Just Breathe (Plus FREE Lock Screens to Help You Stay Peaceful this Week)

Do you sometimes need a reminder to just breathe? Do you find yourself holding your breath? From worry, busyness, or fear? I know I do. Life can get hectic. Worries press in. Overwhelm weighs heavy on our shoulders. I don’t have answers. But I want to gently nudge you to make an effort to pause. […]

FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Seasonal Products from ePantry!

The holiday season has arrived. Yes, I know, ALREADY? While this is an exciting and fun-filled time of year, there is so much to remember! It’s easy (for me at least) to get caught up in the festivities, projects, and plans, that I forget about the daily tasks at that still need to be done. […]

Join me for a Healthy Holiday Season!

  Are you concerned about staying healthy this holiday season? Would you like to avoid illness during the winter months? Are you one of the many people who find the holidays deplete their health, add extra weight, and cause the new year to start out on the wrong foot? Would you like to your family […]

I’m pretty good at messing up . . .

One thing I’m quite talented at is making a mess of things. I burn the dinner. Say “yes” when I should say “no”. Am easily distracted and forget important events (like making dinner). Mix up my priorities. Get cranky when I should show grace. I’m tempted to quit. To stop striving for improvement. To stop […]

Why you should drink lemon water first thing in the morning

Starting the day with lemon water is a smart idea. Here’s why: Lemon water aids digestion Lemon water actually has the power to enhance digestion. It helps break down food, relieves indigestion and heartburn, and eliminates waste. Lemon water boosts the immune system Since lemon water contains a decent amount of vitamin C, consuming it first […]

Why Oil is Good for Your Skin

If you run in natural living circles, you may have noticed the popularity of the oil cleansing method in recent years. You may have also noticed people using oil as a moisturizer for the body and face. Perhaps you’ve wondered why oil is effective or if it’s even possible to use on oily skin. Today I […]

10 DIY Body Butter Recipes

Body butter is great any time of year, but I always think of using it during the winter months. It’s thick, rich texture makes body butter most suitable to dry skin. The inclusion of butters such as cocoa butter and shea butter as well as oils like olive and coconut oil, make body butter extremely moisturizing […]

How to Make Cocoa Powder Eye Shadow {DIY Make-Up}

Most make up is full of chemicals. I buy the most natural make up I can find. But it can be expensive. I recently stumbled upon the fact that some foods can be used as make up! This is usually super frugal and relatively easy too. One of the simplest methods for creating an all-natural […]

Why Natural Hair Care is Important (& My Struggle to Find Effective Products)

Did you know the hair follicles on our scalps are wide open and ready to absorb the chemicals and toxins found in hair care products? When I first realized this fact, I cringed, thinking of all the very unnatural products I’d used in the past. The many perms I’d received. And boxed hair-colors I’d used. (They would […]

20 DIY All-Natural Face Cleanser Recipes

Making your own facial cleanser is much easier than you might think. Often it doesn’t actually involve any making; just select the right ingredient to gently massage into your skin. A number of cleansers can be created with one ingredient! Any of the following can be used alone as a face cleanser: Honey Oil Yogurt […]