The Young Hippie

5 Things to Know When Starting Your Garden

5 Things to Know When Starting Your Garden

Gardening is a great way to grow your own food, get outdoors, and have some fun. As with any hobby, if you're just starting out in the world of greens can seem overwhelming. We all have a green thumb. Here are some things to know when starting your garden. 1.Plan What You Want to Plant Before you start your garden it is important to plan what you want to put in it. If you are planning on planting larger plants such as cucumbers, tomatoes, or squash you should consider a larger area outside. You should also consider the amount of...

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6 Ways to Enjoy The Outdoors This Summer

6 Ways to Enjoy The Outdoors This Summer

Summer is finally upon us. Unfortunately, however, social distancing measures are still of the utmost importance in most places, and you’ve probably had to cancel any summer travel plans. Still, just because you have to halt travel and stay distant doesn’t mean you can’t get outside in the sunshine and enjoy your summer. Below are a few ways to soak up the sun in fun, safe ways this summer. Go for a Hike This seems simple, but getting out to walk somewhere other than the neighborhood where you live and likely have been stuck for the past three months is...

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Get to Know Tie-Dye!

Get to Know Tie-Dye!

It wouldn't surprise us if you loved tie dye, as much as we did. After all, it's one of the "staples" of a hippie wardrobe, no matter the season. But did you realize there are a variety of tie dye styles, not just one of them?  A Bit of History About Tie Dye..... It might surprise you to know just how long tie-dye has been around for. But tie dye has existed in the world as far back as recorded in the T'ang Dynasty in China from about 600 to 900 C.E.. There has also been proof of tie dye...

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Socially distant get-togethers

Socially distant get-togethers

Staying home and staying socially distant is the most important way you can help keep yourself and others safe. One of the hardest parts of isolation, however, is missing hanging with your friends. Just texting the group chat simply isn’t the same as a night out. But, there are a lot of fun and unique ways you can spend a night in with your friends from the safety of your own home. Most of these ideas rely on a group video chat, which many services are offering for free in light of the quarantine. These include Zoom, Google Meetings, Microsoft...

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The COVID Bathroom Conundrum: The Last Real Barrier To Hanging Out Again

The COVID Bathroom Conundrum: The Last Real Barrier To Hanging Out Again

It’s been a long spring, but after months of being cooped up in our homes, we’re starting to get a much-needed breath of fresh air.  In a lot of places in America, we’re finally able to start navigating the world of safely socializing in a post-COVID society. And after the seemingly endless isolation of the last few months, it couldn’t come soon enough. We’re figuring out how to hang out without being completely up in each other’s personal space. BYOE is becoming the new normal—bring your own everything. If we’re seeing our friends and families at all, we aren’t doing...

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