What You Should Know Before Venturing Out Into Nature

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The light from the morning Saturday sun illuminated the front dashboard of my vehicle with a golden hue. The sky was a gorgeous shade of crystal blue and sat prominently above our heads as the clearest it has been in months. It finally felt like it was spring, but I was stuck slowly crawling behind a line of equally eager drivers on the freeway.

“The sun came out and really brought everyone else out today,” I said to my passenger. We were heading out to venture into the nearby mountains and did not think that the rest of the world would want to slide back into nature too. “I don’t remember it ever being like this,” I continued.

It was true. A few years ago, no one really had ever heard of the words “super bloom.” Instagram wasn’t flooded with photos of excited Influencers and social media professionals laying in the beautiful wildflowers and crushing them into oblivion as they wandered off the path. Hiking was something only a few people I knew did, and I could never get any of my friends to sign up for a 5K outdoors. However, technology has changed along with time, and this has invited more curious parties out into the wild. Continue reading “What You Should Know Before Venturing Out Into Nature”

The Environmental Benefits of Vegetarianism

As Published in Miss Millennia Magazine.

Are you thinking about becoming a vegetarian but not sure what some of the benefits are of making the lifestyle transition? One factor actually involves the environment. Check out the info-graphic below for ways in which vegetarianism could help save the environment.

The Environmental Benifits of Vegetarianism

Sources: http://www.wfp.org/hungerwww.smallplanet.orghttp://www.vegsoc.org/environment/why%20its%20green%20final%20small.pdfVegetarian Society of the UKVegetarian Society of the US

For more meal ideas, and veggie tips, check out my book, “The Beginners Guide to Becoming a Vegetarian,” on Amazon.