Category: health

how to make body scrub using essential oils

// in 3 simple steps // Traditional body scrubs can be filled with hidden chemicals, fillers + toxins. Making your own body scrub is super quick + easy, and you can customize it to...

chocolate banana bread smoothie

Alright guys, it’s Friday. It’s time to celebrate, to cheers, to the weekend! I’ve updated my “banana bread bliss smoothie” recipe with some new tweaks + treats! {I ditched my previous protein powder as...

Branch Basics: $10 off code

// natural, non-toxic cleaning products // Me: “Clay, will you take a pic of me for my blog?” Clay: “Babe, who does laundry in a dress?” Me: “I do. I’m currently doing laundry. In...

how to make bug spray using essential oils

Traditional bug sprays are full of chemicals and toxins* that personally I don’t want to put on my skin or the skin of my loved ones. Remember: what we put on our bodies goes into our bodies through...

Thieves wipes

// a healthier alternative for germ-free travel // When Clay and I sit down on an airplane, the first thing we do is pull out our Thieves wipes. We wipe down the trays, the...

oh the places you’ll go… with lavender

Alright, I’m going to be honest here. I don’t really love the smell of lavender. I mean, I don’t hate it. But I won’t lie… I don’t love it. {There are so many other...

Girl, are you still wearing perfume?!

Let’s face it: We all want to smell nice. Smells are powerful and have been proven to be directly related to our emotions. As this article states, “Our olfactory receptors are directly connected to the...

turkey “tacos”

It’s Sunday afternoon. You just got home from church and you’re starving. You carbed it up last night with friends, and you want something quick and healthy. And did I mention quick? Like, in...

acquarella: non-toxic nail polish

Happy wellness Wednesday, friends! With summer fast approaching, us ladies are likely freshening up our long-hidden toes and sprucing up those manis for all those summer weddings–am I right or am I right?! Okay,...

green goddess smoothie

hello, gorgeous. Back from travel. Back to healthy! Truly I’ve never eaten so many carbs in my life as I did the last two weeks in Paris + Italy… I kid you not it...