• Makeup

    What Does a Nontoxic + High Performing Makeup Bag Look Like?

    The fact that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40 years ago it was 1 in 20 is hard to take in. My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer and leukemia when I was younger and it has really made a long lasting impact on me. Not only do I want to make sure that I reduce my toxic load in all the ways I can, I strive to help others understand why it matters so much about the makeup products we use on our skin. We are applying things to our body that absorb into our bloodstream through the surface of our skin. Makeup,…

  • Health

    HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR YOUR CRUNCHY FRIENDS

    This post contains affiliate links, if you click them I will receive payment *IF* you make a purchase. Thank you for supporting me by shopping through my links. Please read my disclaimer page for more information. I literally had a friend reach out to me the other day with a message like this “hey girl, have you ever thought about creating a crunchy holiday gift guide? I’ve got someone I need to buy a present for *like you* but I don’t know where to start….” I giggled and responded with “YES! THANKS FOR THE INSPO!” because ya’ll, I’ve never thought about making one of these but I am SO PUMPED…

  • Fashion,  Fitness

    This Is What I Learned About How Yoga Helps Your Spine

    Spine health is something that we should all focus on but it’s not something that we know a lot about due to education. I did not know anything about how important taking care of our spines are until I met my husband Derrek, a chiropractor and the person who educated me on this subject. I do encourage everyone to start getting adjustments by a chiropractor – click here to read more. Along with weekly adjustments, I do feel like it’s important to be aware and proactive in giving your spine love. I have personally seen a positive change in my spine by practicing yoga on a weekly basis as well.…

  • Recipes

    Making Memories in the kitchen with Junk-Free Ingredients!

    Once a week, I try to bake something in the kitchen with my kids. This is something that I’ve done since they were little and they absolutely love it. Derrek always loves any excuse to make brownies or cookies and we have made this into a family event! It is messier than if you were doing it by yourself, but it’s the memories that are really important to not that the kitchen is spotless. My children love to help out in the kitchen, and I think that baking your own sweet treat is a wonderful way to build their confidence and also to let them be involved in the making…

  • Health

    Health Journey – the “NO” list

    This really is a lifestyle change, not just a temporary diet. I have worked really hard to change my thinking when it comes to health, and that is the hardest part of remaining healthy. For the first part of the blog series, I have compiled a “no” list. These are things I suggest you cut out of your life so you can change for the better. It would be a great idea to print this out and keep it with you until it becomes a part of your daily thought process. 1. Do NOT drink sodas.The reason why sodas are bad is because they are sweetened with artificial sweeteners like…