Inspired by Burt’s Bees Fabulously Fresh Rosemary Mint Body Wash, I decided to try a version of my own. It’s so easy to make this Lavender Mint DIY Bodywash! Plus it’s cheaper and made with better ingredients. Let me know what you think!
I’ve discovered two ways to get rid of fruit flies quickly. I made the mistake of bringing fruit home and then I forgot to wash it. It wasn’t intentional, I assure you. I usually use one of these fruit wash recipes. But as luck would have it when I walked in, my phone was ringing, my hands were full and my cat had apparently “malfunctioned” only moments before I got there. So skipped the fruit washing in order to handle everything else. Big mistake. About three days later I walked in and dropped my keys on the counter and it was like a fruit fly bomb went off. Continue reading
A BIG thank you to Scarlett Rocourt of Wonder Curl for featuring me in the August issue of “Health, Hair and Happiness”, her online mag through Issu. Every month Scarlett provides insight and valuable advice on everything from beauty and health to money management. This month I go more into detail about my struggle with stroke and how to prevent them. Check it out below! Continue reading
This recipe might seem random, but my brother showed up at my mom’s house with Strawberry Rhubarb Jam a few weeks ago. After I got over the shock of finding out that he could a) cook and b) knew what a rhubarb was, I gave his jam a try. It’s delicious! I’ve put this stuff of everything! Sandwiches, yogurt, ice cream, even in my new favorite Overnight Oatmeal. He finally gave me the recipe. enjoy! Continue reading
In that never ending quest to get organized, here are 10 helpful ways I’ve been able to banish paper clutter in my house. It’s not magic, you still need to do some work, but it’s made a tremendous difference! Continue reading
This goes out to anyone who is dealing with chronic illness, pain, depression or anxiety. This is for anyone who has trouble getting of bed sometimes whether mentally or physically. This is for anyone who has ever been told not to tell anyone that anything is wrong because Continue reading
These days many of the bug repellants on the market are almost as harmful as the viruses that we’re trying to prevent! There have been many articles citing the dangers of DEET and metofluthrin and other questionable ingredients. The scary thing is we’re spraying these chemicals on our skin, (the largest organ of your body) then rubbing them in! Well here’s my DIY Insect repellant recipe, that you can spray on your skin safely, smell good and repel bugs at the same time. Continue reading
These are eight delicious and easy vegetarian (and vegan) recipes that will make any summer BBQ host happy. They are also great to bring if you are one of the few vegetarians invited, but you want to be able to comfortably share. Continue reading