How to Wash a Down Jacket

As the temperature begins to drop, it is time to make sure your winter weather clothing is ready to help you battle the cold. I love the warmth that a down jacket provides but with normal wear and occasional winter exploring, down jackets eventually become dirty, lose their loft, and acquire the smell of a yeti. Learn how to wash your down jacket.

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Pumpkin Coconut Curry

I love pumpkin and from the looks of the grocery store aisles, so does everyone else. Pumpkin spiced cookies, coffees, cakes, and candles.

Do they make pumpkin spiced toilet paper yet?

Rather than eating processed junk that tastes like pumpkin, try eating some actual pumpkin. I'm sure my soul warming Manly Green Pumpkin Coconut Curry will become a staple this fall and winter

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The Best Men’s Organic Jeans

Looking for a good pair of men's organic jeans? Look no further.

All men need a good pair of jeans and environmentalist want clothing made from sustainable fabrics. Environmentalist men want both. A few years ago, it was impossible to find a good pair of men’s organic jeans that didn’t make your lower half look like a blocky cartoon. Now, you have a few good options

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Live Without A Car – Could You Do It?

I've lived the past 4 plus years without a car. I get around by foot, bike, public transit, taxi, Uber, and occasionally the kindness of friends. Do you think you could live a carless life? How about driving less or becoming a one car family? You might find that both you and the planet are happier when you live without a car.

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Asian Pickled Watermelon Rinds

In the US, it is estimated that 25 to 40% of all food that is grown, processed, and transported will never be consumed. I try to make use of every bit of food I buy and compost what remains. Did you know that you can eat the rind of a watermelon? Plain, it taste pretty bad but it can be transformed into something super tasty.

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How To Wash Your Jeans: Don’t

Every man needs a good pair of classic fitting dark wash jeans that he can use to dress up with a button-down for a date or to complement a worn t-shirt.

As with anything you buy, you should invest in quality. A good pair of well-made sturdy jeans will cost anywhere from $90 and beyond. After buying a pair of jeans you're going to want to take care of them - jeans are rugged, but they're not indestructible.

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Wonderment and Appreciation of Nature

When is the last time you turned over a rock to see what animals were under it? Slugs, snails, pill bugs - these were the first specimens of my childhood study of the natural world. As I have studied the natural world, I've only learned how little I actually know. The biological systems that make up our planet are so complex, intricate, and amazing.

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