Author: Lulu Brud

Cleaning Up Our Acts | Reducing Plastic Pollution in Our Kitchens

Culinary + Fashion Ladies and gentlemen, we have a problem. A big ol’ plastic problem. Plastics are in everything we touch, and if they’re not in it they’ve been in contact with it. They’ve become a seemingly unavoidable part of our lives, which is unfortunate considering where they end up – in our oceans and landfills. Once you start looking around, the problem becomes glaringly ugly. According to TIME, an alarming eight million metric tons of plastic waste ends up in our oceans every year, a staggering number that only continues to grow as the years march on. Our...

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Sympathizing with Serena | Yvonne Strahovski from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ On Complex Female Characters

Magic + Makers photo courtesy of Dennis Leupold I’m not sure how “The Handmaid’s Tale” missed my required reading lists in high school, but somehow it slipped through the cracks of my North Carolina public school. It wasn’t until few months ago, when the new administration took the helm in the United States, that it began circulation through my friend groups like a rite of passage. The dystopian novel, written in 1985 by Margaret Atwood, feels more realistic today than ever before – with women’s rights to their bodies and health care under attack and a seemingly slow-moving “religious”...

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Horsin’ Around | A Playlist from Beth Behrs

Culture + Community You can take the girl out of Virginia, but you can’t take Virginia out of the girl. Beth’s final offering as our Guest Editor is one of the musical variety. Her playlist, primarily comprised of vintage country classics, will make you long for the simplicity of driving in an old truck down a country road, windows down, hair blowing in the breeze. From her activism, to her soon to be released book, The Total Me-Tox, to her love of horses – this woman has a heart of gold. Thank you for letting Of The Wolves take a...

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Pony Girl | A Buying Guide from Beth Behrs

Culture + Community Perhaps it’s no coincidence our current guest editor included some of our absolute favorite items right now in her one and only buying guide for us (and you). We’ve been dog-earing the pages of this month’s Outside magazine since it hit the shelves, just wrote about our friends Parker Clay recently, and love Teeki, tea and Le Labo immeasurably. Beth has chosen some of her favorite consciously created products to aid you in adventure, comfort and joy seeking – items that won’t break the bank or could be saved for and treasured for awhile to come. Enjoy! TEEKI...

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SheHerdPower | Healing with Horses

Beauty + Wellness Top photo by Taren Maroun, all other photos by Bri Marie Cimino Beth Behrs, our April guest editor, spends many long hours co-starring in the CBS show 2 Broke Girls. When she’s not on set, studying lines, or doing publicity for the show, Beth turns to nature and her beautiful horse, Belle, to help restore and balance her life. From this love of all things equine and her own need for healing came the creation of SheHerdPower – a weekend with horses for women designed to evoke, restore and empower. The three-day program, created by Beth and co-founder Cassandra...

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