What Can You Do About Chromium-6?

Chromium 6 Water
The Environmental Working Group released an explosive report on Tuesday that conveys a shocking truth for over 200 million Americans. The carcinogenic chemical chromium-6(also referred to as hexavalent chromium), which was made infamous during the 1990’s due to Erin Brockovich and the lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric, is present in water quality samples...

Pink Ribbon Problem Part 2: Protect Yourself & Pink Wisely!

Pink Ribbon Problems
Last week, I published the first half of my discussion about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Pink Ribbon Problem, Part 1: “Pinkwashing” the Truth. Please check it out, if you haven’t already, since understanding both the history and the current forces at work helps paint the complete “pink” picture. Note: There was an...

Pink Ribbon Problem, Part 1: “Pinkwashing” the Truth

Pinkwashing Breast Cancer
Welcome to October, everyone! Or, shall I say, Pinktober? Before I begin, I want to show love and respect for the millions of brave women (and men!) fighting breast cancer as I write this. The strength and courage of cancer patients and survivors is nothing short of remarkable, and...

Very Berry Overnight Oats Parfait

Very Berry Overnight Oats
If you follow me on Instagram, you saw my post last Saturday that marked my entry into the vast, über-customizable world of overnight oats! It took me waylonger than it should’ve to jump on this delicious bandwagon, honestly, but I’m now officially a card-carrying member of the club.  Woo hoo! My initial...

Product Review: Kiss My Face Dry Oil Sunscreen

Kiss My Face Dry Oil Sunscreen
It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, which means that the official kickoff to summer is literally right around the corner. You know what that means – it’s time for lotsa fun in the S-U-N! There’s nothing more summery than snagging some good ol’ fashioned Vitamin D...