Spring has finally sprung, and I can’t think of a better way to soak up the warm rays and the sweet aroma of flowers in the air than by having a picnic! When most of us think of a picnic, we probably picture a red and white gingham blanket, a picnic basket, and maybe aContinue reading “How to Have a Zero-Waste Picnic”
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Plastic Free Please!
It is so easy to get caught up in the fast-paced world that we live in, and because of this, we often opt for the quickest and most convenient way to get things done. I know I am guilty of this from time to time. But, there comes a point where we must stop choosingContinue reading “Plastic Free Please!”
Dairy-Free Milk: Unlike Any Udder Milk
“Add 75 cents for a non-dairy alternative,” reads the menu at my local coffee shop. You may be thinking, why should I pay more for a dairy-free alternative if I can just use regular milk for a cheaper cost? At almost every coffee shop now, non-dairy alternatives such as oat, almond, soy etc. are offeredContinue reading “Dairy-Free Milk: Unlike Any Udder Milk”
What You Need to Know About Orange County’s Oil Spill
144,000 Gallons. Yep. 144,000 gallons of oil have spilled into the ocean off the coast of Huntington Beach, California on October 2, 2021. This resulted in a 13-mile wide oil slick. Since Saturday, it has been spreading south into the cities of Newport Beach and Laguna Beach. Beach closures have been administered all the wayContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Orange County’s Oil Spill”
What is Reef Safe Sunscreen?
Sunscreen: it’s supposed to protect our bodies from skin damage and skin cancer, but what exactly is it doing to our oceans? When I was planning for my recent trip to Hawaii, I noticed that the state required sunscreen that is “reef-safe.” Being from California, reefs are not abundant on our beaches and I wasContinue reading “What is Reef Safe Sunscreen?”
Caring For Your Monstera Deliciosa
The Monstera Deliciosa was the staple household plant in the 70s, and it is arguably even more popular today. This plant is native to Mexico and Central America and is known for its beautiful split leaves. It is also known as the Swiss Cheese Plant because of the holes in the leaves, aka fenestrations, thatContinue reading “Caring For Your Monstera Deliciosa”
Camping in Joshua Tree
It was my first time in Joshua Tree, and I was completely blown away. It was crazy to me that these rock formations are over 200 million years old, and were once underground. There are many hiking trails in the park that wind through interesting rock formations—the most popular being Skull Rock (pictured below), RyanContinue reading “Camping in Joshua Tree”
Which Plastics Can Be Recycled?
We have all seen the chasing arrows symbol with little numbers on the bottom of plastic products, but what do these numbers mean? Contrary to popular belief, the triangular symbol does necessarily not mean the items can be recycled. There are seven different categories of plastics. NOTE: Where you live will determine how feasible itContinue reading “Which Plastics Can Be Recycled?”
The Devil’s Bridge
Having seen countless breathtaking photos of the Devil’s Bridge on Instagram, I had to experience it for myself. If you’re wondering where to find this impressive rock formation, it is located on the outskirts of Sedona, Arizona. When you type it in on maps, it will take you directly to the parking lot and fromContinue reading “The Devil’s Bridge”
How I Started Hiking
I’ve always liked going on small hikes or strolls at the beach. But, I started getting into hiking during the summer of 2020 in the midst of the pandemic. With everything being shut down, it seemed that the only truly gratifying place for me to spend my time was outdoors. In Hiking, I talk aboutContinue reading “How I Started Hiking”