Friday Favorite Five

1. Do cosmetic ingredients really penetrate skin? via The Beauty Brains Well, do they, punk?   2. Hair-dyeing fun with Pravana Locked-In, via HairCrazy Looks like it does what it says it will! Can’t wait to play with these soon!   3. How to make cookie-cutter bird feeders, via Mashable I love feeding the birds, don’t you?   4. Air-drying your hair: from floofy + frizzy to relaxed + … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

Today’s Favorites are brought to you by summertime weekends! Enjoy 🙂 1. Turn any weekend into a refreshing mini vacation, via Apartment Therapy I’m down! Besides, I love playing tourist in my fabulous San Francisco!   2. Clear out and make over a cluttered and boring corner, also via Apartment Therapy OR you could do this in a weekend. I have a few corners I’d love to make over… … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

Friday Favorite Five

1. Cher stars in Marc Jacobs’ latest campaign, via Dazed She is so unique.   2. Style your ascendant: Cancer, via Mystic Medusa So as an Aries with Cancer rising, I am now going to don sweatpants, ponchos, and statement necklaces ALL THE TIME.   3. ABBA’s essential, influential melancholy, via NPR The darker side of disco. A great longread!   4. Make a map necklace, via Dollar Store Crafts Could … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five

My New Book! A Year of Natural Health & Beauty: 52 Easy, Frugal, Natural Ideas to Enhance Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

About the Book Many of you have already been following along for a while; several of you are also new followers who reached this blog via some of my natural health and beauty tips. To all of you, hello and welcome! In 2012, I created a yearlong blog project, in which I posted a new tip each week, right here on this blog. All the … Continue reading My New Book! A Year of Natural Health & Beauty: 52 Easy, Frugal, Natural Ideas to Enhance Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Bars

To see all recipes, scroll to the top and click on Recipes or just click here! If you read my last post about protein bars and tried them yourself, I’m hoping you either loved them so much exactly the way they were that you didn’t change a thing OR that you changed up a bunch and made your own custom version! As for me, I’ve now made several … Continue reading Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Bars

Pao de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (Grain-Free, Gluten-Free)

To see all recipes, scroll to the top and click on Recipes or just click here! Happy summer! And happy Friday, too 🙂 I’m happy to share with you a great new recipe (well, new to me) that I got from a friend a few weeks ago. She’s Brazilian, and this is the recipe her family always uses. I’ve done a little Googling and discovered many variations on this recipe, but … Continue reading Pao de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (Grain-Free, Gluten-Free)