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“DIY Natural Dry Shampoo”

The art of turning typical kitchen items into healthy body products is something we do regularly, especially given how many chemicals are now in the store-bought stuff, not to mention how expensive they are! We love the idea of getting resourceful and knowing exactly what is in our products, and keeping it as natural as possible. G, herself, is constantly on the road traveling so one of the top beauty products she […]

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“Great Women in History: Madam C.J. Walker”

It’s the second edition of our latest series, “Great Women of History.” This month, we introduce you to Madam C.J. Walker, a true pioneer on many levels. Great Women in History: Madam C.J. Walker PHOTO: Pinterest Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867, near Delta, Louisiana. After suffering from a scalp ailment that resulted in her own hair loss, a #selfsufficient pioneer, she went about inventing a line of […]

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“How to Make Charcoal Soap”

When you think of charcoal you probably think of grilling, right? Well, if you are into beauty, health and wellness at all you’ve probably noticed this odd ingredient popping up everywhere, from charcoal soap to activated charcoal protein bars. What exactly is this all about? Charcoal is an organic residue that is derived from various sources like wood, coal, coconut shells, or even bamboo (okay, still seems weird to be putting it on your […]

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“At Home Remedy: DIY Vapor Rub”

If you have been lucky enough to avoid the flu this season, you are a unicorn. This flu season is an epic one, some doctors are saying it may continue well into March. We are always looking for ways to boost our immune system and cure our bodies in the most natural and resourceful way possible. We took a look at the back of our common vapor rub ingredients, and […]

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“9 Ways to Pamper Yourself Today”

Happy Valentine’s Day! We want to shake things up and make Valentine’s Day all about checking in with yourself and taking time for some self-care. These are some of our favorite ways to pamper ourselves, perfect for days like today. Have some favorites that we haven’t thought of? Leave them for us in the comments! 9 Ways to Pamper Yourself Today: A Little At-Home Spa Day: When was the last […]

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“Spring Break Destinations You Have Not Thought of Yet”

It may seem like Winter is never-ending, but Spring is right around the corner and if there is one way to beat the winter blues, it is thinking about the next adventure.  We came up with the perfect spring break destinations you may not have thought of yet. We’ve done our research and considered factors such as crowd control (nobody really wants to be swamped with drunken college goers), budget, and activities […]

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“7 Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk”

We know many of you, like us, have made health and wellness one of your major goals this year. We have made use of our food + fitness agendas (you can get one for yourself HERE!), and have made a point to try and pre-schedule our workouts into our time blocks for the day, but sometimes we find it really difficult to get it all in. Many of our days, like many […]

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“Valentine’s Gift Guide”

Valentine’s Day is next Wednesday, so if you haven’t already, it is time to get on getting your special someone a little something sweet. This can be your BFF or yourself for that matter.  We made a point to curate a special list of some of our favorite small businesses and friends, because shopping small makes the gift mean more in our opinion. Valentine’s Gift Guide: “I Eat Vegetarians for Dinner” […]

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“The Best Chili Recipes For Your Cold Weekend”

It’s been snowing this week in many places across the U.S., and these cold temps have us wanting to snuggle up by the fire with a nice big bowl of chili. The following are our favorite chili recipes you just have to make this winter.  Seriously, The Best Black Bean Chili There are only 9 natural, healthy and flavorful ingredients here and the prep time is only 10 minutes. We […]

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“Printable Valentine Cards”

Remember the days when you decorated your shoebox and passed out Valentine cards with such pride to the whole class? We don’t think that should stop with grade school, so we created a printable card to share with your special people. Add one to a lunch box or send one in the mail, just spread some love and laughter this Valentine’s.  If you haven’t already, be sure to download your February Desk […]

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