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plastic free living: round 2

Last week, I mentioned reading Plastic Purge  by Michael SanClements. His book really delved into the history of plastics and gave some great advice for reducing plastics in our daily life. This week, I’ve been reading Slow Death by Rubber Duck, written by Rick Smith & Bruce Lourie. I am only half way through the book but[…]

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plants. it’s what’s for breakfast!

There’s nothing better than starting the day out right with a delicious plant based breakfast! When in a pinch, I love to throw together a quick green smoothie. My all time favorite smoothie recipe is: A Frozen Chopped Banana 1 Heaping Tablespoon Peanut Butter 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds 2  Large Handfuls Spinach 1 Hefty Pour of[…]

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the urban farmer

I’m rather proud of my tiny backyard garden. It’s been an experiment the past two years, learning what grows best in the Texas soil and I’m still a novice gardener. However, I can’t describe how exciting it is when your seeds start to sprout or when you see the beginnings of a baby tomato. What’s[…]

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“plastic purge:” less plastic for health and environment.

Book Review of Plastic Purge by Michael SanClements This week, I finally had the opportunity to read Plastic Purge by Michael SanClements. This book has some enlightening information about the history of plastic and the effects of its overabundance and use today. If you’re at all interested in the zero waste movement, I’d definitely recommend adding[…]