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”

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:

Small Business Saturday: Julia’s Crochet Crafts

I am dedicating the first Saturday of each month to a post dedicated to one of my favorite small businesses. For June, I am highlighting Julia’s Crochet Crafts!

My Sustainability Journey

Sustainability is such a trending word, generally with good intentions behind it. But sustainability is not a static state, instead it is a very fluid journey. When we consider sustainability in our life, and in our world, we would be remiss to assess this transformative lifestyle without considering important factors such as culture, systemic oppression,Continue reading “My Sustainability Journey”

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.