that time of year again. That time in which I spent way too much of my life riding in  a truck, eating too much fast food, energetically talking over my family as we catch up on stories from the last holiday together. Christmas is my ultimate favorite holiday, but Thanksgiving definitely gives it a run for…