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Well Being

Top 5 Well-Being Practices For a Happier, Healthier You

January is all about making big changes in all aspects of your life in order for you to live a happier, healthier life. This is the month where most people feel really courageous and confident about making sure the changes they want to make come to fruition. Just drive by any local gym and make sure you silently cheer those people on (I’m one of those people at the gym hoping to make it to February with my health resolutions). Change is scary and uncomfortable but it doesn’t always have to be. Little steps day by day accumulates into one […]

Big Picture, Mindset

How To Identify & Let Go of What Doesn’t Serve You

Many of us have said our thank you’s, goodbyes (or good riddance), and let go of some things that happened in 2016 and are quickly embracing the promise of 2017. With a fresh, new year ahead of us, we all know there are things we need to let go of before we can forge ahead. In order to become unstuck in life, we have to learn how to let go. But, most of us are humans and letting go is a really hard thing to do. Letting go of both good and bad things is highly uncomfortable. It can be […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Guide to Natural Oral Healthcare

Oral healthcare is an essential part of everyone’s daily life, but have you ever stopped to think about the ingredients in your toothpaste or how environmentally friendly your toothbrush is? If not, you aren’t alone. Purchasing conventional oral care may seem like the only option, but there is a world of natural brands out there that are making products with safer ingredients, that are effective, and won’t have any adverse effects on your health. Fluoride free? No jazzy blue stripe down the middle? Not to worry. I promise you won’t miss a thing about your old dental care products with […]

Home & Family, Well Being

5 Best Ideas for Staying In During NYE

New Year’s Eve is around the corner and some of us just can’t party like it’s 1999. If hanging out a club in Vegas or battling the cold and crowd in Times Square just doesn’t appeal to you, we’ve got a great collection of best ideas for staying in during NYE. It’s ok to be Grandma 3.0 this year especially if you’re not getting January 2nd off. Take it easy and relax at home, put on some music or get your favorite movie on, get some snacks out, pull out your favorite wine, put the work away, disconnect from your […]

Big Picture, High Performance

Why Goals Don’t Matter

Let’s get serious about our goals before 2017, but let us tell you that goals don’t matter. You read that correctly. Hang with us for a few minutes and you’ll see why. If you are really serious about setting goals, then you need to know it’s more than just a pretty Rifle Paper planner from Nordstrom, pretty pens, and having all of that look pretty for a picture. Goals are messy, they never go quite as planned, and can bring heartache before you get to taste the fruits of your labor. We’ve been told that achieving goals feels like an […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Hacks to Waking up Happier

We are told to practice gratitude first thing in the morning to ensure that we are waking up happier, jump-starting our brains to be positive rather than tired and negative. This is all great and wonderful advice but we have to look at the steps we take before we even sit down to write in our gratitude journals/planners. I’m talking about the second we open our eyes, what we do in those first few moments even before we get up to potty, makes a world of difference. Many of us reach for our phones and then we are immediately sucked […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Guide to Red Apple Lipstick

If you are a green beauty lover then you might have already heard about or even tried Red Apple Lipstick. Better known for their wonderful vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, allergen-free and non-toxic lipsticks, but they also have other amazing products. Here is a guide to Red Apple Lipstick products you might want to try.   Prime Time Eye Shadow Primer I don’t hear many people talk about this primer, which is surprising because it’s the best natural eyeshadow primer I have tried. A perfect base for any eyeshadow, it cancels out those tiny red veins and any discoloration to make eyeshadows […]

Home & Family, Well Being

DIY Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking stuffers are super fun for everyone but can get costly and take away from the main gifts. Now that the kids are off from school, you can entertain them by having them help you make stocking stuffers for everyone in the family. Not only are these useful, they are cute, won’t cost an arm and a leg for materials, and you can improvise with what you have laying around the house. Including a few of these handmade-with-love items along with some hand creams, lip balms, and holiday candy will give you the best stocking stuffers in all the land. […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Easy Step-By-Step Classic Holiday Makeup Look

Seasons greetings! How on earth is it Christmas already?! Did someone hit the fast forward button after summer and now Santa is peeking his head around the corner? While we’re all busy decorating our home and frantically searching for presents, others are also wondering what classic holiday look they should do. There are so many options with so many colors being great for Christmas including rose gold, bronze, and now is the time to go all out on glitter. But, we like keeping things easy, simple, yet classic around here. So, here’s my easy step-by-step classic holiday makeup creation.   […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Holidays with Kids: How to Beat Overwhelm

When you see how the holidays look through your child’s eyes, it actually changes you. There’s a switch that turns on where you start finding Christmas trees extra special and you start collecting decor in August. Suddenly, Christmas music on the radio the moment after Thanksgiving isn’t so irritating. You become a little less jaded with the world and start to embrace the season more than you ever have since you were a child yourself. That aside, the truth is that parents are humans and people, too. The holiday season means long breaks from school. Working parents have to arrange […]