Eco-friendly city living

Coming to Terms with Drumpf’s Rhetoric

I try not to get political here. But the reality is that the last week has been very difficult for me and for good people and people of color across the country. The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day yesterday just highlighted even more the divisions currently present across the US. Last week, the Cheeto in Chief called African countries “shitholes,” or I suppose “shithouses,”...

Benefits of Walking in a New Urban Community

One of the main tenets of new urbanism is having walkable neighborhoods and gathering areas. It’s great for the community for so many reasons, but it’s also great for your health. Experts recommend 90 minutes of physical exercise each week, and walking is a perfect way to fulfill that need. Walking is a simple exercise that has amazing benefits. The good thing is that all you need is a pair of good shoes to stay...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Life has gotten a little crazy around our house over the last months or two, but I promised I’ll be back here posting more soon! In the meantime, I wanted to take a minute to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. It’s been a tough year for many people, especially when you consider out current political climate. But, in spite of that, there’s still so much to be thankful for. Sometimes,...

Foods I Fell in Love With in Mexico

It’s no big secret that Mexicans love food, especially their own. Even so, it’s only when we set foot in Mexico that we realized how strong their relationship with food is. I love trying traditional food, and like on my recent trip to Brussels, I indulged in Mexico. From the outset, I have to confess that I have always fancied a hearty Mexican meal. Sure, I have ordered meals from my local Mexican restaurant a few...

Five Appliances That Make Life Easier

In hopes of saving time around the house, I’ve been adopting a few new “life hacks.”

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