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Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Hacks for Stress Management

We can never stress the importance of dealing with stress enough around here. It affects all aspects of our lives from our emotions, to our weight, to our hormones, and even our skin. Holidays are usually a trying time for most having to juggle more hours at work to have funds for gifts or dealing with all the family, even the ones you can’t even with. Here’s a round-up of some amazing, quick tips displayed in pretty infographics to help you get through any stressful situation.     65 Common Symptoms of Stress + 6 Natural Ways to Manage Stress […]

Health & Fitness, Well Being

5 Healthy Holiday Party Food Ideas

Holiday parties are so fun and holiday party foods can be fun, also. When else is it appropriate to wear sparkly dresses for an entire month? However, it can also be a little stressful if you are the hostess. Specifically, if you are the hostess and you have no idea what to serve your guests. Don’t fear, we’ve got you covered. These holiday party foods are sure to please! Vegan & Gluten-Free Cheese Board Seriously, who doesn’t love a cheese board? You can even make two, or separate a large board into two sections: vegan cheese and dairy cheeses. A […]

Gift Guide, Shop

Gift Guide: Gifts Under $30

If you’re on a budget but want to find something nice for that special someone, look no further than this gift guide under $30 right here. We can tell you that the best gifts aren’t ever the most expensive ones. You don’t have to break the budget either to please even the pickiest and hardest of giftees in your life. A great tip we’ve learned here is if you include a handwritten, heartfelt note inside (considering the giftee still has a soul) then any gift is guaranteed to get that person right in the heart. Here’s an amazing gift guide […]

Big Picture, Mindset

5 Natural Ways to Beat the SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

If you live in a place where winter brings long, dark days, you may have experienced at one time or another Seasonal Affective Disorder or better known as the SAD’s. No amount of pumpkin spice lattes can help combat the dark, rainy, gloomy and dreary days where you don’t see the sun again until March. That’s 6 long months without any sun. And, without any distinction between 7am and 2pm, it can be a little painful. Because of lack of sunlight, people living around the Northern areas of the Americas experience something very real called Seasonal Affective Disorder. The non-medical […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Hacks for Better Sleep

Here is a round-up of the 5 best hacks for better sleep. Now that the sun is setting earlier and the nights are getting longer, some of us can put this darkness to use and get better sleep. Sleep can make or break your entire day. With prolonged periods of sleep deprivation, your health and soul may eventually also suffer. Getting good sleep doesn’t have to be too difficult but if you are suffering from insomnia or any other medical condition that affects your quality of sleep, please be sure to seek medical treatment immediately. Without further adieu, good sleep […]

Gift Guide, Shop

Gift Guide: Children

With so many gift options for children these days, where does one start especially someone who has no idea what children actually like? Furthermore, there are gifts that some parents don’t allow and even cringe at (think of stepping on Legos in the middle of the night). We’ve curated some of the best gifts for children in all age ranges from newborns to little big kids. We’re sure these will be a hit with that special little child in your life and the whole family will love them, too.   Graydon [Clinical Luxury] – Natural Mom + Baby Kit This […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Winter Travel: Tropical Essentials

In the Hawaiian islands, we see 100,000 to 450,000 visitors each month during our peak season from November to April. So chances are, you might be coming to our warm waters or venturing to other places similar come this Winter. From face masks and makeup, to SPF and sunglasses, here’s our roundup of the best tropical getaway essentials that are carry-on luggage friendly for your winter getaway. Lani Tropical Hair Treatment The sun is hard on the hair and the body. Beachy hair waves can get crunchy quick, and this product will return stripped moisture and leave it smelling so […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Top 3 Children’s Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for all of the blessings in our lives! I’m delighted to share a few ideas to celebrate Thanksgiving with your kiddos! I wanted to choose activities that included materials you might already have on hand, because let’s be real- ain’t nobody got time to be running to the craft store around the holidays. Gratitude Tree Materials needed: Small tree branches Vase Ribbon, fishing wire or yarn (whatever you have) Small pieces of paper Hole punch Optional- rocks, sand or corn kernels to fill the vase This one is super simple! Sit with your child […]

Health & Fitness, Well Being

Beyond Turkey: 5 Healthy Thanksgiving Dish Ideas

While the turkey may be the centerpiece of many American Thanksgiving meals, the sides are usually my favorite part! I’m hosting Thanksgiving for the third year in a row, and have found a few crowd-pleasing, healthier versions of classic side dishes. You don’t need too much time or really any skill in the kitchen, either!   Almond Butter Stuffed Dates If your family is anything like mine, there needs to be something to nosh on pre-meal. These are so stinkin’ easy and the perfect blend of sweet and savory. They’re also bite-sized, so you don’t need to worry about serving […]

Gift Guide, Shop

Gift Guide: Home & Pet

What’s more fun than gifts for our home and pets? The two entities that keep us safe, loved, and warm yet requires so little sometimes for that added pizzazz and extra tail wags. Let’s take a look at some of the most fun gifts for any day of the year.   Winston Vinyl Turntable 3-in-1 Wooden Stereo System For the perfect mix of modern and classic, this doodad can play vinyl records and plug in a smartphone! What better way to spruce up your living room, set the mood, and keep your phone charged? Absolutely genius.   Kate Spade New […]