Go Green and Swipe on!

Every day is Earth Day in my world, I am always making an effort to consume consciously. I try to reduce my waste or opt for products that have a gentler environmental impact. I love to experiment with alternate functions of a product, as it helps reduce the accumulation of … <a href="">Continued</a>

¡Hace Color! in Lake Worth

A year ago, I went surfing at the Lake Worth Pier. Typically, I would have taken Dixie Highway back to my apartment in West Palm, but that day I meandered down Federal Highway. Running across a blossoming Poinciana over a sign that said “Where the Tropics Begin,” I pulled over … <a href="">Continued</a>

Vakano Vibes

Some hoard spoons, coffee cups with coordinates, or postcards with points of interest. I accumulate bracelets from my travels, or any day of significance. My wrist is often a collection of stories with each piece of arm candy: the pineapple cotton bracelet I got the day I adopted my cat, … <a href="">Continued</a>

Essentials for Adult Spring Breakers

You need a break! Spring Break once was a holiday reserved for college students but I truly never craved a break when I was an undergrad. However, as an adult I think it is important to take a breather and enjoy the beautiful weather Florida has to offer every March. … <a href="">Continued</a>

Bee Conscious with Nectar

I scored a pair of Nectar sunglasses, and aside from Nectar being a great brand with the mission to repopulate bees, it replaced a very shady product that I had been using. I hate to be a buzz kill, but I’m about to convince you to retire your Ray Bans … <a href="">Continued</a>



My name is Mandy Mizell. A proud Floridian, animal lover, avid paddler, and science nerd. I grew up on the Gulf Coast and moved to West Palm Beach in 2015. In my professional life my resume is diverse ranging from Veterinary Medicine, Marine and Environmental Sciences...




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