Earth focused, Life, Motivation & Wisdom

Motivation Monday: When Abuse The Environment

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Isatou Ceesay - Gambia's Queen of Recycling.  Isatou founded Women’s Initiative Gambia (originally N’jau Recycling and Income Generation Group) which plays a major role in the reduction of Gambia's waste. What are your thoughts regarding… Continue reading Motivation Monday: When Abuse The Environment

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Hard to Believe It’s Been 8 Months

It has been about 8 months since I announced my desire to establish an ecospace in the Bronx -- specifically phase 1 for EcoBronx LLC. Quick recap the focus of the initial phase of the business was to perform pop-up style markets and educational events. The business has achieved a few milestones in these past… Continue reading Hard to Believe It’s Been 8 Months

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Motivation Monday: Leave A Legacy

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Autumn Peltier - a Canadian youth activist that advocates for clean water.  Autumn was named the Chief Water Commissioner by the Anishinabek Nation in 2019.   What are your thoughts regarding this quote? References… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Leave A Legacy

Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Random Thoughts

It’s okay to not DIY

About this time last year I desired to DIY some self-care and cleaning items. My mindset was it would allow me to save some $ while also help me ensure it was a low-waste item. Naturally this was before I had two children remote learning, opened a low-waste shop, and got additional responsibilities at my… Continue reading It’s okay to not DIY

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Motivation Monday: Pass On to Future Generations

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.   Today's quote is by Dr. J. Drew Lanham - Alumni Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University.  In addition, Dr. Lanham is… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Pass On to Future Generations

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Me and Aunt Flow

Disclaimer: The post is discussing menstruation/menstrual care. Me and Aunt Flow have had a truly intimate relationship for about 33ish years and I can say that our relationship has had it's fair share of highs and lows. You know the those moments were your either rejoicing or frustrated that Flow has decided to make a… Continue reading Me and Aunt Flow

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Motivation Monday: Access to Natural Resources

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Angelou Ezeilo, the… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Access to Natural Resources

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Motivation Monday: Value Earth

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Jerome Ringo the… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Value Earth

Life, Low-waste Living, Plastic-Free Living, Tips

Switching to Sustainable Self-Care Products

Collage of some self care swaps made (not sponsored) As you know, our family has been on a low-waste/plastic-free journey since December 2018. Me sharing the process and then starting the business has encouraged folks to ask questions about our journey and our swaps. Common questions I get typically come in the form of WHY… Continue reading Switching to Sustainable Self-Care Products

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Motivation Monday: Nature is a great equalizer

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Audrey and Frank… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Nature is a great equalizer