October 12, 2018

Last week I listened to a podcast (Deliciously Ella, Season 1, Episode 5) that literally stunned me. Through it, I learned the following mind-blowing facts:

“Over 1/3 of all food produced around the world goes to waste.”

“An area larger than China is used to grow food that is never eaten every day.”

“25% of the world’s freshwater supply is used to grow the food that is never eaten.”


July 7, 2018

One of the things that keeps me up at night is the thought of plastic in our bodies of water. From the islands of plastic in the oceans to the microplastics found in our sea salt supply, I shudder when I think of this pollution.

Because plastic is found in everything and everywhere, I feel the best approach to reducing our consumption of plastic is through baby steps. For example,...

April 21, 2017

Going green is our Siren’s Call here at LYB. Like bees to honey, we are drawn to the idea of reducing our waste, preserving our resources and leaving the planet a little greener than we found it.

Some of us are fully versed in eco-consciousness. Many of us are taking baby steps towards a cleaner life while we continue to be dumbfounded by the enormity of the task before us and the...

April 14, 2017

Since having children, I am particularly aware of my effect on the environment. It’s not just that  I fear for the wellbeing of the planet and how it will impact my kids’ future. It’s also that I spend so much time teaching my children to appreciate what they have (food, toys, home, opportunities) and to be gentle with their belongings that I cannot help but think about how I tre...

April 8, 2017

I have always loved nature. Laying on the grass under a big, sheltering tree while listening to birds chirp and the wind sway branches is my fastest route to Nirvana. I adore fruits and vegetables, and as I cook different creations, I constantly think about how the earth produced these items and packed them with the nutrients my body needs. And I depend on essential oils, distill...

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