DIY Hydrating Face Mist

The change of any season can definitely affect my sensitive skin.  One of my favorite things to keep at my desk or in the car is a DIY hydrating face mist. It’s something I can use to set my makeup and refresh my skin throughout the day.  Continue reading “DIY Hydrating Face Mist”

Detoxifying Cabbage Salad Recipe

I can’t believe how fast summer seems to be coming to an end! I always crave detoxifying foods as a season comes to a close. Before I had a baby, I would seasonally detox. Now that I am nursing, I have to be more careful and creative to detox daily. This Detoxifying Cabbage Salad Recipe is the perfect dish to pair with fish tacos, chicken Verde, or eaten alone! Continue reading “Detoxifying Cabbage Salad Recipe”

Health and Wellness for Kids – Tips for Holistic Health

This is a guest post by Tom Hardy, co-founder/editor at Toy Advisors

I’ve to say that I am not guilty of letting my children spend too much time, sometimes, in front of screens, or letting them watch too much television. I know, though, that I need to monitor, and stop children playing games online too much. Read more for Health and Wellness for kids… Continue reading “Health and Wellness for Kids – Tips for Holistic Health”

Hibiscus Tea Martini Recipe

Summertime calls for sippin! Last week, I introduced y’all to my friend Ginny, over at GeorgiaPeachy.com . She wrote an open letter to Justice after asbestos was found in children’s makeup (yes, seriously!) Ginny was nice enough to host a Beautycounter social for me back in May and served up these tasty cocktails. They are perfect for summer and I served them at baby’s 1st birthday last Sunday. Read on and grab the Hibiscus Tea Martini Recipe… Continue reading “Hibiscus Tea Martini Recipe”

How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: Price Comparison

Most of us have a budget, particularly for groceries. I find in order to stay anywhere close to budget, I have to shop around. There may be a small percentage of you that enjoys that, but if you’re anything like me, you just don’t have that kind of time. When my baby was born last year I knew I had to trim some expenses and research How to Save Money on Healthy Foods.  I did a shop comparison, and I figured I would share my findings with YOU since you need to know where to find the deals too!  Continue reading “How to Save Money on Healthy Foods: Price Comparison”

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!)”

45+ Best Healthy Smoothie Recipes

I am on a smoothie kick, especially after bringing you my Top 10 Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins last week, BUT…..truth be told, I get pretty bored with my smoothies.  I tend to fall into a rut and make the same combos over and over…and over. I’ve been thinking, if I need some #smoothieinspo, chances are you do too.

Fun fact: Bloggers are the nicest people in the world. So I reached out to some of my favorite blogger friends and asked for their favorite recipes.  I was honestly overwhelmed by their kindness and support when I asked.

Without delay, and in no particular order, here is a MEGA dose of #smoothieinspo with 45+ Best Healthy Smoothie Recipes. Continue reading “45+ Best Healthy Smoothie Recipes”

Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins

Superfoods seem to be all the rage.  They seem to be in every recipe on Pinterest.  (Are we friends over there? Let’s be!) It seems like there’s a new superfood product on the shelf every time I shop. But, what exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight loss.

By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar, and have lots of soluble fiber and health-boosting phytochemicals. It can be hard to sort out which may be the best to incorporate.

Here are my Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins… Continue reading “Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins”

Healthy Super Food Mocha Recipe

I love chocolate and coffee, in no particular order. I found after my son was born coffee was just necessary. I wanted to be sure if I was ‘indulging’ in coffee, it would not be depleting my system. If traditional coffee isn’t for you, don’t fret, this healthy super food mocha recipe includes a caffeine free option.  Continue reading “Healthy Super Food Mocha Recipe”

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”