5 Reasons to Hit Fall Garage Sales

Fall isn’t only the best time to go apple picking, gaze at colorful fall foliage and think about costumes for Halloween. Fall is also a good time to hit your local garage and tag sales. Unlike spring and summer sales, depending on where you live, fall garage and tag sales are often chock-full of items to get you and your family decked out for the holidays....more

Shopping List: 5 Must-Have Natural Beauty Products

My interest in using natural beauty products has definitely increased over the past few months. I've begun to explore different, more natural products to replace the go-tos that I've been using for years. Here are a few of my new must-haves. ...more
I've just started with the activated charcoal, its fantastic isn't it !more

Hated the Commercial, Loved The Car: 2014 Cadillac ELR Plug-In Electric Hybrid Review

You remember the car commercial that aired during the Winter Olympics and the Oscars? The one with (Neal McDonough extolling the virtues of workaholic Americans accepting luxury cars as our reward in place of vacations like those lazy French bastards? You might have passionately argued for or against this commercial's message, but I bet you don't remember the actual car being advertised. And that's a shame, because the Cadillac ELR is a terrific car that, despite being a super-niche offering, more people should know about....more

How to Make DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

   Y’all didn’t know I was crafty, didya? Well, I am a Jill of all Trades, after all. *oh my god oh my god she said the title of the thing in the thing!* ...more

Shopping Conscientiously

Every Sunday I share a bloom – a small idea of how to improve our world.Tend the garden of humanity with me by blogging with your own idea on any Sunday.If you do, feel free to pingback here so we can keep the conversation going.This Week’s Bloom: Shop Conscientiously...more

How to Turn an Old Towel into a New Washcloth

The Old Towel New series is a little collection of crafty repurposing projects where old (and, possibly grubby) towels are fashioned into pretty, fresh, and useful things....more
This is such a great idea! I am just learning how to sew, and have a plethora of old towels to ...more

YOUTHFUL, LUMINOUS, & AGELESS...DO THESE WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOUR SKIN CARE ROUTINE? MEET LA DEESSA- AFFORDABLE ORGANIC BEAUTY!

As my quest over the recent years for organic and healthy beauty products has increased, I have noticed that the price points on these items has as well. I do understand  that when there is a big, targeted market and something is IN DEMAND- companies can demand a higher price-point as well :/ That seems to be the case here when it comes to organic and healthy focused beauty items and that can definitely be a downside to actually trying to eliminate bad or unhealthy ingredients! ...more

The Outdoor Sea World - Dolphin Excursions Hawaii Adventure!

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UNDERSTANDING HEALTHY BEAUTY INGREDIENTS & WHAT IT MEANS TO BE FORMULATED WITHOUT: PARABENS, SULFATES, & PHTHALATES.

 UNDERSTANDING HEALTHY BEAUTY INGREDIENTS & WHAT IT MEANS TO BE FORMULATED WITHOUT: PARABENS, SULFATES, & PHTHLATES....more

You Asked; I’m Answering! My Recommendations to Replace the Plastic Items You’re Afraid You Can’t Live Without.

I am asked everyday for product recommendations. What do I use for cleaning products, which deodorants and lotions are safe, which brands of shampoos are safe, what do I send to school for lunch- and what do I pack it in? I am always happy to be asked these questions because it means that people are paying attention and wanting to make safe choices- for themselves, their children, their pets, and the planet....more

OZ NATURALS 5% HYALURONIC ACID SERUM: PRODUCT REVIEW & BONUS !

WHAT'S MAKES OZ NATURALS SO UNIQUE?The company was started up and founded by an actual Certified Esthetician, Angela Irish, which already was a BIG plus for me with this company....more

safe cosmetics

 I have been wanting to write this post for awhile as I think the information is so important. The long and often intimidating list of ingredients found on the back of our cosmetics (cleansers, moisturisers, foundations) and toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorants, after shave, perfume) can be overwhelming. So I thought we'd start with 5 ingredients....more