How to Make Homemade Spa Treatments to Relax

Homemade spa treatments can be an affordable, safe way to pamper yourself at the end of a long week.   I love treating myself to a little pampering, but I do worry about some of the ingredients in products I purchase from the store.  I hear so much about parabens, phthalates, and sodium lauryl sulfate […]

How to Get Healthy Hair With Coconut Oil

Did you know you can have healthy hair with coconut oil? Yes, you really can. Coconut oil is a miracle worker. With all of the heat styling I’ve been doing to get my hair holiday ready, I need some serious deep conditioning. While I use a regular conditioner almost every day, once a month or […]

5 Ways to Look Younger Instantly

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Alcon. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you ever wish that a genie would appear and grant you just one wish? No tricks. No gimmicks. Just one simple wish? I felt that way yesterday when I was having my daughter take some photos of […]

DIY Lavender Facial

Lately, I have been trying to be more mindful about what I bring into the house. We have a small home to begin with but I’m starting to notice a lot more clutter and disorganization than I feel comfortable with. Before I buy something, I try to really think about whether I need it or […]

Madagascar Vanilla Coconut Body Scrub

The heater is running all the time now since winter is here in Vermont. I love how pretty the snow looks outside but the heater is drying the air and that is drying out my skin. My hands need some serious pampering and moisturizing.  I’ve used coconut oil in this Madagascar Vanilla Coconut Body Scrub for […]

Tips for Looking Younger | Aging Gracefully

Thank you to Olay for sponsoring today’s post. I’m 48. It happened a few weeks ago.  No, it didn’t really come as a shock. After all, 48 comes after 47. It’s a natural progression. What did come as more of a shock is that 48 is pretty darn close to 50. I’m not fond of […]

Detox Bath Recipes | Detox Bath with Ginger

Why should you detox? That’s probably the biggest question I had before I started. We put all kinds of junk into our bodies. We don’t always eat healthy, we drink too much coffee, we’re exposed to illnesses, artificial ingredients and pollutants in our every day lives. Our bodies try very hard to remove things that […]

Make Your Own Aftershave For Women

I’m showing you how to make your own aftershave for women because Nielsen Massey asked me to feature their Orange Blossom Water on my site and provided me with a bottle to use.  If you buy something by clicking on the links in this post, I will earn a few pennies.  No matter what I […]

Avocado Oil For Skin Care and an Avocado Face Mask

Did you know you can use avocado oil for skin care? Normally, when I hear the word avocado, I think about guacamole and a big slice of avocado on my sandwich for lunch.  While those are definitely great ways to enjoy avocado, there are other uses as well.  This avocado face mask is another one […]

Best Skincare For Sensitive Skin

The best skincare for sensitive skin really depends on each person’s needs. I have had sensitive skin for most of my life. Finding the best skincare for sensitive skin has become a lifelong process for me. When I don’t pay attention to what I use on my face, I find that my skin is redder, […]