My “One Bag per Month” Challenge for 2017 (Going Plastic Free…)

Now that you have read all about my past year and how my “no empty calories challenge” for 2016 went by, it is time to share my 2017 challenge! So far in my life, I mainly made challenges that were food related – do not eat that or this for a certain perios of time. I never had any sports related challenges and not whatever other challenges one could come up with. However, this year I do! I have a…

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My “No empty Calories Challenge” – a Recap

I LOVE challenges. I do since ten years or more. It started with challenges such as “one month without sugar” or “one month without additives” or “three months without white flour”. The challenges continued to grow ever since. In 2016 I decided not to eat ANY empty calories for one year! This means, no refined sugars, no refined flour, basically no oils, no additives, no artificial coloring, no anything processed basically. And of course I still wanted to continue my…

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My Beach Essentials, Ethical Swimwear, and a few Tips on how to avoid Plastic while Travelling

Before jumping all into fall and early christmas posts, I have a little more to share from my beyond wonderful vacation on Boracay. One thing I want to share with you are my beach essentials and some more about the ethical swimwear I have been wearing during the vacation. I find it so important to avoid loads of waste while travelling since travelling itself is already challenging enough for the environment. So during my trip to Boracay I tried my…

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Fall Favorites 2016

It is time for my Fall Favorites of 2016! And finally I have WiFi again so that I can post this post that is waiting since almost a week. From next week onwards, I have like a million posts from my vacation to share with you, but before that, I wanted to show you my fall favorites. I tried to find a good balance between natural cosmetics, food, and a few lifestyle items that I love this season. I hope…

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BioNord 2016 (Organic Trade Fair in Hanover)

In my last post I was sharing what I did last weekend on Saturday. Today I will share what I did Sunday! Last Sunday I went to the BioNord 2016, one of the biggest trade fairs for organic products in Germany. The trade fair if mainly for organic food and cosmetic products. I went there for my business and spent most of the day in the food area. However, I took a small hour off to explore the cosmetics section…

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