Writer, Cook, Environmentalist, and Mother of 2. Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...Lives in Conifer, CO
Not long ago it was scandalous for women to wear pants. Times have changed, and many women enjoy wearing pants or shorts while traveling. However, wearing pants in some destinations isn’t advisable. Many religious sites adhere to strict dress codes, requiring women to wear travel skirts or dresses. Even when a skirt is not required, […]
WWOOFing has grown a lot since the movement began in the 1970s in the UK. The organization is now spread worldwide and anyone can do volunteer work on farms for days or weeks at a time. If you’re looking for the best places to WWOOF, this guide can help you. We will also offer tips […]
As time goes on and more consumers are toting reusable water bottles, there are more choices. Maybe we were on to something when we wrote our filtered water bottle review and about stainless steel water bottles. Now there are more water bottles with filters available than ever before. Water bottles with filters have also improved dramatically. We’ve […]
After volunteering for five days on small farm– complete with ultra fresh meals and a bit of farming work in a picture perfect setting — I’ve learned a good bit about WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms). In retrospect, there are a few things I wish I would have known before going. You Don’t Have to Work Long Hours Because some farms don’t need all the volunteers they have at one time, or if you are paying for part of your stay, you don’t necessarily have to work long 8+ hour farming days…. Your answer, be it “I spent all my money and need to live for free until my plane ticket home” or “I want to know how to garden” or “I want a different experience” should help you figure out what type of farm you want and how long you want to stay.
Fresh, refreshing drinks that are actually healthy. Yes, please! Learn about the best fruit infused water bottles and why they are awesome. I never knew what a difference owning a fruit infused water bottle would make! Prior to owning one, I thought that I could just put some fruit in my glass or reusable water bottle […]
Insulated water bottles are great because they don’t sweat on the important documents on your desk, and they keep your water cold in the summer heat. The best ones are light and not bulky so you can take them with you while hiking or on day trips. Here’s what to consider when looking for the […]