I love this stuff. I have not only been reading about it and its amazing health and beauty benefits, but I have personally been drinking it myself… not strait up! I add 2 tsp to my large glass of water and ice (that is the only way I like it… so far!). Why? For so…… Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar In Your Daily Life
Nothing makes me happier than seeing my twins flourish in their joy and in their health! Making their first foods from scratch brought me so much happiness, from knowing what I put in their bodies! They were thriving! Just because they were turning ONE, didn’t mean I should start giving them junk either! It…… Continue reading Homemade First Birthday Cake (Carrot Cake)… All Natural and Sugar-free!
(READ: MAKE YOUR OWN BABY FOOD PART ONE HERE) If you have ever taken a good look at store bought baby food you would notice that the colors are bland. They are lacking in color and vibrance. Yams should be bright orange and berries, dark purple and peas bright green. Why is that? Commercial baby food is…… Continue reading Homemade Baby Food… REAL FOOD from the beginning (Part 2)
No joke, I was just complemented today for “not having one wrinkle”! I know I’m still young (33), but I honestly was seeing some signs of aging over the last few years (eeeek!). My skin has improved tremendously. Wrinkles are inevitable for us all, but aging gracefully by taking care of our bodies inside and…… Continue reading Homemade Wrinkle Cream… That Works!
Oh how I loved my Coffee-Mate (or Starbucks!)… french vanilla, cinnamon, Pumpkin Spice, Peppermint Mocha! Oh my! They tasted so delicious and I felt that they got me into the Fall, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Spirit! They were special drinks offered only during this special time of the year, and it IS my FAVORITE time of…… Continue reading Homemade Coffee Creamer… For Your Perfect Holiday!
What’s in Season? It is hard to say at any time during the year. We have access to almost every food year round! As much as it is a blessing to have access to so much food and variety, eating seasonally does have a purpose. It is comforting knowing that each season brings new “fruit,”…… Continue reading Eat Seasonally For Better Health
I love Fall. I don’t know about you, but when October comes, all I crave warm foods that make me feel cozy. I love hot tea and warm socks and scarfs (although we haven’t needed those just yet in California!). Roasted vegetables, squashes, and everything pumpkin (yes pumpkin is a squash!). Is it a coincidence…… Continue reading Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe
There is something really cool about making your own products. Actually, I find it empowering. I am not bound to consumerism. I am not bound to do what is recommended. I am in charge of what I put in my products and put onto my body… And making homemade lip balm, was probably the most…… Continue reading DIY Homemade Lip Balm… with the perfect tingle!
Jumping out of my comfort zone a bit and using my Instagram as blog post. I am a perfectionist by nature and I really like my photo’s to look perfect. Obviously there is no perfect. I would rather post valuable information than have THE BEST looking photo’s and not be as active as a blogger.…… Continue reading Are You Eating Enough Greens?
So many people skip breakfast! It’s so busy in the morning, especially if you have kids to get out of the house or work to get to! That is why I LOVE overnight oats! You make them the night before and you have breakfast ready to go first thing in the morning! They are easy…… Continue reading The Best Overnight Oats Recipes