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How to Reduce Kitchen Waste

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How to Reduce Kitchen Waste

As we do our spring cleaning it is a perfect time to reevaluate our waste, especially in the kitchen. Our kitchens create the most waste. From food to packaging to utensils, you can fill your trash bin quickly. We are here to offer a couple of alternatives to kitchen waste, how to limit it as well as other uses for it. Compost There is so much that we could say about compost, here we will just touch on the basics. Composting provides vital nutrients for our gardens and keeps the food scraps out of our trash. There are many ways...

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Ode to Mothers

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Ode to Mothers

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. We could write “The Top 5 Gifts to Give your Mom for Mother’s Day” or “3 Ways to Show your Mother How Much You Love Her.” We could, but we won’t because you know your mom far better than we do. So instead here is our ode to mothers everywhere. Happy Mother’s Day! Mom thank you. Thank you for all the things I see and don’t see. Thank you for the peanut butter sandwiches. Thank you for running me to and from sports events and recitals. Thank you for every gift and vacation....

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Hello, Spring Cleaning

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Hello, Spring Cleaning

It is spring and with the warmer weather comes the urge to clean house. If you are anything like us, the second you open the windows to let out the stale winter air you want to grab the cleaning supplies and go at it. If you don’t fall into the “itching to clean” group but feel like you should do something we can help you as well. The biggest problem for both groups is where to start. The next is what to clean. Here is a list of our spring-cleaning tasks as well as tips to make some of them...

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Finding the Best Volunteer Opportunity for You

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Finding the Best Volunteer Opportunity for You

Volunteer work is near and dear to our hearts here at The Healing Hippy. From being the volunteers, to needing volunteers we have so much appreciation for all that volunteers do for our communities. We also know how difficult it can be to find the perfect volunteering opportunity. There are just so many options to choose from. Nursing homes, animal shelters, cancer resource facilities, children sports, and nature preservation committees are just a few on the endless list of options. So how do you choose? We have a couple of tips for choosing and enjoying your volunteer work. Choose an...

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Creating a Mindfulness Practice

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Creating a Mindfulness Practice

Being mindful has been all the rage in the last couple of years, but what does it mean? Do a quick google search on the term “mindfulness” and you will receive the following definition: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Now that sounds simple and like something we can get behind. If you have tried to live a more mindful life you may find it is not...

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