7 Ways How to Turn a Bad Day Around

With all of this and uncertainty about the future, it feels easier and easier to slip into a bad state of mind. Isolation has us missing our friends, our family, maybe even that boring ol’ desk job. It is essential to our health, now more than ever, to keep our heads above water and turn…


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7 Ways You Can Help the Queer Community

The queer community’s long history is loaded with stories of stuggle and violence. But, through the power of individual and group impact, we live in a time with more acceptance and pride than ever. Though we have made great leaps and developments we have yet to ensure the total safety of those within the community….


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5 Ways To Support Portland Small Business During A Pandemic

Imagine the streets of Portland without its quaint coffee shops, local specialized eateries, or trinket shops full of handmade gifts. It just wouldn’t be Portland anymore. Without small businesses the character of each city would be completely lost. This would also mean people’s passions could no longer provide them the income they need to survive….


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How to Support Black Lives Matter in Portland

The current public focus has shifted to the continual unfair treatment and inhumane practices conducted by law enforcement against Black Americans. This systemic hatred isn’t a revelation. For decades, and centuries, Black people have had to defend their basic humanity against the racist ideologies that were made to work against them. The countless lives lost…


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6 Low Waste Practices During Quarantine

So, we’re still all stuck at home. Some places are finally letting us use our reusable shopping bags again in stores even though most are still prohibited and 1000’s of pounds of food are being trashed due to their “unsellable” labeling. Through all this, carbon emissions are falling sharply and some states of wildlife have been…


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Nora’s Kitchen Vegan Gluten-Free Turmeric Bars

We are so thrilled to share this recipe from one of our customers and friends Aubrey Janelle. Not only is Aubrey a photographer here in Portland, but she is an all around badass boss lady and she killed it on this newest recipe post. Today’s recipe features one of our favorite spices, turmeric! Turmeric is known…


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4 Ways To Use Dandelions

It’s time to make use of your unwanted dandelions! As the sun finally makes its grand appearance the dandelions soon follow suit. Though the former brings more joy than the latter, these bountiful yellow flowers can have you smiling all the same! At least if you know what you can do with them this time….


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5 Ways to Prepare Vegetables: A Friendly Vegan Guide

Whether you’re the type of person to ask for a second helping of veggies after dinner or you actively spite the soil that they grew in, if you’re vegan you’re going to be seeing a lot of them! We all know that vegetables are good for us. They’re full of essential vitamins and minerals we…


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Vegan Gluten-Free Mizuba Matcha Stuffed Crunchy French Toast

Megan and I have been getting quite crafty during this quarantine time experimenting with matcha and our granola. We decided to take it to the next level and create something “out of the box” of what we normally do. Using Mizuba’s matcha green tea powder, we experimented and produced this vegan gluten-free matcha stuffed crunchy…


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