Planning an Ethical & Zero Waste Christmas

Photo by Annie Spratt Holidays have increasingly gotten away from their original meanings and become more inclined toward materialism and wastefulness. They’re suppose to be about the truly important things. Spending quality time with loved ones Celebrating the abundance and good fortune present in our lives Sharing our time, space, food and laughs. Making memories that are worth more than anything you could ever wrap up in sparkly colored paper, manufactured...

December’s Alignment; a Scorpio New Moon & Mercury Retrograde

Happy Scorpio New Moon! I can feel a shift in my life. One that I can’t quite pinpoint or explain. A feeling of wholeness, no doubt correlating with the closely approaching arrival of our little wildflower. A feeling of falling into place. Of alignment and peace. I can feel this not only in that which I can touch, but in the energy of the world. I know these words seem...

19 Uses for DigestZen Essential Oil Digestive Blend

*Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* DigestZen was one of the first oils I ever bought and used obsessively. I use to believe that having tummy troubles of some sort at least once a day was just “part of being a girl.” Pro Tip: It’s...

21 Ways to Use On Guard Essential Oil Blend

*Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* On Guard is a special blend of oils produced by DoTERRA containing: Wild Orange Peel Clove Bud Cinnamon Eucalyptus Rosemary It is a blend that protects you from environmental threats as well as builds your immune system in a...

50 Uses for Lavender Oil

Photo by Daiga Ellaby *Disclaimer: I am not a health professional and essential oils are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.* Lavender oil has found itself to be an essential staple to any natural living household stemming back thousands of years. It’s flowery, aromatic scent makes it a pleasant resident to any person or home and it’s...

November’s Alignment, a Libra New Moon

Happy Libra New Moon! The time just keeps speeding up. These monthly alignment posts feel as though they’re becoming closer together. My pregnancy seems to be flying by. There’s so many changes and new developments constantly unfolding in my life these days that I don’t have much time to watch them happen anymore. I’ve surrendered myself to the flow of life and it’s a wonderful feeling. Trusting the universe to...

13 Plant Based 5-minute Meals & Snacks (For those who hate to cook or are busy)

Photo by Jannis Brandt Most days I wish and pray that I would randomly begin loving to cook. I tell myself things like “Ima start making myself cook 1 thing every day” or “cooking is meditative therefore extra good for you.” But it never pans out. I envy my grandmother’s love for it and my husband’s nonchalant attitude towards it. Both of them can do it all day, everyday with no...

My Medicinal Tea Cabinet

Photo by Osha Key I’m one of those people who believe “there’s a tea for that” so my natural medicine cabinet contains a large portion of teas. There’s several in there that I use on a rare occasion like “Breathe Deep” and “Roasted Dandelion Detox”, special blends by Yogi. They’re not my favorite but I keep them on hand in case I need them.  There are several though that I use...

September Reflections & October Dreams + A Virgo New Moon!

Happy Virgo New Moon! I’m shocked that October is knocking on our doors already! This month’s been so busy with the new food journal, storms and my growing baby belly that it’s nearly passed in a blur of a dream. Loud and not at all unnoticed leaving us in a daze of emotions and chaos, but now it’s time to breathe again! This Virgo new moon is going to help...

GBS, Probiotics & Gut Health

Photo by Toa Heftiba “All disease begins in the gut” – Hippocrates He was on to something, and here we are thousands of years later and we’re finally beginning to realize that he was correct. We should indeed be focusing on our gut health. *Disclaimer: I am in no way a certified nutritionist or health professional. I am completely self taught in natural health and wellness. Always do your own research....