Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

Dandelions; It’s What’s For dinner!

When I was a kid picking the weeds and dealing with the back yard was the worst job ever. It was almost as bad as cleaning my hoarder fathers garage. All of us kids hated the dandelions because my dad taught us to hate them. These sunshine yellow bastards blew their seeds all across the yard …

How to Deodorize Naturally

I just climbed to the top of a 12,000 mountain and it’s a very good thing I am the only human being on this deserted Sierra Nevada peak because I’m a natural deodorant fanatic and right now I smell like a natural deodorant fanatic. I like to climb mountains. Sometimes I ride my Cannondale mountain …

The Latest and Greatest Natural Sunscreen

I’m an outdoors kind of girl. What that means is I go through vats of natural sunscreen every summer and buckets of natural sunscreen every spring. Yes even on those cold, cloudy and overcast winter days I use bottles of natural sunscreen. I feel like every Saturday when I go to Whole Foods I’m picking …

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 …