Is It Wrong to be a Minimalist?

What then, is the truth about minimalism, and is it a space we can feel good participating in, and does it offer room for everyone?

Am I The Only One Who Had A Miscarriage?

But as my journey continues, and I have more time to reflect, I can’t shake the whisper in the back of my head that I need to share my story. I need to confront the reality that I silently carry with me every day and I need to open up in the hopes of helping support another woman who is going through the same thing. So for all the women who have had, or will have, pregnancy loss, here is my story:

5 Small Businesses to Support this Black Friday 

In the spirit of keeping alive the memory of an old family tradition, with a sustainable, hippie twist, here is my mini guide of 5 Small Businesses to Support this Black Friday.

Hiking Blackwater Falls State Park and Monongahela National Forest

A few weekends ago, myself, my husband, and my mom headed on a weekend road trip to West Virginia to visit Seneca Rocks in Monongahela National forest and Blackwater Falls State Park. While we have been to West Virginia before, it was my husband’s first time and the first time for all of us inContinue reading “Hiking Blackwater Falls State Park and Monongahela National Forest”

Supporting Small Businesses: Unik Dazzels

Locally, black, and women owned – What more could you want?
As soon as I learned about Unik Dazzels, I knew that I wanted to support the business, and the individuals behind the community. Through Unik Dazzels, I find more than timeless, beautiful pieces of jewelry; I also find friendship, community, and representation.

Welcome to the Mushroom Kingdom: Foraging 101

If you are curious about foraging, or looking for some calming, yet empowering, magic in your life, I encourage you to give foraging a try. Foraging is a possibility in any landscape, you do not need access to an unbounding forest to partake. Here are 3 great ways to get started:

Just Your Basic Spooky Hippie

You do not have to be a fan of fall or halloween aesthetics. You do not need to start celebrations early. But it is often in surprising places that we find ourselves, that we create our own healing, and that we find community. First and foremost, allow yourself to find your own joy – it is a human right.

Supporting Small Businesses: Pastures & Pine

The first item that I selected was one of their whipped body butters made with beeswax. I chose this scent based on name alone, “Hippie Stank,” and it does not disappoint.

Why Do People Keep Talking About Spoons?

Autoimmune diseases are specifically the 100+  diseases that are caused by a blip in our autoimmune systems. Basically, something in our body perceives another part of our body as a threat, so your body responds like it would for any threat, and starts to attack it. Those of us wth autoimmune disease are bad asses for literally living every day with a body that keeps attacking itself.