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2018 Round Up

Happy 2019 everyone! How was your New Year's? Bet it wasn't as exciting as mine! My friends and I knitted and crocheted our way into the new year while watching Disney Movies. I am STILL recovering! We did go out for a bit, but with the rainy weather, it was a bit of a challenge!… Continue reading 2018 Round Up

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Spotlight: The Forgotten Solution

And now for something completely different! Recently, I came across a new campaign that I wanted to present to all of you. It's called, The Forgotten Solution. A lot of talk about climate change solutions revolve around new technologies that will "save" us from ourselves. While technology like solar and wind power can lower our… Continue reading Spotlight: The Forgotten Solution

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Week 31: Understanding Carbon Footprints

The term "carbon footprint" has been thrown around¬† within and outside of the green movement for years now. I hope we can all agree that a small carbon footprint is better for the planet. However, what exactly is a carbon footprint and how do we calculate it? More importantly, how accurate is the carbon footprint?… Continue reading Week 31: Understanding Carbon Footprints

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Week 30: Have an Eco-friendly Holiday!

It's that time of year again! Tonight we light that last light on the menorah and go back to business as usual! Yep...your neighborhood Jew is writing a post about the holidays. Even though I don't celebrate Christmas, and Hannukah is not traditionally about gift giving, I still get roped into a lot of the… Continue reading Week 30: Have an Eco-friendly Holiday!

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Week 29: Putting a Label Things

I'm baaaaaaaack! How was everyone's November? Anyone else get some good writing in? I can't say I complete my NaNoWriMo goals, but I did get a lot of writing done, so I'm still happy with the results! And now it's time to get back to blogging as promised! While I was "away" I spent a… Continue reading Week 29: Putting a Label Things

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Vote For Your Planet + Hiatus

Hello everyone! This is a short one today! With midterm elections rapidly approaching, this is my plea to all of you to get yourselves to a polling location! I've been seeing a lot of posts lately that read somewhat like the following: "There's no point in voting. What we need is a revolution!" "Yeah, your… Continue reading Vote For Your Planet + Hiatus

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Week 28: 10 Cheap and Lazy Ways to Help the Planet

Let's say you're not ready to go full on treehugger, start homesteading, make your own deodorant, and live off the grid. Many of us want to do something to help the planet, but our lives are too crazy to make everything a research project. Even I feel like this sometimes. Any time I go out… Continue reading Week 28: 10 Cheap and Lazy Ways to Help the Planet

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Recipe: Vegan Protein Cookies

I got bored and hungry one day and decided I was sick of buying packaged protein cookies...so I made them instead! Check out my vlog to see the actual baking process! This is kind of a bastardized mix between these recipes by Nutrition in the Kitch and Gittemary, so feel free to check those out… Continue reading Recipe: Vegan Protein Cookies

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Week 27: Eleven Food Waste Hacks

What if I told you that one of our greatest environmental problems is also our dumbest problem? What if I told you that by reducing our food waste, we could reduce the amount of methane we emit into the atmosphere and reduce an equally stupid social justice issue?¬† I've already talked about food waste and… Continue reading Week 27: Eleven Food Waste Hacks

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Week 26: Balloons Don’t Go to Heaven

I used to love getting balloons. It was such a rare treat and I usually only got them on my birthday if I asked for them. I usually hung onto them until the helium migrated its way out and the balloon dragged sadly onto the floor. Still, I've seen plenty of other people releasing balloons… Continue reading Week 26: Balloons Don’t Go to Heaven