Cotton Candy Lip Scrub

This cotton candy flavored lip scrub is perfect for sweet, kissable lips! One of the best homemade sugar scrubs out there! This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. You know I can’t get through winters around here without my lip scrub. In fact, if I didn’t have a lip and skin regimen in the winter, my lips would crack off and I would just dry up. One of my favorite DIY recipes is this Vanilla Sugar Lip Polish made with coconut oil. Today, {Read More}

Peppermint Cleansing & Toning Wipes

Peppermint Cleansing and Toning Wipes – Use these wipes to refresh your skin after a long day. The peppermint essential oil helps relieve stress and provides a tingling sensation similar to Sea Breeze we used as teenagers! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Well, how’s everyone doing with the time change? I just really have a difficult time with the shorter days. This time of year, I dread leaving the office at the end of the day because {Read More}

Printable Medicine Tracker – Preparing for Cold & Flu Season

It’s the beginning of cold and flu season. . .already. My 6-year-old was sick with a cold and a fever just two weeks ago during the last week of summer camp. The sickness seemed to then move through the house taking on a bit of a different form for each of us. Blah. If there’s one thing I can’t stand more than anything else, it’s germs!! I was happy that we were able to get over our family illness before {Read More}

Embracing Your Curls: 7 Hair Care Tips You Need to Know

My curls have always been my trademark. They were the one thing that stuck with me through every stage in life. I can’t say I’ve always embraced my curls. We’ve had a love hate relationship for as long as I can remember. To me, my hair was always a lot to manage. That top right photo in the collage from my high school graduation day reminds me of the two hours I spent in front of the mirror getting ready that morning, {Read More}

Silky Smooth Legs Sugar Scrub

Silky Smooth Legs Sugar Scrub – Apply a small amount of this scrub before shaving for silky, smooth legs year round! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. So, it’s finally becoming “that time of year,” when you trade in the snow boots for sandals, sweaters for tank tops and long pants for shorts. It was close to 80 degrees here this past weekend and I was excited to start rummaging through my closet, checking out my options for {Read More}

Soy Lotion Bars

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. The winter can be brutal on your skin, am I right? I wash my hands a crazy amount of times each day, and in the winter, my skin suffers to the point I need intense intervention. Can you relate? What about the heels of your feet? Your elbows? You know what I’m talking about. Dry. Cracking. Hurting. Ick. Enough is enough. There are only a few lotions and creams I buy at {Read More}

Soothing Decongestant Tablets

Soothing Decongestant Tablets – Place one of these in the shower to help clear your sinuses so you can actually breathe again without the feeling of such a stuffy nose and head. This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. It’s that time of year. You know when you wake up congested, sometimes with a cough, sometimes with a stuffy nose. . . heck, sometimes you don’t really even have to be “sick.” The symptoms seem to be worse in {Read More}

Vanilla Sugar Lip Polish

*Post contains affiliate links Isn’t it crazy to think how close Christmas actually is now? The kids are super excited and I have the week off of work this week to tie up some loose ends, wrap the final gifts and get things packed up for the little road trips we’ll be taking to go and visit family and friends. We’ve had a bit of a strange winter so far. We got snow, then it got cold, then it warmed {Read More}

6 Ways to Prepare Your Family for Flu Season

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure.  Uggh. . .dreaded fall and winter. Don’t get me wrong. I love all the seasons. . .some more than others. But when the weather starts cooling down and the leaves start falling off the trees I know I better start getting my family and my home ready for germs. . .and flu season. It’s a bit like a looming storm cloud each and every year. You never know how hard it may {Read More}

DIY Soy Lip Balm

This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure.  With the nicer weather just around the corner, who doesn’t want to have their sun-kissed lips shine? Today I’m sharing a quick and easy recipe for making your own lip balm. A lot of the recipes out there use beeswax, but this one uses soy. Years ago I used to make a lot of soy candles. Then, I had children and the candle-making stopped, however, I had a huge bag of soy pastilles left {Read More}