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Joggers are the New Leggings


I joined a 12 week challenge group called TerraFit two weeks ago, and I’m still easing into the whole working out thing. Setting out and putting on dedicated workout clothes has become a motivating and enjoyable experience since joggers are…

How To Flavor Water With Essential Oils

DIY, Food

I’m one of those people who struggles to drink enough water each day. I know staying hydrated is the ultimate way to keep your body systems moving efficiently and contributes to long term health. But I get so bored of…

Detox Your Life in January


  Join my free cleaner living online challenge this month on Facebook: Personally, I’ll be doing the doTerra Cleanse & Restore Program, a mini Whole 30, and starting a workout program. What are your 2017 health goals?    

What IS Micellar Water?


Micellar water has been floating around the beauty blogosphere for years, mostly thanks to French girls and their “magic” testimonials about Bioderma micellar water. Luckily for us stateside gals, the stuff is easier to try than ever. Brands are jumping on…

A Cleaner Black Friday


First of all, I am extremely happy that the State Parks are free on Black Friday. It’s such a great statement, and I fully intend to take advantage of it. But there’s still some good sales going on this weekend,…

Beautycounter Touch Skin Concealer Pen Review


One of the very first makeup products I ordered from Beautycounter was the Touch Skin concealer pen. Not because I was totally out of concealer, but because I’d always wanted the Touche Éclat concealer from Yves Saint Laurent – a culty…

JCPenney Salinas Store Opening

Local Life, Style

I had the pleasure of being invited to the Grand Reopening of a huge new JCPenney store at the Northridge Mall in Salinas. I brought my camera to capture the crowd and opening festivities. It was a really fun community event…

The Whole 30 Wrap-Up Week IV

Food, Personal

I definitely felt more balanced during the last week of the #Whole30, and most days even managed to prepare three full meals to keep from feeling hungry. I want to reiterate that the plan does not advocate going hungry; I…