Free The Bath and Cabinet Clutter

I had spoken before on ways to minimalize your life. You can read that article here if you missed it and would like to learn more. I wanted to expand on minimalizing your personal items as far as beauty goes and more ethical and natural products and ways to do this. Do you ever get…

Whole Almost (or totally) Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 3/4 cups walnuts toasted, finely ground in a food processor 2 cups oats divided 3/4 cup coconut or almond flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 2 Tbsp almond milk 3.5 Tbsp coconut oil make sure it’s room temperature and not a solid 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips (or vegan chocolate chips to make this totally vegan style) INSTRUCTIONS  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees…

Trash Day – Plastic Pollution

“We throw things away when we don’t know where ‘away’ is,” says Angela Pozzi, Founder, The Washed Ashore Project. An estimated 16 billion pounds of plastic end up in our oceans every year according to 4ocean. Millions of people spend their days unaware or uncaring about the trash they are “dispensing” of. They go to…

Tea- it does a body good.

The old adage of “Milk, it does a body good”, though it provides calcium, should have really been “Tea, it does a body good”.  Tea is derived from a plant (Camellia sinensis) and includes six varieties: green, black, white, yellow, puerh and oolong.  Other teas are an infusion of a different plant, fruits, vegetables, spices,…

Minimalist Abundance

Going minimal seems to be catching on like wildfire – or wildflower. The tiny house revolution is replacing the old status quo of living in a large home. I see more and more people taking to the road and living in RV’s, and even tiny vans. People are learning that the more you have doesn’t…