#ThursdayThoughts: A Discourse on Consumerism

Shopping is fun, it’s so much fun. One of my favorite pastimes is to go to the mall on the weekends and window shop. I’m too impatient to try things on, so I’ll look at everything in person and mull on it for a few weeks and, if the want is still there, purchase it online. That way I can look forward to the package arriving, my very own mini Christmas that takes place every few weeks. My bank account is my own, so no one can see the charges I’m putting on it, and I usually get home before my boyfriend does so I have time to unpack my gifts and throw out the evidence. It’s all a fun game to me, or it was.

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Everything You Need to Know About Menstrual Cups

Alright guys, today we are really going to get into it. I’ve learned so much about my body in the past few years since I’ve been on this journey of shopping more mindfully and organically. The one area that took me a bit longer to really figure out was my period. I was in my comfort zone (as much as one could be) when it came to my period products that I was afraid to stray from it. Two years ago, I finally took the plunge (lol) and decided to try out a menstrual cup. I’m going to be fully transparent in this post so if that makes you uncomfortable, I would just go ahead and skip this one. But back when I was considering a cup, I would have loved to read a post like this one and I know there are others like me out there! So read on if you want to learn everything there is to know about the menstrual cup.

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My Favorite Water Bottle + Other Reusable Products You Need To Keep On Hand

I know I don’t have to get into the whole “our planet is dying” lecture with you guys. I feel like at this point, everyone is aware and has noticed the growing movement of reusable products/using less plastic. Although there are a lot of different factors that cause global warming, we can definitely still do our part to be kinder to our Mother Earth and also save a little money along the way. I’ve been on the search for the perfect water bottle for a long time and I’m excited to announce I’ve finally found her! Keep reading to learn which bottle is the perfect bottle and for a roundup of some other reusable products you need to add into your routine that are affordable and environmentally-friendly!

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