Michigan is growing on me, but there are times (like this morning) when I really miss the humidity of Houston. I’m tired of having dry cracked skin. I mean, I’ve always had a love affair with lotion, but it was definitely not a daily requirement for my whole body living on the Gulf. Skip to…

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Ish approached me last week and asked me what I wanted for Valentine’s Day… I said nothing… He looked at me like I had lost my marbles (probably?)…but really? I don’t need anything. Skip to the DIY Lavender Sage Bath Bombs recipe. DIY Lavender Sage Bath Bombs  I don’t want chocolates (but I would totally…

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Flavored Sea Salt Recipes

Have you every avoided trying something new (a recipe, a workout, or even a coffee shop) because you thought it would be too hard, too far, or too much work. Sound familiar? I find that I use these silly excuses to avoid trying new things all the time. It’s so much easier to sit in…

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Natural Dry Shampoo Recipes

As a busy mom my day starts off with getting Smalls to school followed by getting to work – and before I know it, I’m looking at the clock and realizing the day is almost over and I still have to do do laundry, start dinner…oh, and shower! Having a hair emergency? Skip to the…

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DIY Sugar Scrub Cube Recipe

I’m completely addicted to body scrubs right now. When Texas finally cools down and the air gets dryer, I end up with patchy, flaky skin. It’s really not cute at all, and I have been using a lot of coconut oil to help my skin retain moisture…but it just isn’t enough. I needed to actually exfoliate, and…

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DIY SEA SALT SHAMPOO

I’m a tiny bit obsessed with all things that come from that store that carries all handmade, naturally sources, non-animal tested personal care products and this DIY sea salt shampoo is no exception. I know that we’ve talked about this before. So I’ll make this part quick. I recently (like last month) discovered some pretty…

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How to Switch to Safe Skincare Without Breaking the Bank

I got a few “God winks” about safe skincare this past week. First, I got the following email: Brea, how do I prioritize the switch to safer products? What do I start with?” And then, my mom and I were discussing the effect of using products known to cause endocrine disruption, irritation, and adverse reactions. As we…

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DIY remineralizing tooth powder

SO. I ran out of toothpaste this weekend. And, because necessity is the mother of invention, I decided that rather than run to the local grocery I would make my own. Turns out, toothpaste has a pretty heavy competitor in the natural community…tooth powder. Who knew (I mean, obviously someone knew…just not me!)? Click here…

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DIY Deodorizing Carpet Powder With Essential Oils

If you have pets and want to freshen up your carpets naturally, you don’t have to buy the chemical-laden stuff at the grocery store. Most of them contain toxic chemicals that are not healthy for you or your family.Thankfully, I have a great alternative: you can make your own deodorizing carpet powder with essential oils…

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Easy DIY Essential Oil Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

I love a good body scrub, don’t you? But I hate paying big bucks for them. Especially when I can just make them at home. The added benefit of making my own scrubs is that I know exactly what’s in them (which is super important, in my humble opinion). Skip to the easy DIY sugar…

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