My Favorite Affordable Non-Toxic Cleaners

To be completely honest, I’ve had mixed feelings about the whole “clean living” movement. Ya know, all the non-toxic makeup, skincare, and cleaning supplies that are out there. I think it’s totally awesome that we are becoming more aware of what ingredients are in the products we use every day. I think it’s great that …

My Real Thoughts About Native Deodorant

I was gifted deodorant from Native, but the thoughts in this blog post are my own.  For the past couple of years I’ve tried to avoid traditional deodorant. At first, it was just because I made the connection that I probably shouldn’t be putting weird chemicals under my arms right where my lymph nodes are. …

12 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes You’ll Love

Pumpkin season is FINALLY here! I love pumpkin as much as the next girl, but not just because it tastes great.  Pumpkin is actually full of some surprising health benefits. Whether you like it or not, pumpkin is a veggie, a member of the squash family.  Pumpkin get’s its lovely orange color from a pigment …

What to Do if You Feel Stuck in a Fitness Rut

Feeling a little stuck in a fitness rut lately? Maybe any progress you were working towards has stalled, your motivation is lacking, or you’ve been having a hard time staying on track with your meals and workouts lately. First of all, that’s totally normal! We are all imperfect people and sometimes life just get’s in …

My Post Workout Skincare Routine

This post contains affiliate links.  Have you ever shied away from working out because you didn’t want your skin to break out? I’ve been there. It seemed that the sweatier my workout, the more breakouts I would have to endure! Don’t get me wrong, a hard core sweat sesh is good! You’re releasing toxins, you’re …

How To Better Manage Stress & Get Your Life Together

I spent one entire day so worried I made myself physically ill.  I once spent an entire week so stressed out I hardly ate.  Another time, my anxiety levels were so high I hardly exercised for a whole month.  Sound horrible?  It was.  Sadly, many of you have experienced similar issues with too much stress. …