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Essential Oils, How To, Tips and Tricks

Switch Up Your Laundry Routine with Essential Oils

A few months ago, we switched up our laundry routine and started using products with non-toxic ingredients and combining them with essential oils. After doing some research, I realized that there are a lot of not so great things in your typical laundry detergent–even the unscented kind and some of those labeled “green” (and don’t even get me started on dryer sheets). One quote that stuck out to me specifically while researching: “Why does your laundry have to  ...

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Life Update + January in Review

Happy Saturday! I feel like I’m blowing the dust off of the keyboard and removing the cobwebs from my brain to write this post. It’s been awhile since I’ve written down my thoughts and while I’m not here to apologize, I do want to acknowledge that it’s been awhile–a long, long while. It was a nice break to sit back and enjoy life–just the break I needed. Here’s what I’ve been up to: I tried Whole30 for the longest streak thus far–6  ...

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2018 Goals

Happy New Year! Most people come up with goals and resolutions as each new year rolls around. Some come up with a word for the year. Not to be outdone, I’ve done a little bit of both! After some soul searching this past weekend, I’ve decided that 2018 will be the year of my “best self”. OH HAPPY DAY! New year. Best year. Best self. BEING MY BEST SELF MEANS Being open to opportunities that I otherwise would be too scared, anxiety ridden, or judgmental to go for or pursue in the past.  ...

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Oh What a Year-2017 in Review

It’s been a bit since I’ve hopped on the blog to share my thoughts with y’all. To be honest, it’s been a nice break. But since today is the last week day of 2017, I thought I’d recap some of my favorite moments (and posts) from this year! As a whole, 2017 was our first year married and we celebrated a year in our house! We made so many memories and I truly hope 2018 tops this year. Looking back at my 2017 goals, I realize that I forgot about most of them and achieved slim to none of them.  ...

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