March 2014

Month Archives

Clarisonic Mia Review

I began using the Clarisonic Mia about a year and a half ago and wanted to update you all on my progress. As you may know, I suffered from a bout of facial-acne from the age of about 19-22. I had never suffered from acne at the peak of my teenage years like most do, so […]

Fight the Flu, Naturally

Being sick sucks, it really does. You’re tired, achy, stuffed up, irritated… Not to mention every task becomes so bothersome.  A few months ago, I wrote an article on how to get over your cold with a few DIY methods (click here to read). Sometimes when you’re sick, doing anything at all is just too much, even […]

Dry Brushing 101

When was the last time you rubbed a dry brush against your dry skin? If you haven’t done so recently, then you are missing out! Dry brushing (the name of this painful sounding technique) is just that–dry brushing your dry skin in order to induce a plethora of amazing benefits. Well, what are these so […]

Eating out of Habit: Are YOU guilty of it?

Are you guilty of habit eating? We all are in one way or another. We are creatures of habit so it is only natural that habits are going to shape how and what we eat. The important thing is to be aware of this so that we can break potentially destructive eating habits we may already have, and prevent any […]

DIY Shaving Cream

Shaving is frustrating. Let’s be honest: the bumps, nicks, scars, ingrown hairs…the dry skin and irritation…it just doesn’t seem worth it! Not to mention, shaving cream is expensive, full of chemicals, runs out fast and doesn’t seem to help much with any of that irritation. Ridiculous, right?! We’ve got the solution! DIY Shaving Cream. Yup, making […]

Satisfy Your Cravings…the Healthy Way

So you want to get healthier, lose a few extra pounds, maybe even tone up, or pack on some muscle — but you can’t seem to cut out all of those food temptations that sabotage your efforts. In many cases, what I find works best is not focusing on what we CAN’T have, but what […]

Baked Parsnip Fries with Spicy Tomato Sauce

I am always trying to find new ways to cut unnecessary calories from my diet, while still enjoying the foods I love. You know—fries, pizza, desserts, basically everything that tastes delicious but is bad for you! This time, I have devoted my time and efforts towards french fries. Instead of using potatoes, I used delicious […]

DIY Housekeeping: Disinfecting Spray

Wait! Before you wipe those counters down, hear me out. Have you ever tried making your own disinfecting spray? Let me explain. Common household disinfectants such as Lysol and Fantastik are full of TOXIC chemicals. These toxic chemicals that most of us use on a daily basis to disinfect our living spaces are dangerous to […]

What You Should Know About Energy Drinks

The speed of our daily lives seem to grow faster and faster as time goes on. Feeling pressure to ‘keep up’ we’ve seen a staggering increase in the number of products on the market that are classified as ‘energy boosters’. I believe some supplemental products can truly benefit the body; fish oil for example, but when […]