DIY Beauty-Boosting Elderberry Recipes

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Last week, I brought you elderberry health benefits and uses and showed you how to make your own elderberry syrup. When I began researching elderberries, one exciting benefit I found was its skin benefits. I am such a sucker for anything beauty related, so of course, I had to play around with elderberries in my beauty routine. Read on for two new DIY Beauty-Boosting Elderberry Recipes… Continue reading “DIY Beauty-Boosting Elderberry Recipes”

The 21 Days of Beauty Challenge + Giveaway!

21-Day Sugar Detox, 21-Days without this, that, and the other, 21 Day Challenges are nothing new, and most of them seem to be about taking something away. Today, I’m excited to bring you a challenge that is about giving something BACK: time. Time for yourself to do something funContinue reading “The 21 Days of Beauty Challenge + Giveaway!”

Enough with Awareness: 3 Simple Strategies to Prevent Breast Cancer

I don’t know a single person whose life has not been touched by cancer. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to focus on prevention with simple ways to boost breast health. This is a difficult topic and by no means will this post be able to come close to encompassing all we can do to fight prevent breast cancer. Enough with Awareness: 3 Simple Strategies to Prevent Breast Cancer… Continue reading “Enough with Awareness: 3 Simple Strategies to Prevent Breast Cancer”

How to Get Rid of Sunspots Naturally

Summertime is the best! There’s nothing better than hanging out in the sunshine, getting vitamin D and enjoying life this time of year. It’s all fun and games until those darn sunspots start to appear. I get emails about this stuff every single day. I’ve battled it myself for 9+ years and learned how to get rid of sunspots naturally. I’m excited to get to share what I’ve learned with you in the video below! Continue reading “How to Get Rid of Sunspots Naturally”

The Hidden Dangers of Mascara (and what to do about it!)

I love mascara. In truth, I rarely leave my house without it and a bit of tinted moisturizer with SPF, concealer (thanks baby;) and a quick brow pencil.  I’ve written about cleaning up my beauty products after becoming pregnant, but was shocked to learn about the hidden dangers of mascaraContinue reading “The Hidden Dangers of Mascara (and what to do about it!)”

How to Supplement for Nursing: What I Am Taking

Nursing is a nutrient intensive job and one most of us don’t take lightly. How to supplement for nursing can be confusing at best! Since my baby was born it’s one of the most frequent questions I am asked, so I wanted to share whats working for me.  Continue reading “How to Supplement for Nursing: What I Am Taking”

How I Got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)

Chances are you’re reading this, rolling your eyes and maybe even thinking, “Great! Someone else is pregnant!” My goal in writing this piece is not about bragging or making anyone feel bad about their personal journey to motherhood, but to share the things that worked for me and helped me get pregnant right away. It’s my hope that it will help you too. That said I hope you’ll keep reading and learn how I got pregnant the first time I tried. Continue reading “How I Got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)”

Tight Tummy Tuesday (Part 1: Greek Quinoa Recipe)

We’re doing something different this week. Bikini season is right around the corner. That said, we’re shaking it up at RNL this week with Tight Tummy Tuesday. Keep reading for our tight tummy recipe, ab workout, and an exciting announcement.  Continue reading “Tight Tummy Tuesday (Part 1: Greek Quinoa Recipe)”

I’m SO Over Food Shaming

All week the concept of food shaming has been at the front of my mind. I’m here to say it’s time to kick the guilt and judgment placed around food to the curb- for good!  Continue reading “I’m SO Over Food Shaming”