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  1. DIY all-natural lotion bars

    DIY All-Natural Lotion Bars

    Smooth like butta. That’s all that was running through my mind as I popped these DIY all-natural lotion bars out of their molds and rubbed them over my skin for the first time. Because they’re so silky smooth and… well, kind of look like butter. I’ve been meaning to make lotion bars for so long and am THRILLED I finally got…

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    7 Ways to Save Money on Healthy, Real Food

    A real food diet is the cornerstone of good health. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it. So it breaks my heart when readers tell me how they struggle to balance buying the best quality food for their families with their budgets. And I totally get it — healthy, real food can definitely be more expensive (thanks to our country’s backwards, profit-before-people…

  3. the ugly side of the beauty industry

    The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

    So you need a new mascara… You run to the local drugstore or big cosmetics store or department store beauty counter. You look for the product that will work the best because, well, no one wants mascara flaked under her eyes by noon! But most of us don’t ever consider the ingredients in our cosmetic products. I for one always thought that…

  4. DIY all-natural vanilla latte body scrub

    DIY All-Natural Vanilla Latte Body Scrub

    Mmm is there anything better than the smell of coffee in the morning? I’m not even a coffee drinker but that smell just perks me right on up. And it turns out coffee may also help perk up your derrière. Well kind of… Coffee helps decrease the appearance of cellulite when applied topically. Cellulite and I are old frenemies. We’re friends…

  5. my 2016 health resolutions

    My 2016 Health Resolutions

    Oh hey, 2016! I’m so glad you’re here. Because to be quite frank, I was good and ready for 2015 to go buh-bye. Now a lot of great things happened in 2015 — my sweetie and I got engaged, another happy little niece entered the world, I completed my training to become a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, we traveled to Colorado and fell absolutely…