I received a lot of feedback from my first vegan food list for Salem, so I decided it was time to update it and include all of your great suggestions too. Here are the places you will find me eating when I have given up on cooking.
Please feel free [...]
There is a spectrum of choices to make in life.
It is easy to live within the muted colors of the spectrum and become stuck believing there is only one right way to live, but there is so much color to live in.
You don’t have to buy two cars, a house, or have two [...]
“The European Union bans nearly 1,400 chemicals from personal care products because they are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction. But in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration entrusts safety regulation of cosmetics to a private entity that is housed and funded by the industry’s trade association. To date, [...]
There is no doubt in my mind that parents want the best for their children. I am only an aunt and I want the world for my niece and nephew.
Johnson and Johnson is the one product company that comes to my mind when I see parents shopping or receiving gifts at their baby showers. [...]
The sun is finally coming out in Oregon and this weekend is suppose to be hot, well, in the 80′s which is hot for Oregon! Naturally, I will be making new sunscreen batches (one batch is going to have a new essential oil ingredient, so look out for it on Etsy).
Samvid Sunscreen is a [...]
The NY Times reminds us that “The overwhelming majority of chemicals in use today have never been independently tested for safety…It often takes a crisis to draw attention to how little the government knows about industrial chemicals in circulation.”
Coppertone Water Babies Sunscreen has been used for years as a popular and easy [...]
It might surprise you to know that I often don’t wear sunscreen, and accumulating research suggests that maybe we should be using sun and sunscreen in a completely different way than we have been taught.
Since I was young I have been told to “Wear your sunscreen you could get cancer!” and since then I have [...]
If you are looking for a local, plant-based, know what you are putting on your skin sunscreen-look no further.
You can now find my organic Samvid Sunscreen, with the mineral based zinc oxide, on Etsy at the Samvid Beauty Shop.
For the past two years I have been formulating, reformulating, crafting, researching, switching ingredients and [...]
I am very excited to share, and announce, that I have an article in this season’s spring issue of Take Root, a local Willamette Valley Magazine.
Take Root has an array of articles that discuss the importance of knowing where your food comes from, sustainable living, culinary foods, eating local, living green, and promoting a [...]
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