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Looseleaf Iced Tea with Berry Lime and Pineapple Orange Simple Syrup

Looseleaf Iced Tea with Berry Lime and Pineapple Orange Simple Syrup

The heat wave has arrived. It’s going to be 107 soon, and our pool area burned to the ground about a week ago. My husband and I were lounging in bed when we heard the screaming. He was watching the History channel, and I was […]

On Yoga, Duende, and the Art of Letting Go

On Yoga, Duende, and the Art of Letting Go

My body craves yoga. Not just in the I-feel-good-when-I-do-it way. Something deep within my bones, my spirit, my joints, my tendons just cries out for it. Tonight, I relaxed into pigeon pose after an eventful evening in the kitchen – dinner was squash chili, green beans, […]

Bullet Journal Bootcamp: What to Buy

Bullet Journal Bootcamp: What to Buy

Part I: You are good enough and creative enough for this I’ve always loved art, but I’ve never been very good at it. I have sketchbooks full of attempted drawings and closets full of paintings gone wrong (with the best intentions and ideas). I also […]

Abundance Bowl with Turmeric Ginger Cashew Cream

Abundance Bowl with Turmeric Ginger Cashew Cream

You guys, I have a serious question. How do you make friends when you’re an adult? I think it’s easiest when you’re in college. College is a built-in friend fest. You go to your neighbors’ house and watch Grey’s Anatomy and eat chocolate chip cookies every […]

Turnip the Beet Juice

Turnip the Beet Juice

Okay, okay, so technically they’re radishes, not turnips, but CLOSE ENOUGH, right? So I have a question for you. Do you remember where you were when you drank your first smoothie or pressed juice? And do you have any special memories tied to smoothies and […]

Marbled Stationary Tutorial

Marbled Stationary Tutorial

Yesterday had some pretty hilarious ups and downs. Not sleeping til 4 am, finding a Greek gluten free calzone at the store and breaking my no-processed food general rule, discovering it was full of black olives (yuck), telling a customer service employee she needed to […]

DIY Calendula Lavender Clay Mask

DIY Calendula Lavender Clay Mask

Okay, real talk. People always say you “grow out” of having breakouts, and that only teenagers get them because, well… hormones are crazy. But as I get older, my skin gets worse: wrinkles, acne, dark spots, redness (especially since I developed histamine intolerance). I miss […]

DIY Gemstone Soap

DIY Gemstone Soap

I don’t know what got into me this morning, but I signed up for six webinars that I saw on Facebook, listened to three of them, created this blog, made these soaps, and wrote this post. And I didn’t even have coffee this morning! Ha. […]