I’m Writing a New Book

Hi friends! It's been a while since I've been around here. For lots of reasons like we've been celebrating my birthday, a dear friend's birthday, going on adventures like ice skating in a mountain town and racing go karts. WordPress itself has been annoying lately not letting me add photos to my posts for some …

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Book Report: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer & Why You Should Add it to Your Reading List

Hello again, friends! I have been quiet the past few months because I got married and went on a honeymoon. It feels good to melt back into my familiar routine. This is a post I've had on the brain since I first discovered the magic of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings …

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How to Communicate with Tattoo Artists to get Exactly What you Want

Now that I have four tattoos, I'm obviously the expert, hah! However, I've accompanied many friends and with Malcolm to get them, and I have friends who own their own tattoo shops. I'm sure to their annoyance, I asked many stupid questions. Over the years, I learned that if you don't communicate exactly what you …

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Purslane: the Most Nutrient Dense Edible Weed You’ve Never Heard of

This summer, I've discovered a plant that most consider a weed, called purslane (AKA hogsweed, fatweed, pursley) . And it is magical. Why? It grows in all the US states, Mexico, and in all provinces of Canada -- all over the world, really. It can grow in gardens, in cracks in bricks and sidewalk, and …

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Cheap Tricks: 5 Strategies to Combat Inflation

If you live in America, you've probably noticed that inflation currently reduces the reach of your paycheck. I feel scrambled trying to find the best deals, coupons, clearances, etc. I have a lot of privilege, so I know others are really hurting right now. Below I share my three top tips that I use to …

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