The One Appliance Your Kitchen is Missing

So I LOVE to cook, (sometimes… lol)

I love the finished product and the feeling that comes from preparing healthy dishes for my family (and knowing what they are putting in their bodies!)

But there are times that I’m just not excited to hit the kitchen and do the meal prep and the cooking.

Ever been there?

Enter the “Instant Pot”

You might be wondering “Instant what?”…

Basically, an Instant Pot is a multi-use and programmable electric pressure cooker. When I first heard about this I was like “So what?”, but consider what this bad boy can do! read more

Essential Oil Bathtub Crayons

When a rainy day strikes, bring the fun inside with bathtub crayons. Add a little Essential Oil for play time that can be as calming or energizing as Mom wants!

The girls have really enjoyed these, and sometimes it’s nice to have something that can be messy in a controlled way!

What You’ll Need:

• 1 bar Unscented Castile Soap (grated)

• 2 Tbs. hot water

• Natural food coloring (I like this one myself)

• Small ice cube tray, silicone mold, or cookie cutters on a baking sheet

• Small mixing bowls read more

Your Healthy Back To School Guide!

Fall is my FAVORITE Time of Year!

Back to school is always exciting too, I always think of one of my favorite lines from “You’ve Got Mail” (even if I don’t live in New York!)

As summer days give way to fall, it’s back to school with busier schedules that can leave us with less sleep, less relaxing, and less sunshine and vitamin D. It’s no wonder your family can start to move a little slow, and even start getting sick!

Thankfully, I’ve got a simple healthy solution to help everyone stay happy and healthy in this busy time of year! read more

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Lovers Unite!

You know when you were growing up and the BEST part of making cookies with your mom was when she let you lick the bowl? Come on… I know I wasn’t the only one!

Well, then you grew up… and people started talking about raw eggs and cookie dough and blah, blah, blah.

Not to mention all the calories and sugar in regular cookie dough…

What is a cookie dough lover supposed to do??? 

There HAS to be a better way!!!

No worries, friend! I got you boo… This is a healthy, protein packed, lower sugar recipe to help you relive your childhood without any guilt necessary ; ) read more

5 Things To Do TODAY for Younger Looking Skin

I know, I know… I should have listened to my grandmother when she told me to start taking care of my skin at 13…

But here I am at 32, haha. I’m late the the party.

I didn’t really start taking care of my skin… and then I turned 30 and I realized I was starting to look OLD O.o

So here are FIVE things I have learned in the past two years that helps me Turn Back the Clock and Look Younger!

1. Moisturize

Moisturize Moisturize Moisturize! The leading cause of wrinkles is DRY SKIN! (Did you know that?? I didn’t!) So prevention is super easy… just start using a great day and night cream to prevent your skin from drying out (especially if you live in an area with dry winters). One a week deep hydrating Facials is always a good way to prevent and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles. read more

How to Plunk for Curly Hair

I get asked a lot about my curls… Believe it or not my hair used to be curlier before I became a mom (dang those pregnancy hormones!)

But, I still want to show off the natural curls and waves I still have. Over the past few years, I have learned a few tips for having the best frizz free curls!

One of my best tips is to Plunk (or Plop) Your Hair. Watch How you can start doing this today too for  better curls: 

Tips for Beautiful Curls

Let your hair dry naturally (use the Plunking Technique to keep the curls tight while drying) read more

Success Tip: How to become more Consistent and Reach your Goals!

We do a lot of business coaching in our private groups, but one success tip that I think can impact any area of your life is consistency!

Watch my video to learn how 1% changes over time can make a big impact in your life:

Do you struggle with being consistent?

Here are some tips to help you set up a system to become consistent to help you reach your goals:

Put it in your calendar

If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail – If you plan to do something, just create a line in your planner for it.

Drink a glass of water every hour? Set up an alarm! read more

Three Summer Essential Oil Tips!

Did Someone Say Summer Holiday?

Here in the states it Independence Day week! Beyond fireworks and hot dogs it’s a great time for family and being outdoors.

So here are Three Essential Oil Holiday Hacks to make this week even better!  This will make your party prep as easy as a summer breeze!

Three Essential Oil Summer Tips

Get your outdoor space looking great for your guests!

Natural Degreaser:

Take your Lemon Essential Oil outside to brighten and shine up outdoor furniture, degrease the grill, and clean glass doors, windows and tables. Make a spray bottle of 8 ozs of water and up to 15 drops Lemon Essential Oil. Shake well and spray wherever you need to cut grease, grime, and even mold (It really works!) read more

How to Wipe Away Wrinkles

Before I turned 30… I really didn’t take care of my skin.

I had cheap products that I sort of used (but not really).

When I turned 30… I started to think about how I was going to look younger (or at least look as young as I felt!) and that started with taking care of my skin.

I started learning that some of the best skincare is prevention… this means that I need a system that I can use everyday to take care of my skin.

Now, Why these products??

I needed something that I was easy to use (because let’s be honest… as a mom I need an easy button whenever I can use it!) read more

Cold Eucalyptus Infused Towels

Ok, it’s June and I don’t know about you but it’s HOT!

There’s nothing like a cold towel on a hot summer day. This is something new I’ve been using to beat the heat now that summer is truly here!

All you need is a few drop of Eucalyptus Essential Oil and follow the method below!

• Fill a large bowl with water and 15 drops of Eucalyptus Oil
• Stir well and dip washcloths into the water-oil mixture
• Squeeze out excess liquid, fold in half, and roll up
• Place rolled cloths in a single layer on a cookie sheet and place in freezer
• Freeze until solid (a few hours should do it)
• Place the frozen towel on the back of your neck or wherever you need a little cooling (be sure to keep away from your eyes).
• Unroll as it thaws to get the most out of each cloth! read more