It’s fire season, and there’s no doubt that this is one of our craziest years yet. More acreage has burned than ever before, and it seems as if our entire state is being affected in one way or another. We may seem powerless when it comes to protecting ourselves, loved ones, and essential workers from the detriment of the fires, but there are indeed ways to become involved in the fight.
This crazy summer heatwave coupled with my lack of wanting to cook creates the perfect opportunity to use a classic kitchen appliance: a blender. But we’re not talking about that generic Oster blender that comes accompanied with your hotel room, I’m talking about the life-changing magic of a high powered blender. The possibilities are absolutely endless with this handy tool.
As we become more conscious of the impact we have on the planet, we would be remiss to gloss over the great effect the fashion industry has on the earth. Fast fashion and the rapid turnover of inventory within the industry causes more harm than good to not only the land, but also to those who work to produce these goods. Luckily, there are a number of great resources and options to shop from that have a lower impact on the planet! Here are a few of my favorite small businesses and ways to shop ethically: