Vision Board Checklist: Building a Log Cabin

I’m a huge fan of home shows, and there is a new one exclusively about building, or restoring log cabins. Having a log cabin in the woods sounds so dreamy that it’s definitely on my vision board. Cabins can be…

10 Ways To Green Up Your Day

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureUp2018 #CollectiveBias Making healthy choices in the New Year has not only been expressed in how I eat, but how I live my…

Easy Night Before Hair with TRESemmé

If you have limited time in the morning to get ready, then this is an easy way to style your hair the night before! This is a favorite way for my busy high schooler to do her hair because she (insert…

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Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo in San Diego, Feb. 10-11, 2018

Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo in San Diego, Feb. 10-11, 2018

Hey Southern California – if you, a friend or a family member is Gluten Free or in search of Allergen Friendly products, the GFAF Expo is for you! In fact, it’s the biggest gluten-free and allergen-friendly event in the US! Whether you’re looking for specialty products […]

Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Silk Almond & Cashew Milk

Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Silk Almond & Cashew Milk

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProgressIsPerfection #CBias #CollectiveBias Not to toot my own horn, but so far healthwise, 2018 has been going really well! I have been consciously shopping for products and ingredients that […]

Blue Evolution’s Seaweed Pasta is Super Food & a Planet Super Hero

Blue Evolution’s Seaweed Pasta is Super Food & a Planet Super Hero

Growing up on a peninsula jutting out from San Diego, CA, I was fortunate to be surrounded by the sea. As kids, we would often go out fishing in the peaceful kelp beds right off of Point Loma. One of my most favorite activities was to hang off the edge of a boat, and simply gaze directly down into the sun-filtered seaweed forest that seems to stretch down for miles. (more…)

Tips for having a climate-friendly day (including Happy Hour!)

Tips for having a climate-friendly day (including Happy Hour!)

Call it eco-anxiety. Between melting glaciers, the USA exiting the Paris climate agreement, dwindling coral reefs and increasingly forceful hurricanes, being an environmental steward can feel pretty stressful. Pioneering research from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the organizations Climate for Health and EcoAmerica confirms […]

Coconut Curry Red Lentil Soup

Coconut Curry Red Lentil Soup

This soup has a lot of ingredients, but I promise it’s worth it! The flavors are unique, exciting and complementary with rich coconut milk, spice and lime. Red lentils are also a great source of protein, so it’s a nutritious soup to enjoy on a […]

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats with Truvia Natural Sweetener

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats with Truvia Natural Sweetener

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PickNaturesSweetness #CollectiveBias

I love making overnight oats because of the convenience, but more importantly, it’s one of the few breakfasts I can make that will hold my family over until lunchtime. If my daughter has a grumbling tummy mid-morning at school, then it means she can’t focus as well in class!  (more…)

Tasty vegan protein swaps

Tasty vegan protein swaps

Switching to a vegan diet isn’t easy—especially when you’ve been used to the taste of protein-rich and flavorful meats. Not to worry; you can have your meat substitute and eat it too. Try these vegan protein trades to quell meat, egg and dairy cravings. Want […]

Moms: Is CBD For You?

Moms: Is CBD For You?

Recently around the water cooler, there’s been chatter about the benefits of CBD oil. And, by the water cooler, I mean Moms Night Out at a wine bar. Under hushed voices, benefits of CBD were being discussed in serious tones. Heck, even the family dog […]