Showing posts from April, 2015

Acceptance, Love, and Happiness

Happy Earth Day, friends! I hope you are doing something to help you feel more connected to the Earth today. Remember we are all made from the Earth so even if you just take some time for introspection and a little gratitude, those happy vibes will generate out to the Earth, making it a happier place to be. With that said, I think I should have been born in the 70's. I am so turning into a free spirit, man, as I get older. 

Happy birthday mom!

My mom's birthday was a couple of days ago and I made her a present that turned out really neat so I wanted to share it with you all! In order to keep things more personal, and on the more frugal side, I thought I would try out making a design on a plain mug and baking it, like I have seen on Pinterest and other sites. 

First I started with a trip to the dollar store to get a plain, white mug, for you know, a dollar. The dollar store is one of my favorite places to go and browse. They have more than you think and it's a great place to get small storage containers, cat toys, coloring books, measuring cups, and other random things. I don't buy perishables there but I figure if I buy stuff from China at Target why not get it cheaper at the dollar store? 

Second, I grabbed my sharpies. I have a bunch of sharpies because... 

Why I Care So Damn Much

I am going to start by giving you, the reader, a little warning. This post is likely to be full of some facts that you may not want to hear, nor want to care about. It's a post that involves me getting on my soapbox regarding physical health, in other words, your body. It may not be fun to read nor make you feel good, but it's something that has been on my mind for awhile now. I want to start, first by saying thank you for reading my blog at all. You don't have to, as I recognize some of my posts might not quite gel with your life or line of thinking, and truthfully I started the blog as a way of sharing our life and my thoughts. Lately it's become a sort of therapeutic diary for myself. I explain this because I want you to know I do not want to offend or upset anyone; that is NEVER my intention. So if you are still with me, I have a few thoughts I would like to share with you regarding why I think a whole food, plant based diet is the optimum way of eating, and how it…