Gift ideas for all your favorite folks, Ashley Flowers Yoga style!
Summer is soo busy! I can't believe how little time I am spending at home with all the fun things there are to do. It can be a little stressful to be so busy though, with the laundry stacking up and the bathroom needing to be cleaned...Oy! Outdoor yoga is a great way to get outside and … Continue reading Stay Chill, Enjoy the Heat
I recently left the wandering lifestyle to settle (at least for a little while) in a quaint little home in Portland, ME. There are many novel things about living in a house, and having all of my life and things in one centralized place again. There are a few things that I had forgotten about … Continue reading Creative Reductions
1. Stop Buying New Stuff “99 percent of the stuff we harvest, mine, process, transport... is trashed within 6 months.” – Annie Leonard, “The Story of Stuff” 2. Stop Buying Disposable Products In 2010, the U.S. produced more than 250 million tons of trash, 4.43 pounds per person per day, according to EPA Municipal Solid Waste Data for 2010. 3. Burn … Continue reading 7 Tips to a Healthier, Happier Lifestyle
I love the idea of never buying anything new, but even I am sometimes enchanted by the idea of something new and shiny. In order to have my cake and eat it too (why would you have cake and not eat it?!) I am reconnecting with the swapping, re-gifting approach. Just a few days ago, … Continue reading Embracing re-gifting, swapping and a buy less lifestyle
As a self pronounced environmentalist, it has become clear to me that being an 'environmentalist' means many different things to many different people. To some being an environmentalist means recycling, to others it means chaining yourself to a tree to prevent deforestation and to others still it could be anywhere between those extremes. To me, … Continue reading What it means to be an Everyday Environmentalist