Green and Clean in Twenty Nineteen!

2019. Already flying by! Is this YOUR year? I know we say that each year. But it’s true. As the year starts and we grow older (and wiser for sure) we want to make it the BEST EVER! With so much focus nowadays on wellness, let’s make it OUR YEAR to go green and clean in as many ways as possible. It’s really all about … Continue reading Green and Clean in Twenty Nineteen!

Why everyone is taking CBD!

this post contains affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will make a small commission if you make a purchase.     If you’re like me, you try to use remedies and beauty products that are natural and/or organic. You probably take supplements, drink smoothies and eat moderately. Practice yoga and walk daily. Yet for so many of us, inflammation, anxiety or … Continue reading Why everyone is taking CBD!

Well, Hello, Frank! (Frankincense that is)

I’m pretty sure most of you have heard of Frankincense by now. Whether as an essential oil or in skincare. Frankincense was new to me when I learned about it 6 years ago. To tell the truth, I hated the smell. Literally I was like UGH. Guess what? Fast forward a year from then and I was not only LOVING the scent, I was massaging … Continue reading Well, Hello, Frank! (Frankincense that is)

Grounded and beautiful-simple life swaps to feel better every day!

  Feel like you’re in a rut? Getting bored with your daily routine? Feel like days pass by in a flash and nothing meaningful happened? Feel like you’re super busy and not grounded?  It can happen to all of us, especially when we are moms. The key is to try new things that add diversity, meaning, connection, and passion to your day.  Things that make … Continue reading Grounded and beautiful-simple life swaps to feel better every day!

Weekly to-do List for Better Sleep!

  It’s the number one complaint-fatigue. It can stem from everything from eating wrong, illness, stress, hormones and more. There are many things we can do NATURALLY to help us unwind, relax, slow down and sleep better!  Better yet, we can wake up looking beautiful and better refreshed.     It starts with making some simple changes.   1- Change your pillow cases! They collect dirt, … Continue reading Weekly to-do List for Better Sleep!

Why Clean Beauty Matters

  Clean Beauty.  It’s all the buzz nowadays. It’s like we went too far and are now finally stepping back toward a good place- toward nature…back to what our great GREAT Grandmothers used, but mixed with modern day knowledge and science. Back to plant based, simple  products. Back to home remedies and moisturizers that work without the nasties in them. What’s this trend toward clean … Continue reading Why Clean Beauty Matters

Winter Reboot- 15 fast ways to feel better

I am not a winter person. Never was. But I have been learning, patiently, to embrace it as much as I can. Basically it’s embrace or complain right? In the Danish way of HYGGE , which loosely translates to enjoying your days with coziness, small pleasures and feelings of wellness and contentment, I have decided to pamper myself more. And I encourage you to do … Continue reading Winter Reboot- 15 fast ways to feel better

Your Year to NOURISH Mind, Body and Spirit

#NOURISH I JUST LOVE that word, do you? meaning: “to provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition” Consider this YOUR year to NOURISH yourself, starting this very minute. MIND BODY and SOUL WITH GOOD FOOD WITH GOOD NATURAL ORGANIC PRODUCTS WITH SUPERFOODS for detoxing, purifying, GLOWING! NOURISH your MIND with great books NOURISH your body by pampering…take baths, walks, … Continue reading Your Year to NOURISH Mind, Body and Spirit

Small Beauty Changes that Keep You out of a Rut!

Women sometimes fall into a beauty rut, unlike teenagers, who often change their looks year to year. Learning the art of switching things up and keeping on trend can not only make you look a little different each day, it can keep you looking younger too! Master the Eyeliner There’s nothing like perfectly symmetrical cat eyes, but there may be nothing worse than jagged uneven … Continue reading Small Beauty Changes that Keep You out of a Rut!

Natural Holiday Beauty Gifts

this post contains affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will make a small commission if you make a purchase.   Natural gifts are more and more popular and this is the time to share your love of natural, organic, ethical, safe products. When we’re shopping for others, we often grab for ourselves too. Ok, well maybe I’m just speaking for myself. … Continue reading Natural Holiday Beauty Gifts

Simple Ideas to Help you Relax at Night

CRAZY DAYS RUNNING AROUND? WORK, KIDS, DINNER, CLASSES, CLEANING??? It’s no wonder we can get frazzled and can’t relax at night. But there are a few things that can help. Try Aromatherapy There are certain scents that are known for their relaxing and sleep inducing abilities. These include lavender, ylang ylang, clary sage,chamomile and more. Neal’s Yard Remedies makes specific blends for various specifics including one for … Continue reading Simple Ideas to Help you Relax at Night

Simple Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Home

Reduce your toxin exposure by making some simple one by one changes each week! Make changes that can only benefit your family!   ~ Use a water filter for your tap water. No need for bottled water. ~ Switch to laundry washer balls or a non scented, non-dyed detergent and throw out dryer sheets for once and for all. I got rid of them years … Continue reading Simple Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Home

Beauty Hacks from your Kitchen

Did you know that there are items in your kitchen that make great beauty hacks and that will give you a spa experience at home? You can save money by making your own foot, facial and body scrubs to give yourself glowing skin- and on a budget too! Here are the ingredients you’ll need: Baking soda Coffee grounds Coconut, almond, grapeseed, or olive oil Tea … Continue reading Beauty Hacks from your Kitchen

Quick Ways to Relax After a Long Day

Whether your day is at work, shopping or taking in the city sites with the family, we often come home exhausted yet sort of wired. Here’s a few ways to quickly relax (and pamper yourself) in 15 minutes!   Take an Epsom Salt Bath Any bath is relaxing and relieves stress but using epsom salts takes it a step further. The magnesium in epsom salts is absorbed … Continue reading Quick Ways to Relax After a Long Day

Bringing the Scents of the Garden in!

I’m telling you, there’s something about using skincare with natural flower scents and essential oils that is beyond good! It’s magic. Ok, not magic but it’s pretty damn therapeutic if you ask me. Take Garden Mint and Bergamot for example. I cannot use this lotion or wash or body butter without feeling like summer.  Even if my house is freezing and I’m in my Old … Continue reading Bringing the Scents of the Garden in!

3 Popular Essential Oils

If you are exploring living a more natural lifestyle and looking for home remedies and healthy, natural solutions, perhaps you’ve heard about using essential oils. There are dozens and dozens of essential oils and it can be overwhelming trying to learn all their uses. But I do know that there are several every house should have on hand. These are three you may want to look into getting. Lavender– … Continue reading 3 Popular Essential Oils

Top 10 Spring Beauty Renewal Necessities

I love top 10 lists!!  I really do. They are short and sweet and to the point.Do you like them too? Here’s my top 10 SPRING BEAUTY RENEWAL NECESSITIES! 1- Get the fantastic and informative HEALING FOODS BOOK and learn healing properties of 175 foods to incorporate into your diet! Time to eat healthy, feel light and renewed after heavy winter foods. I have a Pinterest … Continue reading Top 10 Spring Beauty Renewal Necessities

4 Fast Spring/Early Summer Beauty Fixes

I am a warm weather lover are you? The sun is stronger, the warmth is inviting us to get outside and emerge from under layers of winter clothing. Unfortunately your skin might still be feeling the effects of the cold harsh air. Here are a few beauty fixes (some you can even make at home) to get your skin glowing and ready to be seen: … Continue reading 4 Fast Spring/Early Summer Beauty Fixes