Don’t worry, I’m not really leaving. I’m re-branding! I’m so excited to finally share my updated blog with you guys! As you may know, I’ve carried the “Life of the Free” title since my Tumblr days, AKA my emotionally unstable teen days LOL. Although I do still resonate with the meaning behind “Life of the … More Goodbye, Life of the Free.
As most of you know by now, Tim and I got married this past weekend on Saturday, August 26th! The week leading up to our wedding was I N S A N E, as I’m sure anyone who has been married knows. Pre-Hurricane Harvey On the Saturday prior to our wedding, I checked the weather … More We’re Married! | Our Wedding Story, Photos & Hurricane Harvey
Another day passed, I still remembered my rape. It’s been 7 years. It still hurts, it just hurts a little less now. It took me 2 years to tell my family. 3 years to voice the words “taken advantage of”. It took 4 years to even say the word “rape”. Finally around the fifth year, … More I was 17. He was 25.
Since the movies Okja and What the Health were released on Netflix, there’s been a huuuuge influx of humans interested in going vegan. It’s totally cool and I fully support this movement! However, I did find it strange when some of my friends started messaging me and asking me how to go vegan or tips, etc… … More What I eat in a day | Vegan + Gluten Free Meal Ideas
My journey to “zero waste” has been a roller coaster, where the ups have been great and I’ve produced little to no waste, and the downs are crazy & frightening at how much waste I can produce. However, I’m trying to have a little grace with myself and realize that even my “bad” days with … More Safety Razor Review: Tried & True
I had an epiphany today whilst pruning my tomato plants. It’s something I’ve heard before but it suddenly hit me in a deeper way. While I was pruning my tomato plants, I realized one of my plants was beginning to wilt. The more I pruned, I quickly realized my plant wasn’t just wilting, it was … More The Epiphany of My Diseased Tomato Plant
I’m so excited to share this with you guys! I’ve been working on my personal “minimal wardrobe” capsules for a while and it’s taken me quite some time of donating unused items and slowly but surely adding in the items that I need…most importantly, from fair trade and Eco-friendly companies. I’ve spent a good chunk … More Minimalist + Fair Trade Summer Capsule | 2017 Fashion Revolution Week
Happy Earth Day! I have been looking forward to this day since last year! Mostly because I love Earth Day and it’s kind of the whole purpose of my blog. So Earth Day for me kind of feels like a personal holiday… Also, I failed to post something last Earth Day because I was too … More Happy Earth Day! Here are some easy ways to give back!
Over the course of my journey to ethical living, I’ve been asked a lot of questions regarding minimalism, environmentalism and Christianity, and how they all work together. Thus, I thought I’d just throw all my thoughts into one blog post to answer those questions from my perspective. First, let’s get some definitions out of the way … More Environmentalism, Minimalism, and Christianity: Can you be a Christian in a “Movement”?
If you would have asked me back in December when Tim and I were going to get married, I would have answered with, “I don’t know but I’m okay with waiting a while.” Meaning waiting indefinitely. I was okay with just putting marriage off. Around Christmas time, I was having a conversation with my parents … More I’ve decided that marriage isn’t for me.