Acts Like A Hippy, Dresses Like A Dork11:37 AM
So, I have FINALLY managed to create a decent hair wash for my very fine, very oil hair that works wonderfully (post to follow soon). In the meantime, Kyle has been commenting on the random containers of baking soda, essential oils, and other jars of homemade products in the house. He isn't opposed to a more natural living lifestyle, he has actually been very supportive and interested, as well as confused as to why the house always smells like vinegar.
I have always had the mentality of being economical as possible, when possible embedded in the back of my head though. My Dad is forever calling us tree-hugging dorks, but he will be the first to take plastic containers home to recycle, or give me an envelope box to stash things in, just because it was a perfectly good box. Becoming more environmentally conscious can be slow process if you are not used to it, but small habits can be made over time. Kyle and I went from being the only two oddballs in our old apartment complex who bought a recycling bin and hauled it out to the curb every week, to growing our own vegetable garden from scratch, installing a compost pile, and are currently working on making rain barrels. Whenever we want clothes/furniture, we hit up the thirft store first. We reuse bags, we reuse plastic bags when we get them, we walk/take our bikes when we can, we basically live at the farmers market, and when I suggested that I try making my own kombucha, Kyle just nodded and said: "You want to make some hippy-dippy shit, got it."
I don't think all of the above makes us "hippy-sh" per se, it actually just further files us under the "Millennial " label that we are stamped with in my own opinion. In the end, it is just more of the same; people always trying to fit everything into a little square, with a label on it, regardless of how many multiple interests a person may have. So when people see me, or want to classify me as a hippy, a millennial, a dork, an office assistant, an introvert, a whovian, a coffee enthusiast, a blogger, a runner, a female, etc. Yes. good. I am all of the above and then some.
But it might just be easier to say: "This is Sara, she's not quiet".
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