eggs · essential oils · farmers market

Market Discovery! Market & Craft Fair @White Willow Nursey & Landscape Supply, Minooka, IL

~Finding a new market is like knowing your Amazon package is coming sooner than expected. Which is how I felt knowing that a new market popped up about 30 minutes from me, which of course I had to go to. Although small, the market is brimming of potential. I went to its first weekend on… Continue reading Market Discovery! Market & Craft Fair @White Willow Nursey & Landscape Supply, Minooka, IL

farmers market · fruits · organic · veggies

Aurora Farmers’ Market Opening Day 2022

~I don’t know what I would do without Facebook. Not only can I keep with my friends and family, but it also tells me of these great events, such as the Farmers’ Market in downtown Aurora, IL this past weekend. This was my first market of the season, and it was awesome! There were quite… Continue reading Aurora Farmers’ Market Opening Day 2022

farmers market · Handmade

Market Discovery! Lisle French Market

~ If it wasn’t for Facebook I would not have known about the Lisle French Market. This market was my first time visiting and, if I’m being honest, left little to be desired. The market comprised of 12 vendors, which is one of the smallest markets I’ve been to, selling homemade breads & pies, upcycled… Continue reading Market Discovery! Lisle French Market

Environment · Hot Topic

Madagascar facing famine due to climate change

~I was up pretty early this morning (mainly because my cats were bugging me to feed them haha) and came across an interesting but powerful article on the site IFLScience, which was shared on their Instagram page. After reading through it, it makes me worried for the future planet’s health and the health of the… Continue reading Madagascar facing famine due to climate change

farmers market · Handmade

Farmer and Vendor Market @ The Rustic Fox 8-7-21

~Earlier this month I attended one of the more unique markets I've visited thus far in North Aurora, IL. It was located in the parking lot of an eclectic furniture/home decor shop, The Rustic Fox. There were dozens of crafters selling everything from handmade baby clothes, outdoor decorations, beauty produts, and even items for pets!… Continue reading Farmer and Vendor Market @ The Rustic Fox 8-7-21

fruits · healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

~Avocados have long been associated with being part of a healthy diet, due to its abundance of healthy fats and other essential nutrients. This green fruit has surged in popularity in the past few years, so much so that it has its own niche brunch item: avocado toast. To be honest, I was skeptical about… Continue reading Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

cheese · doughnuts · farmers market · holiday · veggies

A memorable Memorial Day weekend market

~I hope everyone had a nice weekend! Sunday I went to the Frankfort market with my coworker and good friend Nicole. We started our adventure at Stamper Cheese Company, I picked up a pack of string cheese while Nicole was taking in the sights and smells of the market. We did a lap around the… Continue reading A memorable Memorial Day weekend market

healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Here goes nothing: my experience with plant based pasta

~Sometimes when I go grocery shopping, and I don't know what to make for dinner, I end up wandering the aisles hoping that something will pop out at me, waiting to be transformed into a delicious meal. Last week while grocery shopping, I ended up in the pasta aisle and found something that caught my… Continue reading Here goes nothing: my experience with plant based pasta