I’ve never been big on lipstick. I did go through a gloss-loving phase in high school–what was I thinking with the frosted nude gloss? I have no idea–but it never lasted long because they always felt gross, sticky, or in the case of lipsticks, pasty and heavy. That was then. This is now. We all […]
Category Archives: Health + Wellness
Shared opinions and suggestions for living a healthy, happy, lifestyle without losing your mind.
How to Bottle and Flavor Kombucha: Four Fun Recipes
This is the best part about brewing booch at home: bottling and flavoring! YOU have all the control. You can choose to use diced fruit, herbs, veggies, or you can use purees or juice to create your kombucha concoctions. I’ve even made kombufee–yes, that’s kombucha coffee (it’s not for everyone, but I like it)! The […]
How to Make Kombucha Tea: The 10-Step Recipe
I’m back and ready to talk BOOCH! I’ve been brewing my own kombucha at home for about a year now, and let’s just say: I wish I would have started sooner. It’s saved me money; I prefer the taste; and I love knowing what goes into my booch. Plus, I find it therapeutic and fun […]
6 Simple Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Lifestyle
A couple months ago, I tossed 21.4 pounds of personal care products in the trash. 21.4 POUNDS. And that was just personal products like lotions, shampoos, makeup removers, hair gels, deodorants, etc. After that, I went ahead and threw out kitchen, bathroom, and household cleaning products too. Add those in, and I’m sure I was close to 50 […]
How to Switch to Safer, Cleaner Products at Home
We’re surrounded by plastic every day. We’re exposed to toxins and harmful chemicals every day. Every day. It seems inevitable. But there are small ways to try and control or limit your interaction with certain toxins. Now, I’m neither a doctor nor scientist; however, I feel that I’ve done enough research in my life to […]
We get one body in life.
I am not a salesperson. I’m not good at selling to people because I know how I feel about being on the other end of that conversation. Whether it be Girl Scout cookies from a neighbor or fancy jewelry from a creepy vendor in the mall, I cringe because I know: I have to come […]
The baby down the hall.
It’s becoming more and more rare for me to find time to take a nice long soak in the bath these days. In fact, it’s becoming more and more likely that the day’s time has run out, and I slip into bed with unruly, unwashed hair and PJs from the night before. However, last night, […]