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
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.
6 easy ways to cut down on kitchen waste, become more sustainable, and save some money while you’re at it!
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? 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
Back in September, we went to a free Women’s Backpacking Basics class at the Washington, D.C. REI flagship store (super informative, highly recommend). On our way out, we picked up the American Hiking Society’s list of “Five Great Trails…All within 20 minutes of Washington, DC!” On Sunday, we set out to cross one off the
Our adventures riding the metro rails through Washington DC, exploring food, art, and culture on a budget.
Homemade Bread: how to do it and why it’s important
The highs and lows of our camping trip in Shenandoah National Park
“Can we be gay here?” This question comes up rather frequently when my girlfriend and I travel, or rather exist together in public. This past weekend proved to be no different when we decided to embrace the pastime of our people and go to the mountains for some good old outdoorsy fun. As we spiraled