Think Dirty (Get Clean)

I was inspired a little over a year ago to clean up my beauty act. Your skin absorbs 80% of everything put on it, and it turns out there's not a lot of (or any) protection between us and the grocery store shelf. After watching The Human Experiment, and being sufficiently freaked out, I did my own research on the level of scary stuff that I didn't think was legally allowed to be in the products I was using.

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Pesto, Pesto, Please

Growing up in a small town on the most isolated group of islands in the world is incredible. It also interestingly equates to a disproportionate amount of outside world exposure being based on what comes into stock at Costco, our mecca and life source. (We didn't have a Walmart until I was ten, which paled in comparison.)  

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How To Survive Hot Yoga

I love hot yoga because I hate working out. But I love having worked out, and I also love yoga. But ain't nobody got time for both of those. So after my first hot yoga class, I was sold. Two in one? Plus, if I go at 6am, I've tricked myself into church and the gym before my body really knows what's happened. 

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Easy Vegan Ricotta

I have found an inordinate number of everyday, smart, wonderful humans to be weirdly terrified of vegan cheese. Do not be one of these people, friends. I too adore the real stuff, but just because you loooovveee/could never live without/give up/survive apart from (I know) brie, doesn't mean that you won't love this stuff too. All cheese lives matter, am I right?

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