February is only 2-3 days shorter than the typical month but I swear it just ZOOMs by every year. It’s MARCH tomorrow. What?! Stop. This map above shows which languages other than English or Spanish are spoken in major U.S. cities! Cool! Because I went to UW-Madison, I have to share this: “No. Badgers.” (and yes I’m still upset that they broke up.Waah.) Another way … Continue reading Friday Finds 2/28/14
I was tagged by Amy from Disguised By Zebras to complete a quick questionnaire about “Going Green.” Here are my answers – hope you enjoy! 1. What started it all off for you? I’ve always had a lot of passion for the environment thanks to my environmentalist parents, but like several other bloggers answering this tag, most of my big changes started with food. I … Continue reading The “Going Green” Tag
Hey, hey! It’s Friday! Let’s welcome the weekend by checking out some cool stuff: Just came across this lovely e-commerce site Moorea Seal. Everything’s made in America and they support charities with every order. I’m sold. A few examples of their wares: Good advice on Navigating the Eco-Fashion World Our Own Worst Enemy: When women keep women from leading Apparently bike lanes are not a … Continue reading Friday Finds: 2/21/2014
Being a mindful and conscious consumer can be hard sometimes. There are incredible, affordable options out there for everything from shampoo to t-shirts that align with my beliefs (ethically made, useful, non-toxic) but I sometimes find myself lusting after gorgeous brand-name grocery items/purses/lipsticks/yoga pants. I might get pretty far down the road towards purchase or consumption before I “catch” myself and am reminded think more … Continue reading Short-Term Diet or Long-Term Lifestyle Change?
Hello lovelies! For your enjoyment, the scientists here at Meredith Tested have developed this highly curated, scientifically developed list of Friday Finds for your viewing and reading pleasure. Bon appetit! This family rocks their creative, hilarious and adorable video Christmas card. Fa-la-la-ha-ha-ha! On another note, check out this idea for how to end homelessness in one year. Hint: it involves plastic bottles…Wha?? What do you think? … Continue reading Friday Finds (12/20/2013)
…But please don’t break me off a piece of your Kit-Kat bar. (Full disclosure: I despise Kit Kat bars for their waxy chocolate and stale wafers. Plus that Greenpeace ad with the orangutan fingers totally haunts me.) Do you ever just get totally overtaken by all of the thoughts and opinions in your head? Or the stuff outside your head, in your environment? Once I … Continue reading Give Me A Break
Introducing a new regularly appearing act in my little “Meredith Tested” circus! Friday Finds… ta-da! Each week I’ll share cool stuff I’ve found that I think you might like to read/see/check out, too. What spurred the development of delicious cocktails? The answer may surprise you. Speaking of surprising (or maybe not)…check out how awesome this interview with Girls star Jemima Kirke is. I needed this … Continue reading Friday Finds (12/6/13)