ZERO WASTE GROCERY SHOPPING

About a year and a half ago my partner and I moved to Australia, and purged our lives of everything but our essentials. Since then, we’re tried to keep it up and only keep the things we need. We’ve done our best to reduce our consumption of single-use items, reuse items until they’re done-for, and recycle items in their designated bins. It’s difficult to jump into it all, but here’s a few concrete tips to start implementing into your own routines. Ready? Set. Get shopping.

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GLOSSIER VS. THE ORDINARY: DO I EVEN NEED SERUMS?

I can’t escape the fact that I’m getting older and so is my skin, but here are my review of some serums that everyone has been talking about.

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Southern California Adventures: Los Angeles & OC

A week of adventures and eating back home in Los Angeles & Orange County.

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Need Some Space?

Podcasts, music, and books, oh my! Your weekend guide to all space-related entertainment.

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Chopstick Etiquette

As a Korean, I think I may have been born with chopsticks in hand. I don't remember ever learning how to use them, they were just in my hands and I never knew the struggle as an adult. My wonderful boyfriend, an Englishman, had used them before but was not blessed with the years of practice and I got to put him through chopstick boot camp before he met my Asian grandparents. Let's just say that they were impressed and giggling through the meal. 

The gentle nature of wooden chopsticks makes them a great tool on non-stick pans. They're my bacon flippers, scrambled egg mixers, Flaming Hot Cheeto grabbers, and my all-around finger extensions. Continue reading to learn how to officially use them and also learn how not to offend cultures while you do. 

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