Tags: usa

Sign to keep grizzly bears in Yellowstone safe

I was so pleased to see that the majority of you that voted in the poll said that you take action on these types of posts! I was thinking that only those who comment and maybe a handful of others signed, but seeing the results of the poll leaning mostly one way made me realize […]






Good news all around: Portland, Peru, & Puma

Lately, there’s been so much good news, I had to write up one single post to fit it all! There was even more than this, but I decided to cut it down and just feature these three great bits of news. 1. Portland Oregon is the Latest City to Ban Plastic Bags: This ban that […]






Wolves belong on the Endangered Species List

I don’t think I’ve heard of any animal being involved in as much flip-flopping business as wolves. One minute they’re being brought back to help balance nature, then in another place there’s a high price for each wolf killed, they’re listed as endangered, and then they’re not. Because of recent budget cuts in the US, […]






I won’t live without it, I won’t let it go

This morning I got a pretty great surprise: one of my favorite artists Colbie Caillat (she’s my second most played artist on my Last.fm) has come out with a new single and her album will be released soon! The song is called I Do. Colbie Caillat is a singer-songwriter from Malibu, California and found fame […]






New, free music makes my ears go a-flutter

Some of my favorite artists are coming out with new albums this year and I can’t wait! Amazing, new music is one of my very favorite things. There’s nothing like a fantastic song to cheer me up. Add in that the artists themselves are allowing free downloads of their songs and it’s like the (vegan) […]






Stick up for yourself, never mind what anybody else done

I watched this video titled XOXO yesterday thanks to clothing store Free People and its blog. It’s directed by photographer Anna Palma for an agency called Swell and I liked it so much I had to share it with you. It almost looks as though these two adorable kids, Callie and Dylan, were dressed up in very […]






Bee the change you wish to see in the world

For a while now I’ve been reading in the news about bees dying out. An article in The Guardian states that “[t]he abundance of four common species of bumblebee in the US has dropped by 96% in just the past few decades…” It may not seem obvious at first, but after some thought you realize that […]






Maybe this is not your year

I’m going to warn you ahead of time that I’ll be posting a lot of songs by The Weepies, a married couple living in Los Angeles. I’d heard about them a while ago, but only truly discovered them a few months ago and have fallen in love. While this tune may sound sad, it’s actually […]






The perfect holiday

The Holiday has become one of my favorite holiday movies. It’s got the perfect amount of charm, romance, and joy. The storyline of the movie is different from any I’ve ever watched: two women participate in a home exchange after being cheated by the men in their lives. Amanda (Cameron Diaz) lives in L.A. and […]






Sharks get a bit of a break in the US

Yesterday I came across some great news on Treehugger and Ecorazzi and then today I got some even better news in my email: Success! Shark Finning Banned in the U.S. Turns out that a petition I signed a while back worked its magic (along with many other pleas)! I want to bring you all more […]