Garden|Lifestyle

Our Winter Garden: Yearning for Spring

After surviving the bomb cyclone and frigid winter weather during the past few weeks, we are desperately looking forward to spring. We recently received our official community garden plot number for the upcoming year: T4! That’s roughly 20 x 16 feet of additional space from last year’s half plot (which we will be turning into

Lifestyle|Sustainability

4 Easy & Useful Ways to Reuse Food Scraps 

Easy ways to use food scraps that might otherwise go to waste.

Peru|Travel

Trekking Through Peru

The peaks and valleys of our trek to Machu Picchu

Lifestyle

Cheers to the New Year!

Our musings and resolutions for the year ahead.

Lifestyle|Recipes

Get in the Holiday Spirits: 3 Recipes for the Perfect Holiday Drink

Whether you are looking to get into the holiday spirits or just warm up on a cold winter day, we’ve come up with three easy holiday drink recipes to get you through the holiday season. All the ingredients in our drink recipes are either easily sourced year-round, or purchased from local craft producers in the

Lifestyle|Sustainability

‘Tis the Season to Reduce Waste

Make this holiday season less wasteful with these 5 tips It’s no surprise that the holiday season generates more trash than any other time of year. Stanford University and www.use-less-stuff.com report that 25% more waste is generated in the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than any other period throughout the year (that adds up to

Lifestyle|Recipes

Homemade Gin Recipe: Lavender Chamomile & Cinnamon Rosemary Blends

Homemade Gin Recipe – Lavender-Chamomile & Cinnamon-Rosemary Blends Hunter and I are avid gin fans and sought to make our own. Making homemade gin basically involves infusing vodka for 36 hours with juniper berries that give it the distinctive flavor of gin and any other herbs and spices to give your blend a unique taste.

Lifestyle|Sustainability|Zero Waste

6 Ways to Minimize your Kitchen Waste and Increase Sustainability

6 easy ways to cut down on kitchen waste, become more sustainable, and save some money while you’re at it!

Lifestyle|Sustainability|Zero Waste

5 Ways to be More Sustainable and Less Wasteful in your Every Day

It’s not easy being 100% sustainable 100% of the time, but making even the smallest effort can have a big impact in the long run. Here are a few tips I try to keep in mind to be as sustainable as possible in my every day.  Reusable bags. Keep one in your car, in your

Can We Be Gay Here?|Travel

Can we be gay here? Asheville, North Carolina

Can We Be Gay Here? Asheville, North Carolina After living in Austin, Texas for five years, we understand that certain blue islands can exist within larger red states. This seems to be the case with the liberal, quirky city of Asheville in the controversially conservative North Carolina. Once again, on our trip to Asheville we