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My Favorite Things, Ever Skincare and More!

My Favorite Things, Ever Skincare and More!

Hi loves! One of my favorite things is to share about my favorite things. According to the book The Tipping Point, there are certain types of archetypes people usually fall into: Maven, Connector and Salesperson. I think I am combo of Connector and Salesperson. Sometimes I get hung up on the “sales” part of it, and sometimes that can feel yucky, but really it just means a person is good…

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Natural Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Natural Ways to Beat the Summer Heat 1

  If gets hotter than Hades in the summertime where you live, then read on to learn lots of tips to stay cool naturally in the summertime. I am a third generation Floridian, born and raised in South Florida, so I know heat. The worst part about excessive heat is how crabby, grumpy and irritable it makes me. So, while staying cool is important for my body, it’s also helpful…

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The BEST DIY Cleaning Recipes

There seem to be a million different non-toxic cleaning recipes on the intranets, these are tried and true ones that I think are the best. My go-to homemade all-purpose cleaning spray. Easy liquid laundry detergent. If you have a new baby and the for first time you are realizing that you don’t want chemicals in your home, check out this awesome resource full of non-toxic cleaning recipes. If you are…

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Nine Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

Nine Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

With the birth of your first (or second or third or . . .) baby, cleaning becomes a completely different creature. Where once you were wiping dust off of surfaces and calling it good, now you’re worried about what your babe’s little mouth may come in contact with. You want surfaces to be clean, and you want your cleaners to be safe. Here are some safer, natural homemade cleaners that…

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One Ingredient Stovetop Cleaning

Last year we got a handmedown glass-top oven from friends who were upgrading and I was stumped on how to keep it clean. I mean, this thing gets gross from one over-boiling pot of water! I tried a few different things with lackluster results until I was talking with my grandma and she suggested baking soda. Of course, it’s one of her favorite cleaning ingredients, so I wasn’t the least…

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Tongue Cleansing

What’s up mamas?! I got a quick healthy living tip for you to reduce the toxin load on your body. I don’t know about you, but I am always trying to figure out ways to detox and help my body do it’s job of detoxing on it’s own. In this day in age with chemicals in everything, your liver is working HARD to get that stuff out of your body,…

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Transitions and Turtle Rescue

I still miss Tallahassee and my friends so much, but beach living is beautiful. We dubbed this summer “Mama and Daughter Camp” because she refused to go to camp this summer and only wanted to be with me. I was lucky enough to be able to rearrange my work schedule and make that happen. To you my sweet reader, and buyer of cookbooks and other things I am affiliate for,…

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How To Ground Yourself + Protect Your Energy

Do you ever feel like you are all over the place? Are you a little forgetful and flaky? Can you literally not find your footing? This is what can happen if you are not grounded. We can describe people as level-headed and grounded, but what does that actually mean? Staying grounded is a way to remain connected to the energy of the earth. I have been practicing staying grounding since I…

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Living Off The Grid, Interview with Greg Seaman, Founder of EarthEasy.com

Living Off The Grid, Interview with Greg Seaman, Founder of EarthEasy.com

I had such a great time talking with Greg Seaman, the founder of EarthEasy.com, for this podcast. Greg’s story is super interesting: He and his family lived completely off the grid for 30 years on the San Juan Islands (a place I have been, a truly magical place where you can kayak among orca whales). He and his wife homeschooled their kids while living on a small rural island and…

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Food/ Green Living

From Your Garden to Your Family: Beginner Gardening Guide and Cookbook!

From Your Garden to Your Family: Beginner Gardening Guide and Cookbook! 8

  Buy your copy here!  I love gardening so much. It has long been a tool for coping, healing and pure enjoyment. I get to be outdoors on a beautiful day and am getting exercise at the same time. Sometimes walking and yoga can get boring, but with gardening you are squatting and strengthening muscles without even realizing it! I feel a sense of pride and accomplishment when I grow a…

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