5 easy tips for more sustainable grocery shopping

So at this point, everyone knows BYOB—that’s, Bring-Your-Own-Bag. But what other simple steps can you take at the grocery store to reduce plastic and unnecessary waste? Let’s take a look.  Anything but plastic  Aluminum cans, glass jars, paper—literally anything is better than plastic. Because of the current recycling crisis, an overwhelming amount of America’s recyclables…

1 blazer. 5 ways.

With the holidays around the corner and winter already in full swing, I am in desperate need of a new wardrobe rotation. On a recent trip to Savers, I was searching through the racks of blazers, intending to find a nice nude or black, when I found this beautiful plaid number. Still wearing all its…

how to cultivate gratitude

As we leave fall and officially migrate into the winter months, normal life begins to shift back into place. And for many of us, that’s a good thing. If you’re anything like me, you need some level of routine to feel mentally and physically well. But that doesn’t always make the transition any easier. Even…

6 sustainability apps you need on your phone

One of the greatest barriers that stands between sustainability and the mainstream is convenience. Eating, buying, and living more sustainably is rarely—if ever—more convenient than, say, Amazon same-day service or single-use coffee cups. What’s more, many sustainable businesses and organizations belong to niche communities made up of people who have the time and money to…

minimalist packing tips

One of the most valuable takeaways I’ve gained from travel is how to pack light. In a crowded metropolis or old cobblestone street, there’s nothing more stressful than dragging a clumsy suitcase around while you try to find your way to a train or hostel. And checked baggage? Here’s what I think about spending an…

Look. Don’t touch.

In a sea of influencer posts and bulging content, style envy is more real than ever. On any given day, it’s rare that you leave the house without happening, or scrolling, upon a style or aesthetic you admire. But there’s so much that goes into our personal style, and appearance, that’s just the start.  Compared…

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