The Perfect Gift for a Loved One: JORD Watches & Bands

The Perfect Gift for a Loved One: JORD Watches & Bands

The Perfect Gift for a Loved One: JORD Watches & BandsSince beginning my journey in slow and ethical fashion, I’ve come across numerous brands doing incredible work to responsibly produce goods that are beneficial and respectful to both the people involved in manufacturing, and the environment. As I’ve been on my own journey in sustainable [...]

Investing in Less: How and Why I Started a Capsule Closet

Investing in Less: How and Why I Started a Capsule Closet

Have you ever walked into Target, shopping list in-hand (or phone), determined to get in and out of there in under 30 minutes…only to be completely derailed within the first 10 seconds walking through those sliding doors? Suddenly you’re scanning the dollar(-ish) section for cheap and trendy home décor, which then leads you straight into [...]

Pursuit of a Zero-Waste Period

Pursuit of a Zero-Waste Period

This probably comes without surprise, but I have a period. It comes every month, whether I like it or not. With its ever-persistent frequency, it got me thinking about what I choose to put (or not put) into my body each month, and how my monthly cycle adds to my personal contribution to the environment. [...]

gettin’ my sleep together

gettin’ my sleep together

As an Ennegram type 3 (The Achiever), I'm constantly looking for the most productive way to utilize my day. Just recently I took a "Vision Day" of sorts to map out the remainder of the year, and to determine what lifestyle choices I'd like to hone-in on over the next 9 months. A good friend [...]

socially conscious living: what’s wellness got to do with it?

socially conscious living: what’s wellness got to do with it?

About this time last year, I was super burnt out. After nearly 4 years in full-time ministry, my heart, my body, and my soul was for lack of better word -- DONE. I’ve shared briefly about this in little blurbs on Instagram posts, and have even mentioned it a couple times in past blogposts, but [...]

Intro to Partnerships: Skylar

Intro to Partnerships: Skylar

I’m an evangelist. Always have been, probably always will be. And not necessarily in the religious sense of the word – though I have had my fair share of experience in evangelical ministry; but more so in my inherent enthusiasm for the things I love, and my desire to share that enthusiasm with others. All [...]

10×10 Travel Takeaways

10×10 Travel Takeaways

My husband, David and I just recently returned from our 10-day honeymoon with time spent in Paris, and Rome. It was a really lovely trip, and happened to coincide almost exactly with the STSFxBIPOC10x10 challenge. For those who are new to the challenge, the gist of it includes selecting 10 items of clothing to wear [...]