• how to make diy shea butter solid lotion

    DIY Shea Butter Solid Lotion Sticks

    Have you taken a close look at the ingredients list in your body products? How many can you actually identify? As I begin my journey to a healthier and less toxic consumer, I decided to do just that. And, quite frankly, what I found bothered me. Our so-called healing ointments and lotions have ingredients in them that […]

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    July 1, 2018 By Mel
  • Budget Meal Plan Week Two

    Budget Meal Plan Week Two

    Time for another installment of a budget meal plan. I laid out all the details in week one so if you missed it, check it out HERE. I use Pinterest to find a lot of my recipes. (Check out my healthy recipe Pinterest page HERE.) I plan on sharing a completely detailed recipe planning post […]

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    April 3, 2017 By Mel
  • Handmade Holiday Gifts

    Last Minute Handmade Holiday Gifts

    I don’t know about you but rushing around doing last minute holiday shopping is no fun. That’s why I love to whip up cute handmade holiday gifts for my friends and family. Every woman loves a little pampering and I am certain the ones on your holiday shopping list will appreciate these handmade gifts. The onset […]

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    December 23, 2016 By Mel
  • Beautycounter review

    Beautycounter: My Review

    Did you know that the United States has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1983? That is alarming to me and hopefully for you as well. This is one of the things Beautycounter is working to change by advocating for cosmetic reform. They […]

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    November 29, 2016 By Mel