Tag Archives: green

{st. paddy’s day green vitamix smoothie}

17 Mar

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it’s been a while since i wrote a vitamix post!!  green smoothies are always fun, and this is fitting for the holiday. this week i decided to do a short cleanse. partially in honour of the moon, partially in honour of the upcoming solstice, and partially because i have been eating donuts almost every day for breakfast for about 2 months… not even kidding. *ahem* anyway, i was super excited to bust out my vitamix again! Continue reading

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{travel tuesday – the winter x-games : from a slightly different perspective}

28 Jan

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this weekend i helped work at the winter x games in buttermilk.  it was pretty unbelievable.

however, i didn’t go to see the athletes or even watch any of the event, and yet i had access to almost every venue and space on the mountain… what exactly then, was i doing at x games?!

sorting through this enormous pile of trash :

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i’m not even kidding.  there were 2 other huge piles just like this in the two days i helped…

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i was part of the “green team” for the weekend – sorting through waste to divert it from a going to a landfill. the goal was to divert 80%, and i believe we came damn close! that team is so amazingly dedicated!!!   Continue reading

{thirsty thursday – new stuff i love : the life factory water bottle and kishu charcoal water filter}

22 Aug

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and here we have ’em in action…

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first : the kishu active charcoal water filter.

have you spotted these anywhere yet?!  they’re somewhat new to the market, but i imagine you’ll start to see them pop up in a lot of places.

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the kishu water filter is just basic active charcoal that’s undergone the carbonization process… making it like a rock.

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and this filter helps rid basic tap water of any lead, mercury, and chlorine… to name a few.

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second : this super cool glass water bottle from life factory. Continue reading

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