Archive for June, 2012

The Shit Givers

Excuse my language, I know you’re thinking about your virgin ears right now 😉 

I’ve been a part of this awesome group on facebook called Give A Shit About Nature for quite some time now. The guy who runs it is pretty awesome, for an American! (jk Thomas). That group posts radical and inspiring things all the time and gets people thinking about the world in so many ways and what we can do to make a difference. 

He’s been so kind as to ask me to head up a sub group for him, since I am an ocean fanatic and always have/will be. MY group is called Give A Shit About Oceans 🙂 And today we hit 600 members after only being open for a couple days. The ocean really is the most important thing to give a shit about if you’re going to care about anything. You need to realize, if you have not thought about it already, that 75% of our air comes from the ocean and that we are just screwing it up more and more everyday… taking all of it’s creatures for our consumption, polluting it with ridiculous amounts of oil and plastic and other horrible man made toxins… Never giving anything back that’s positive. Please, pick up garbage when you go to the beach, don’t eat seafood, don’t support the fishing industry and get as knowledgeable as you can about what’s going on and MOST of all, inspire others to do the same!

 I’m so filled with love for the amount of people out there who are giving a shit about important things and not just themselves. Selfishness and ignorance has gotten this world into the dire straight that it’s in, the few of us out there who have realized it and want to change it must stand up and come together! So what if it’s just on facebook… inspiring others is the key ingredient to change, and it all has to start somewhere!

We also have a sister page (and are hoping for a few others down the road) called Give A Shit About Bees  🙂 You are maybe wondering why you need to give a shit about bees… well PLEASE do yourself a favor and check out her page. Bees are the reason our plants flourish and without them, we will fail. Have you ever seen Bee Movie? Yah ok, that’s kind of a lame example but if you’ve seen it, it’s pretty spot on about what would happen if bees stopped pollinating everything. 

So anyways, that is what is new and inspiring with me. I love my shit giving Internet friends, and even more so the few friends I have in real life who truly DO care about the planet, animals, ocean, etc… You know who you are!!! XOXO 

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CSA Box & Fabric Bag LOVE <3

So today was my 2nd home delivery of my CSA box! I was thinking it would probably have the same stuff as last week but was surprised with a bunch of new stuff and more things I have never seen/bought/used before 😀 I love trying new things so I am very excited to get cooking up some new things! 

If you want to know what I got last week and this week, click this and it will take you to Pitchfork Organic Farm and show you a picture of it, an itemized list and also suggestions of what you can do with the different kinds of produce  🙂 

In other eco-friendly news, a friend of mine has started making fabric bags as a little side business (to replace sandwich bags and ziplock bags for people who want to be a bit more GREEN) and I have to give myself a little pat on the back as I was the one who suggested making them/asked her if she could make me some and showed her the design. Instead of having her use new material, I gave her some of my old material (clothes, pillowcases, sheets) to make it extra eco-friendly. But she also gave me some new material ones as well and I have to admit, they are super cute! If you want to make your own, click here for the how to page 🙂 If you want her to make you some, click here for her page on facebook! 

Below are pictures of my new bags! Yay for never having to buy ziplock bags again or use plastic bags at the bulk bins! 

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