I had been wanting to try a shampoo bar for a really long time before I actually bought one. Last September, when I was in Virginia visiting my sister, I went into the local LUSH Beauty store, which is known for its cruelty free, bold and handmade vegan cosmetics, bath and beauty products. My niece … Continue reading The Yellow Bird
Some of you know that I volunteer with an environmental group here in the Raleigh area. A common question we receive from members involves tea, tea bags, what's in them exactly and how to dispose of them properly. We researched some tea companies and here is what we learned. *note this information was obtained between … Continue reading In Search of a Zero Waste Tea
Hope everyone is playing along with this holiday in some form or fashion; whether donning a red sweater or making a homemade card for a loved one. We don't do much for holidays in general. We aren't looking to spend $5 for a Hallmark card and like to avoid crowds as a rule, and especially … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
It's that time of the year. It seems we just finished up the last of the Christmas cookies from family and friends, cookie exchanges and white-elephant parties. Also, the chocolates 🙂 Valentine's Day will be here soon and tends to bring even more sweet treats, but first, it's Girl Scout Cookie time. Good News...there are … Continue reading Vegan Girl Scout Cookies 2019
2018 has really flown by. The last twelve months have been full of fun, work, creating this site, helping others, making money, saving money, short trips to visit family, entertaining, collaborating with colleagues, yard clean-up post Hurricane Florence, healthy food, some not so healthy food, conversations and discussing dreams for next year. Now, that "next … Continue reading Happy New Year!