Current Wishlist | 01

For whatever reason I’m drawn to reading peoples’ “wishlist” posts. Maybe for the fact that no money is involved so there are no bounds to exploring and inspiration.

This isn’t a “shopping list,” but rather a collection of items I’ve discovered which have piqued my interest.
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My Current Skincare Routine | Summer 2015

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I remember at a very young age mixing together yogurt and lemon face masks and using toothpaste <inward groan!!> on pimples.  That DIY spirit is still a strong part of how I approach skincare; simplistic as possible, a love for multi-tasking products. But I’ve added to that years of research fueled by a fascination for skincare. So the choices regarding what I put on my skin are a wee more sophisticated and educated these days. Continue reading

More Ginger! | Things You Should Know About Ginger

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This post is brought to you by my mild (definition: mild, a word used to cloak what is, in actuality, something of massive proportions) sudden ginger obsession. I mean, I’ve always been okay with ginger. It’s there. It’s nice in some things. But lately I haven’t been able to get enough of its zingy-ness! And that’s okay, because ginger has some great health benefits: Continue reading

Chia Seed Jam

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DSC_0476_2I think this recipe is in my life to stay. It is THREE ingredients, yes, three. It’s a nutrient-dense alternative to conventional jams which are often loaded with refined sugars, high fructose corn syrup, even dyes. And, did I mention that it’s simple? 🙂 (Side note: In fact, I think this would be a great activity/recipe to make with kids). Continue reading

5 (current) Favorite Teas

fav teasThe health (and, I’m convinced, emotional) benefits of drinking tea are vast, my friends. Perhaps you already know this and how tea can:Fullscreen capture 312015 53051 PM.bmp Continue reading

hair tea & banana pancakes

DSC_0918_3A luxurious winter morning to myself. What shall I endeavor?

1) Cuddles with kitties in bed, snuggled under piles of blankets. Play a few rounds on my phone of Trivia Crack with my brothers and feel really good about myself that I know who invented bifocals and who wrote Ivan Hoe. Continue reading