Tips for a More Sustainable Holiday Season

If you aren’t familiar with the environmental movement, then the holidays are a good time to learn more about your impact as a consumer. According to Stanford University, people in the US alone throw away 25% more trash from Thanksgiving to New Year’s holiday than the average time of year. This waste creates 25 million…

Slippery Elm

Ulmus rubra or Ulmus fulva is a tree native to North America which is said to have medicinal properties. It is colloquially known as slippery elm due to the slimy interior of the natural bark. This interior is also red in color, giving slippery elm other common names such as red elm, but is also…

A Swimmer’s Hair Care Secrets

As a water polo player, I have spent a significant portion of my life in a swimming pool. Every day before school, after school, even in the middle of the day, or even back to back practices, I spent soaking in the chlorine. While I personally love and enjoy the sport of swimming, I know…