Author Archives: Ana

Earth Overshoot Day, August 2nd

According to Global Footprint Network, today, August 2nd, is Earth Overshoot Day. That is, the date each year where humans have already exhausted a year’s worth of the world’s natural resources. Earth Overshoot (previously known as Ecological Debt Day) measures … Continue reading

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What on earth is nutritional yeast and what do I do with it?

What is nutritional yeast? Nutritional yeast comes from the fungi kingdom, it’s grown on a food source, typically molassas, sometimes whey. Once harvested, it’s heated, dried and crumbled into yellow flakes. It differs from bakers yeast in that it isn’t … Continue reading

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Homemade Coconut Honey & Beeswax Balm

When it comes to skin care and bathroom products – I’m all about keeping it simple and natural, and a nice oil (coconut, olive, almond or avocado oil), beeswax and honey balm is my go-to for everything skin related. Prior … Continue reading

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My discerning (almost) 7 month old

I will not lie.  My kids have eaten bought baby food before.  It’s not like they have it the whole time but sometimes that’s just the way the day rolls – but not anymore.  My (almost) 7 month old has … Continue reading

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