Principles of Eating Green: Get to Know Your Food

Finally, I’m finishing up my Principles of Eating Green series. This is the last one, and in my opinion, THE most important one of all. Maybe I should make this number one. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Get to Know Your Food

Principles of Eating Green: Pass on the Plastic

Over the last few years, I have progressively developed habits to eat healthy and sustainably.  My first habit I ever created was eliminating palm oil from my diet. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Pass on the Plastic

Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

I get it. Making every. single. meal from scratch is impossible. With full time jobs, parenting, and all our extra-curricular activities, it’s not easy to make every meal a homemade masterpiece. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

Principles of Eating Green: Homemade is Better than Store-bought

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been sharing some of my important Eating Green tips. It’s been very helpful for me to write out the ins and outs, and the hows and whys for each principle, and seeing how they play off each other. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Homemade is Better than Store-bought

Principles of Eating Green: Eat animal welfare approved, free range, slow growing meat

Whenever I talk about Eating Green, a large portion of my audience assumes I refer to a vegetarian diet. When I start talking about eating meat, I get shocked looks, and even some people look appalled. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Eat animal welfare approved, free range, slow growing meat

10 Books in 10 Days- Zen in the Art of Writing

I am not a big Ray Bradbury fan. I have only read Something Wicked This Way Comes, and that’s only because it was for high school english class. I’m not even sure I understand why we read it. I didn’t like it, mainly because I didn’t understand it. Continue reading 10 Books in 10 Days- Zen in the Art of Writing

To Chris, With Love

A few years ago today (43 to be exact), the stars and planets aligned perfectly to allow a singular event to manifest. A boy was born. He grew up in Kentucky and eventually made his way to Chicago for art school. At the ripe age of 22, the young man moved to North Carolina. This is where the paths of one young man and one young woman crossed. And their lives would never be the same. Continue reading To Chris, With Love