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How to Make Beeswax Candles – Mess Free

A few years ago, if you had visited my home you would have been welcomed by the smell of a few candles. A good smelling candle is hard to resist… until you know that it’s hiding all sorts of toxins. (Toxins like fake fragrances and waxes that actually pollute your indoor air!) Once you realize that those scented beauties can damage your health, it’s pretty easy to stop buying them. However, if you still want that charming glow there is thankfully a toxin free alternative: beeswax candles.  Beeswax candles are pretty amazing. Not only do they not have all...

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Gingerbread Bath Bombs

Are you looking for an easy, fun, holiday themed diy to do today? How about some gingerbread bath bombs… that even look like little gingerbread men?! If you are in love with all things gingerbread then this diy is right up your alley! It really should come as no surprise that gingerbread is one of my favorite holiday scents. I’ve made gingerbread sugar scrubs, gingerbread smoothies, gingerbread playdough, even gingerbread pudding! It was only a matter of time before I turned to bath bombs! Bath bombs are quite popular these days. They are a fun way of adding some great...

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How to Get Rid of Sudden Breakouts

Sudden acne breakouts are a girl’s worst nightmare. Remember the last time when your party plans were ruined because of a stupid acne that appeared on your face. Acne and pimples usually make their way on a teenagers face. They are associated with hormonal and internal body changes e.g. acne can be triggered by stress and irritation. When acne appears in a specific, concentrated area it is called as “breakout”. You should keep in mind that breakout would not disappear overnight, you need to be patient and treat the affected area gently. Follow these steps to get rid of...

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Over 80 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

One of the hardest holidays can be Thanksgiving if you are trying to eat healthy. The classic Thanksgiving dishes that we’ve all grown up with are generally not all that great for you. If you are like me then you likely grew up eating stuffing from boxes, cranberry sauce from cans, and sweet potatoes that looked more like desserts than side dishes. Today, I have over 80 healthy Thanksgiving recipes so that you can celebrate this holiday without compromising your real food, natural living lifestyle. Every one of these recipes has been approved by me. I’ve made sure that they only use...

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Caffeine Gel Eye Pads

If you are like me, you’ve likely seen those rubbery face masks and gel eye pads all over your beauty feeds. They look a bit crazy but they are the latest crazy in the beauty world. As I mentioned, I’ve been seeing them pop up for the last year or so and I finally decided to give in and try out some caffeine gel eye pads. Notice I didn’t say buy caffeine gel eye pads! Oh no, I wasn’t going to drop a pretty penny on something I could make! It took a bit of thinking but I’ve finally...

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Discovering a Family Rhythm

The following is a guest post by Michelle Van Doren of Seeking Joyful Simplicity. Exhausted, overwhelmed, frustrated, and cranky. This wasn’t how I imagined parenting to be. What was wrong with me, and why couldn’t I just get it together? I suspect chaos, overwhelm, and a sense of failure are a normal part of running a household and parenting young children. As moms, we are expected to do it all and do it well. Our days can pass in a blur as we struggle to manage our home, attend to the never-ending needs of our children, and find the...

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Healthy Spaghetti O’s

For many people, their childhood lunches were full of PB&J, Chicken Soup with Stars, and Spaghetti-O’s. I know mine was! As I grew older, I moved on from Spaghetti O’s, I mean they weren’t that exciting right? But then childhood catches up with you…or rather you want your children to experience parts of your childhood that you remember, even if that means the full of not real ingredients in a BPA can because healthy spaghetti o’s those cans are not! Oh yeah… hmmm now what was I to do? I wanted to surprise my kids and let them in on...

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