10 Simple Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Home + Garden and Why Reusing is Important!

Did you know there’s something even better than recycling? Before we send items to be recycled, we can give them a second life by finding ways that they can be used again. Reusing is even better than recycling. How so? Because although recycling is very much necessary for our environment, it still requires energy toContinue reading “10 Simple Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Home + Garden and Why Reusing is Important!”

Liliane: Resurrection of the Daughter by Ntozake Shange

If you liked For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf, you might enjoy this Ntozake Shange hidden gem, Liliane: Resurrection of the Daughter. Liliane is a coming-of-age story about a young Black woman who is searching for self, seeking to understand, and exploring her liberation as she navigates theContinue reading “Liliane: Resurrection of the Daughter by Ntozake Shange”

A Post-Workout Smoothie: Kale, Banana, and Peanut Butter Fusion!

This is one of my all time favorite smoothies! It’s so yummy and has the best balance of fruit and greens plus the added flavor of peanut butter for a smooth and rich taste. This smoothie is the perfect way to treat yourself after a workout routine or just to get your day going! IngredientsContinue reading “A Post-Workout Smoothie: Kale, Banana, and Peanut Butter Fusion!”

How to: Propagate Golden Pothos!

Hey plant lovers! Are you in need of new plants? Do you have a favorite houseplant that you wish you could have more of? Do you want a cost effective way to increase the greenery in your home? Then this post is for you! Here’s an easy tip on how to get the most outContinue reading “How to: Propagate Golden Pothos!”

Is Your Self-Care Practice Where You Want It To Be? Here’s One Simple Way to Check!

Sometimes we think that we’re doing enough for our self-care because we drank more water than usual for one day, we bookmarked the latest Instagram post from our favorite fitness guru, or we took a screenshot of some random wellness mantra that we’ll most likely never look at again. Although these are fine to doContinue reading “Is Your Self-Care Practice Where You Want It To Be? Here’s One Simple Way to Check!”

It’s Time to Repot Your Plant!

Hey fellow plant lovers! Did you know that you need to routinely replace the pots that your plants are in? In their natural habitat, plants have ample space for their roots to grow and to receive nutrients. But when we place them into containers, we are limiting the space that they have to do this.Continue reading “It’s Time to Repot Your Plant!”

Celebrating Juneteenth with Sounds of Blackness and Songs for Freedom

In spite of all this calamity going on, June is an exciting month for Black people and Black history. Not only is it Immigrant Heritage Month, Caribbean Heritage Month, and Pride Month, it is also Black Music Month! And today, of course, is a very important holiday in African American history: JUNETEENTH! Juneteenth (June+19th) marksContinue reading “Celebrating Juneteenth with Sounds of Blackness and Songs for Freedom”

Low Effort Meals: A 10 Minute Veggie Soup!

Today’s highlight meal is a quick and easy soup that I made for lunch. Since working from home, I’ve lost some of my usual motivation to cook. Normally, I would have meal-prepped my lunches for the work week but that routine was disrupted because of this COVID-19 madness. When you’re home virtually 24/7, besides theContinue reading “Low Effort Meals: A 10 Minute Veggie Soup!”

Low Effort Meals: A Simple Veggie Sandwich

I say veggie but if we’re being technical, everything on this sandwich, besides the onion, is a fruit! Don’t believe me? Read more here about the fruits that we commonly refer to as vegetables. I love a simple and refreshing sandwich. This one includes an avocado spread lightly seasoned with salt and pepper and toppedContinue reading “Low Effort Meals: A Simple Veggie Sandwich”

Garden Log #2 – Intruder Alert!

Isn’t it the worst when you realize that a critter or an animal has been perusing and prowling through your garden? This morning I found some of my bean plants mushed into the soil. It didn’t seem like anything was eaten but something really church stomped on my bean plants y’all! One of the stalksContinue reading “Garden Log #2 – Intruder Alert!”