Author: Alyssa DeBella

Finding my Inner Peace

Finding my Inner Peace

It’s currently 2:30am on a Tuesday (as I finish this post and schedule it to post), and my creative energy has finally been returning after a very long time. In fact, I can’t remember the last time that I felt inspired to stay up and […]

Weekend Mini Trip: VegFest of Eastern Iowa

Weekend Mini Trip: VegFest of Eastern Iowa

One of my favorite things to do is to pick a place to go on the weekend for a quick mini adventure, especially when the demands of everyday life become a bit too overwhelming. This weekend was the first VegFest event, and I had heard […]

22 Things I’ve Learned at 22

22 Things I’ve Learned at 22

As usual it’s been a little while since I’ve been on here–life has been so busy and I’ve been adjusting to my senior year schedule. I’ve got a notebook page full of blog post ideas and all that’s left is finding the time to write […]

Toothbrushes made out of bamboo?

Toothbrushes made out of bamboo?

For a little over a year now I’ve been writing more posts focused on sustainability and eco living, and I’ve loved sharing what I’ve learned with you! One of my goals is to share everyday things that we can all do to make a positive […]

Finding Happiness in Change

Finding Happiness in Change

Hello. Hi. Wow has it been awhile–the longest I’ve gone with an intermittent posting schedule and lack of social media activity, in fact. I’ve missed what blogging brings to my life, but lately I just haven’t been able to press publish. If you could only […]

Your Comprehensive Guide to Cruelty-Free & Vegan Brands

Your Comprehensive Guide to Cruelty-Free & Vegan Brands

Author’s Note: I’m back! It has definitely been a long time since I have posted on here, and I have been going through the biggest writer’s block spell I’ve ever had. Life has also been quite crazy, and I hope to post a life update soon. […]

Reflections from a College (almost) Senior

Reflections from a College (almost) Senior

The sun is finally out and the birds are chirping in the trees, which is a much needed break from the incessant cold weather and cloudy skies. As the days and weeks have passed by in a blur, I’ve started to think more about the year to […]

Where Have I Been? (Thinking About Creativity)

Where Have I Been? (Thinking About Creativity)

Life has been interesting lately. I don’t quite know how to describe it, but overwhelming seems like a good place to start. As you can see, the last time I wrote a blog post was on February 14th–getting close to almost a month ago! The […]

Refreshing my Wellness Routine with Fabletics

Refreshing my Wellness Routine with Fabletics

I received Fabletics activewear in exchange for a review and feature. The links in this post are affiliate links, which means I will get a small portion from Fabletics if you make a purchase. Thank you for supporting The Wise Willow! Now that I am […]

February, Flurries, and Finding My Way

February, Flurries, and Finding My Way

It’s now February and has been quite some time since I’ve posted on here–I’ve taken time to reflect on the past few weeks. Since I last wrote, I flew back to college, moved in, and started my classes. The first few weeks have passed by […]