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Featured, Lifestyle

The 5 Emails I Love Waking Up To

BLDG 25

The first thing I do when I wake up is check my email. After going through and deleting the junk, I like to take a few minutes to read the emails I actually subscribe to- it's like having mini newspapers delivered to me while I'm still in bed. Their purposes range from informative to inspirational, and I wanted to share because I think you might enjoy them too! 1. BLDG 25 Anyone who knows me knows just how obsessed I am with the brand Free People. So naturally, when I discovered their blog, BLDG 25, I was quick to sign up for their email newsletter. BLDG 25 sends out a weekly roundup of articles that cover everything from beauty and fashion to holistic health tips, spiritual practices, and travel inspiration. Also, check out their monthly background…

Featured, Food, Travel

Favorite Eats – Thailand + Bali

Traveling to Thailand and Bali was one of the best experiences of my life- I like to relive it over and over again every time I go through my photo albums. A lot of my friends are traveling to this area of the world soon, so I wanted to put together a list of my favorite restaurants and street food finds just in case they need a little dinner inspiration! WARNING: This post will make you hungry, so I suggest preparing a snack before reading on.   UBUD - BALI Taco Casa: Fresh, non-GMO, preservative free ingredients. We ended up eating here twice because it was so good. A meal for two people was only $13.   Le Moulin: French restaurant with the most incredible crepes. Go here for desert. My favorite was the peach…

Fashion, Featured, Lifestyle

Ethical Fashion + Free Leggings

Fast Fashion - noun refers to the expedited production process in order to get new trends into the market as quickly and cheaply as possible. Examples: H&M, Zara, Forever 21, Topshop   I love to shop, but I've recently learned that the garment industry contributes greatly to our ever growing list of climate issues. According to EcoWatch, it's the second largest carbon dioxide polluter in the world (oil is the first). Not only is our throwaway culture terrible for waste, but a lot of the methods used to make this type of clothing are extremely toxic to the Earth and to the industry employees. Another big issue surrounding fast fashion is the humanitarian issues. Sweat shops and child labor still exist- Thailand, India, China, Cambodia, Taiwan, Bangladesh, and Vietnam are some of the countries with…