A natural beauty diyer needs their own beginner apothecary kit. Here’s how to make yours!
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.
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
Once upon a time, we thought seeing the word “natural” on a bar of soap meant that it was just that. Now we know better. Even when we flip over … Continue Reading A Visit to SallyeAnder | Beacon, NY
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
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
These DIY eco-friendly cleaning products are easy to make and make cleaning less of a chore.
Fact: Anyone can get cellulite.
The benign skin condition pushes fat through the layer of connective tissue of the skin, causing a lumpy exterior. You can have it regardless of your age, gender or weight. Strength training is a natural way to reduce its appearance but if you’re looking for other means to lose the thigh dimples (cuter term than cottage cheese thighs, right?), keep reading.
Delicious cocktails and food at The Vault in Beacon, NY.
We all can get behind the importance of deodorant. It’s not the most fun or glamorous beauty/skincare product but next to toothpaste and soap, it may be the most necessary. … Continue Reading How to Make Natural Deodarant