Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

Adopt Don’t Shop even if you end up with a Ding Dong

I could give you twenty reasons why you should adopt don’t shop. Fifteen of those reasons revolve around this ding dong who was adopted from the Big Bear Animal Shelter on her last day. Yesterday this mutt jumped on my friends couch and tried to harass her cat with kisses. Than she jumped up and gave me …

How Can Sourdough Starter Make Your Spring Baking Sensational?

To some people sourdough might just be a slightly sour white bread or possibly an almost forgotten story about the gold rush years in California. It doesn’t mater how many times you have been to that famous wharf in San Francisco, once you have made your own sourdough starter from scratch it blows your mind …

Recycled Fashion 101

recycled fashion

I used to think recycled fashion meant hippies who shopped at the local Goodwill in between pot smoking and putting dreads in their hair. I thought recycled fashion was just to crunchy granola for me. I thought you had to vote for Bernie Sanders to love thrift store fashion. Two months ago I discovered how …

Organic Grocery Shopping in India

Todays Kamma-Manhattan adventure included getting a six dollar haircut and paying four dollars for the supplies to make Christmas dinner. It also included  exploring the only “organic” store in Bangalore. If you come to Bangalore India and expect to eat healthy you are in for quite a challenge! For the first nine days of our stay …

How to make your own Turmeric Capsules, or that one time I had Orange Cats

I just spent five minutes chasing my cats around the house with a jar of coconut oil. If I was putting coconut oil in my hair than we were all getting a little coconut oil on us today. I figure if I massage a little into their fur it will be good for them, right? …