A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #22: Homemade Face-Lifting Mask

Egg white and lemon: excellent in a meringue, even better on your face! Eggs and lemons are two of nature’s super foods, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and protein (in the egg). But both are also excellent sources for natural skincare. If you’ve been following along so far, you already know that lemon can brighten and lighten your skin, dissolving dark spots and even freckles. But … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #22: Homemade Face-Lifting Mask

Things I Love Thursday

Happy Thursday! Been busy as a bumblebee over here but that doesn’t mean I have nothing to share. For YOU? My wonderful readers? I share love… and the following links, which may or may not suit your Thursday needs, wishes, or desires, but nevertheless are here for you to click and peruse at your leisure. Away we go! 1. What they don’t tell you at … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #21: Practice Mindfulness Meditation

You knew it was coming, didn’t you? šŸ˜‰ You knew I wouldn’t ignore the physical, mental, psychological, emotional, and spiritual benefits of meditation when discussing natural health and beauty. And yet, some of you resisted. And you’re still resisting because you Just Don’t Want to Meditate. Or you Just Don’t Have the Time. Or you Just Don’t See the Point. I won’t be coy and … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #21: Practice Mindfulness Meditation

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #20: Change It Up

Sometimes you just need a change. A new perspective, a new path, a new role, a new pair of (metaphorical) shoes. If you’ve been following along, you know what a big fan I am of going upside-down, such as when practicing Legs Up the Wall. Inverting your body helps the blood flow to your brain and can literally help you change your perspective. But sometimes, … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #20: Change It Up

Race Recap: Mermaid East Bay Run

When I signed up for the Mermaid East Bay Run many moons ago, I planned on doing their debut 18-mile race, called the Sirena18. But when my IT band started acting up a month ago, I knew that would be a poor choice, so I changed my race to the Half Marathon. I have the San Francisco Marathon coming up at the end of July … Continue reading Race Recap: Mermaid East Bay Run

How to Make Collard Wraps

To see all recipes, scroll to the top and click onĀ RecipesĀ or just clickĀ here! Collard wraps are an easy, portable way to get your greens and other veggies. Sometimes, it’s hard to carry a salad for lunch or a snack. Small containers make it necessary to limit the amount of goodies in your salad; you need to carry silverware; you must juggle a salad container, napkin, … Continue reading How to Make Collard Wraps