Lavender Salt Scrub and Soak Kit Giveaway (+ Bonus for DIY Lovers)!

lavender sea salt mini kit

In celebration of the Ultimate DIY bundle, I wanted to offer a fun giveaway for something I love. A luxurious, detoxifying DIY Dead Sea Salt, Olive Oil & Organic Lavender Scrub Mini kit from Homegrown Collective! Kit includes: Dead Sea salt Organic lavender buds Olive oil Loofah Jar to store scrub Muslin bags Instructions for […]

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Do You DIY?


I enjoy DIY projects, especially creating natural body care and home remedies. Not just because they allow me to save money and have good quality products to use with my family . . . One of the main reasons I love DIY projects is the satisfaction of feel when creating things with my own hands. That […]

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Delightful Links for the Weekend

sitting outside

Earlier this week I sat in that picture above, sipping a warm drink and enjoying the last day of my mum’s visit. She stayed with me for a number of weeks, cooking, cleaning, and helping with the kids. It was lovely. This week I’ve been reading a lot about autoimmune disease as well as some […]

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Delightful Links for the Weekend

Bixby bridge

My mother has been visiting (she lives in Australia) for about 6 weeks. This past few days we have enjoyed some of the gorgeous scenery California has to offer. These pictures were taken near Big Sur, CA; an breathtaking part of the country. One of my goals this year is to spend more time outside. […]

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Planning for an AWESOME Year!

planning for an awesome year

Goal setting has changed a lot for me over the years. I used to plan major achievements and accomplishments, but now prefer to focus on building habits slowly and surely. The end result may be the same, but the journey feels more sturdy and less uncertain. Building habits and implementing smaller changes, are the stepping […]

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The course that changed my life . . .

course that changed my life

I’m nervous to share this because it’s very humbling. Sharing such a great struggle scares me, plus I’m also worried about being judged . . . In early 2013 I was depressed and frustrated.  My body felt out of my control. Weight kept piling on, even when I ate very little.  I was exhausted and […]

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Delightful Links for Your New Year


Happy New Year! I hope 2015 brings you many good things! Here are some of my favorite reads of this week, all focused on the year ahead: One Simple Trick to Stick With That Goal You’ve Set @ Money Saving Mom – I’m going to give this a try! How I Purged 91% of Our […]

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less was my favorite book from last year. It is packed full with gem after gem after gem. Golden nuggets of inspiration and a-ha moments neatly placed within the pages of a book. This quote will give you a good idea of what the book is about:  Essentialism is not about doing […]

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Best Homemade Beauty Recipes of 2014

Best Homemade Beauty Recipes

This year I dove deeper and deeper into natural, homemade beauty. It is one of my greatest joys to share how simple and easy it is to create natural body care at home. Yesterday I finished the natural skin care development course I’ve been taking throughVintage Remedies. It took me two years to complete it! […]

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Last Chance to Get This (Plus a little known fact)

MadeOn Gift Set

Just a few more hours to grab the bundle. It’s only available until midnight EST TONIGHT (Dec. 30). Little known bundle fact: If you’ve been wanting to take a course from Vintage Remedies, you get the Essential Oils & Natural Health Online Course in the bundle – which is regularly $95 all on it’s own – which […]

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