What inspires youth be creative? My motivation comes from the land, the sky, the forest, and earth. I have to thank my woodland creature instincts for drawing me towards the wild places in the wilderness. Continue reading Autumn Moon
Travel isn’t always the best of times. It actually is quite challenging especially as a solo traveler. As I trek this world there are difficult periods when I do get homesick and feel lonely. About 90% is fun, but there is a 10% that weighs heavy from time to time. So here is a journal entry I wrote when I hit an emotional breakdown while I was on the Galápagos Islands. It was the few days I literally was alone for the first time during my whole South American trip and it hit me like a brick wall. Writing out my turmoil was the one thing that kept me sane. Continue reading What Is It?!
Continuing to give-back by creating Art With A Purpose. An ocean inspired piece i created for The Look Out fundraiser event to bring water filters to families in need in Nicaragua. Find out more about the outreach missions from the company The Look Out and going Beyond Yourself. Continue reading Making Waves
An amazing alternative to disposable and single use plastic forks, spoons, and knives is REUSABLE BAMBOO UTENSILS! They are called To-Go Ware Utensils and it is just the most brilliant step towards a more sustainable lifestyle and making an environmental stance to be Earth-Minded. Follow me on wheresmelindanow.com to see how I use these everyday! Continue reading Bamboo To-Go Ware Utensils
Human kindness, no matter where you are in the world or where a person is from, is universal. So be kind to others. Your unassuming act of kindness might become someone’s memory of a lifetime. Continue reading A Boat Ride and Four Caregivers
Turtles, Penguins, and Sharks… Oh my! The Galápagos Islands is a magical place and the one area in the world where a melting pot of diverse animals exists… Mother Nature at her finest. Continue reading Galápagos
Alright folks, time to ditch the plastic bag! Invest in REUSABLE BAGS because it means less plastic bags falling into the hands of a consumer and less potential to pollute or harm the environment. There are easy ways to make a difference, all you have to do is try. Continue reading Reusable T-Shirt Bags