Weekends at the Farmer’s Market

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You can usually find me at the farmer’s market on the weekend. I swear that the tomatoes I get from a local farmer there taste so much better than the ones from the grocery store!

And it turns out, science backs me up. An average tomato usually travels over 1,300 miles from the farm to the supermarket. In comparison, the ones at the farmers market travel just over 100 miles. Just think about all the nutrition and quality of those tomatoes deteriorating as they sit in the back of these trucks going across the country! And fresher tastes better, right?!
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Back to School Essentials

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Hi everyone!

Nothing say September to me like Back-to-School shopping! Although my school days are over (sigh!), this is still one of my favorite times of the year. There’s nothing quite like having a super cute backpack full of fresh notebooks as you face the exciting prospects of a new year.

When I was going to school, there were many things I couldn’t live without:
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Getting Back into Yoga

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Welcome back, Everyone, to Olive Oyl Loves!

This week, I’ve finally gotten back into yoga. I first fell in love with it two years ago, and have been practicing on and off ever since! I love how, after a session, I always seem to have a better state of mind. Yoga is so much more than just crazy moves, it’s self-discovery, and it’s a physical outlet for relieving stress and releasing emotions.
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