The coronavirus has us on edge. But here in the Hudson Valley, we’re being proactive.
A natural beauty diyer needs their own beginner apothecary kit. Here’s how to make yours!
Candles are an easy DIY project that anyone can do. These are soy based
For January, my low waste quest is to start removing plastic bottles from my life. After learning what I have, I wish I did this sooner.
Make 2020 the year of sustainability by going low waste. Here’s how I’m doing it.
I spent a large portion of 2018 organizing my life. For a few weeks, my apartment was filled with boxes that I stuffed with keepsakes, clothes and papers. I was … Continue Reading Sustainability for 2019
Ever since I taught myself how to macrame last year I haven’t been able to get enough of fiber art, especially if I’m the one making it. What I love … Continue Reading Eucalyptus Wall Hanging
From Thanksgiving to about February, I tend to become very introspective about my life and the direction it’s headed. Recently, I’ve been reaccessing what I have in my home and … Continue Reading DIY: Reindeer Holiday Ornaments
This DIY whipped body butter recipe makes a wonderful holiday gift. It’s customizable, easy with skin loving ingredients you probably already have at home.
Truth be told, these brownies are more like a lava cake and work better with a spoon than fork. But if you don’t mind a messy dessert, you may find … Continue Reading Molten Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies (Pss, they’re gluten free + vegan!)
Hate shopping the mall? Check out ten Hudson Valley based holiday markets to visit instead.
uly was a whirlwind of work and desserts. True to my word on Instagram (follow me on @theupstateedit), I started an #icecreamseries. This has basically involved me driving around Hudson … Continue Reading Editor Notes: July Favorites
This month I tried to do as many “summery” things that I could. I ran outside, attended some events but try as I did, August whooshed by before I completed … Continue Reading Editor Notes: August
Almost every Monday I reassess my diet, not only because I often food shop Sundays but because I want to set myself up for a strong productive week. I’ve found … Continue Reading Kale + Apple Smoothie: The Way to Detox After a Long Weekend
Once upon a time, a long time ago (2009-2010 to be exact) your girl was vegan. After almost 10 years of having some serious health problems, it felt like the … Continue Reading The Vegan Upstate + New Paltz
These DIY eco-friendly cleaning products are easy to make and make cleaning less of a chore.