Natural Body Wash For Smoother Skin

in partnership with California Pure Naturals photography: Bryan Grayson I’ve talked a lot about my facial skincare regime, because it’s important, but sometimes I forget to talk about what products I use on my body. Don’t get me wrong, this facial toner works well, but my absolute favorite skincare products right now are California Pure … Continue Reading

Give Back W/ JCPenney

If any of my readers live near a JCPenney store and can afford to buy a pair of underwear or socks, please do. JCPenney will then donate a pair to a child who has none (specifically those enrolled at before/after school programs at the YMCA). I realize it’s not the trendiest place to shop but … Continue Reading

Easy Summer Makeup

photography: Bryan Grayson Skincare First things first, I wash my face with this cleanser. I don’t want to pile makeup on top of dirty skin from the 8 hours I just spent in bed sleep sweating. (haha gross I know, but true)! Foundation I have several foundations I rotate between due to changes in my … Continue Reading

Amazon: What I Buy

Did I take advantage of the Amazon Prime Day this week? Of course!¬†I (shamefully) enjoy convenience and sales just like the next American. ūüėČ But¬†seriously…. Amazon is killin’ the E-commerce game and I’m a repeat customer! Below¬†are a few of my favorite things to buy from Amazon:   Beauty: 1). Styling Wand¬†– I use this … Continue Reading

Makeup…Should We Wear It?

Makeup has been around for thousands of years. There are numerous videos and articles written about it and everyone has differing opinions. Some women wouldn’t leave the house without makeup and others believe it’s totally unnecessary. Because I’m a Christian, I always look to my study Bible for the answers. Nowhere in the text does … Continue Reading

How I Make My Own Face Serum – Cocktail Style

I love making my own non-toxic lifestyle products to clean with at home, but I’ve never tried making my own skincare products. That’s above my pay-grade. #notachemist Anyway, I ran into this company at the Indie Beauty Expo held in Dallas last month and they created a facial cocktail for me. I’d never seen or … Continue Reading

Things To Do In South Lake Tahoe

Coming back from vacation was difficult because South Lake Tahoe was an absolute dreeeeeam. My sister-in-law and I were both annoying¬†our husbands about moving there. Every single day. I was slightly serious though…..   Here’s some of the highlights for¬†those of you that DM’d me on Instagram: 1). open air train to carson city nevada. … Continue Reading

Natural Products From Whole Foods That I Love

I’ve tried many natural products from Whole Foods, and these are my current favorites.   I thought I’d let you know my top four¬†that I have stored for the summer, because I have too many to name in one post! Plus, switching¬†to toxic-free products can be daunting if you don’t know where to begin! Whole … Continue Reading

Why Switch To Natural Products?

Why switch to natural products? I can’t speak for anyone else, but the catalyst to my personal lifestyle switch is mentioned in the beginning of an older post I wrote here. The quick answer is this: Life is precious. Health matters. Toxins are real and avoidable.¬† Many people in my family have passed away due … Continue Reading

Farmer’s Market Date

photography: Bryan Grayson Farmer’s markets are one of my favorite ways to begin the summer months. There’s nothing better than local, organic, ready-to-eat fruit ¬†and fresh air to kick off my weekend. We usually stick to the farmer’s market in downtown Dallas, but we like to try little markets from time to time to see … Continue Reading