Grocery List for Vegetable Eaters

So you want to start eating more vegetables, or you’ve possibly made the jump to a vegetarian or vegan diet but you don’t know how or what to shop for at the grocery store. I’ve been asked to compile a list of ingredients that would be wise to have in your kitchen to make any…

Crispy Rosemary Roast Potatoes

What’s a Christmas meal without roast potatoes!? They’re only worth it, however, if they’re crispy crunchy on the outside and soft and pillowy on the inside. The key to making the perfect roast potato is parboiling the potato till it’s about 80% cooked then roasting it at a high heat with a whole lotta fat….

Avocado Toast + Out of this World Guacamole

  I wanted to tell you about how amazing avocados are but if you haven’t been living under a rock your entire life you already know. So Imma cut to the chase and tell you why we’re really here, and although this post is titled Avocado Toast + Out of this World Guacamole, implying that…

Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

5 Incredible Reasons Why You Should Be Drinking Water

For the first time ever I actually practised what I preached. Okay, perhaps not for the first time… I mean, I generally practise what I preach. But when it comes to drinking water I rarely do it. I know, I know, what a hypocrite. I always tell you to drink enough water and stay hydrated…

I Went Technology Free for a Week. This Is What Happened.

I went tech free for a week. That meant no cell phone, no iPod, no laptop, no internet, and no tv for 7 consecutive days. Was it an enlighteningly amazing experience? No. Was it horrendously terrible? No. But I did learn a great deal. My main reason for basically living on a technologically stranded island…

Day 30: The End, Thanks, and on to New Things

We’ve come to the end of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. I am simultaneously sad and relieved that it’s over. It’s happened so swiftly that there’s a part of me that can’t believe it’s already done. I would like to thank all of you who chose to embark on this journey with me. Whether you…

Day 29: The Most Important Thing to Me

Call me superficial and shallow. Call me whatever you want. But from the bottom of my heart, the thing I hold most dear to my heart is aesthetics. According to the Oxford online dictionary, aesthetic is an adjective that 1. is “concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.” and 1.1 “giving or designed to…

Day 28: Pet Peeves

You know what really grinds my gears? What really gets me going in the worst way ever? Not much, to be honest, I’m pretty easy breezy, but there are a few things I can think of that really irk me. People who don’t indicate It doesn’t matter whether or not I’m the one driving when…

Day 27: Is My Blog Turning into an Online Diary?

Yesterday, my brother read my post on failures. Having been with me through my time of distress he knew exactly what I was going through the day I wrote that post. What he then read on the blog was a brief description of my internal distress and the ways in which I would deal with…