Monthly Archives: March 2018

Ultimate East Coast Road Trip

I. LOVE. ROAD TRIPS. I was particularly excited about this one, because when I was young, my mom took my brothers and I on a 3 month RV trip around the Eastern United States.  It started with her pulling out a map of the U.S., marking a line straight down the middle, and drawing a route in which we would hit every state east of that line. Then began the research.  She was determined to hit all the must-see’s, historical locations, and even local favorites.  This …

Macro-Friendly Green Smoothie Bowl

I don’t know about y’all, but every smoothie bowl I’ve come across contains minimal protein and between 60-100 grams of sugar (that’s more than a soda).  I have nothing against sugar, but a massive serving of sugar (even if it’s from fruit) in the absence of protein is going to have me looking for my next meal within 30 minutes.  Your typical acai bowl comes with plenty of toppings, too- so now we’re looking at a 500-800 calorie bowl that provides very little satiety.  That …

Natural Beauty On A Budget

Why does it seem so expensive to just eat healthy, exercise, and take care of our skin the right way? If you read our article about ingredients we avoid (here), you know why we prioritize natural beauty in the first place.  When I first switched to a natural lifestyle, I found that I could only switch one product at a time.  Every product seemed to break the bank, but now I have learned where to look.  We love plenty of products that are highly effective, but …