• Health

    Joovv Red Light Therapy

    If you’ve never heard of red light therapy, read this caption ⬇️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀When the cells in your body are balanced, it causes better cellular health that can provide big changes all across your body.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Things like:🎉improved mental activity🎉reset your circadian rhythm🎉healthy skin🎉reduced inflammation🎉improved blood flow⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Just to name a few! How cool is that?!?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I’ve wanted to reap the benefits on red light for a while and finally pulled the trigger on a @joovvsocial red light machine. I love how easy it is to break out when I have the time and use it on my body.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀**Disclaimer: I normally wear protective eye wear**⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Have you ever wanted to check out red light therapy or is this the…

  • Gardening,  Recipes

    How to re-grow things from food scraps

    When I first wanted to make safer and healthier changes for my family, I was on a very tight budget. It wasn’t easy to shop all organic everything but I found ways to do my best. One of the ways that I was able to get organic foods on a budget was growing my own food. I talk about this a lot on my blog and I hope you take the time to look deeper into gardening because it really can help you get the foods you want without the sticker price. Did you know that you can actually regrow food from your scraps? It is one of the best…

  • Makeup

    Why I love cream eyeshadows!

    One major swap I made when deciding to use safer products was with my makeup.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I don’t wear makeup every day but I wear it enough to really want to make sure what I am using is safe.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀It’s no secret that I absolutely love the Beautycounter brand and use most of their products. You can learn more about this clean beauty brand and my favorites on my Beautycounter FAQ page.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Even though I’m a HUGE fan of Beautycounter’s makeup, when they launched their cream eye shadows a couple months ago, I wasn’t excited. Why?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I thought they were going to be like the old school creams I’ve tried before that slip all over…

  • Recipes

    Did you know that pineapple is nature’s cough medicine?

    All opinions are from my own experience. This is not medical advice. Please consult with your doctor for more information. One winter, a few years ago, my children came down with winter colds. They had hacking coughs that lingered and wouldn’t resolve. I remember feeling like I had tried everything and felt very flustered that nothing had worked. I was up reading one night during this and came across the health benefits of fruits. Pineapple was on the list and it was like a light bulb when off when I read the about it helping helpful with coughs. Pineapples contain bromelain which is in an anti-inflammatory enzyme. This not only…

  • Lifestyle

    4 Things You Should Do Every Sunday

    I just cannot believe that it’s Sunday. The weekend really flew by. The kids, Derrek and I spent the weekend with friends and also knocking out lots of random projects around our house and in the yard. Sundays are my favorite day of the week. We get to go to church (or watch a sermon from home), eat lunch outside and then I start my routine of getting organized for the week. I share about this quite often, you can get the catch up version on my stories today), because it really does change my week in a positive way. I am a mom of five children who are active…