• Health

    10 Essential Oils You Should Have In Your Home

    What’s Up With Essential Oils Anyway? Way before the craze of social media health hacks, alternative holistic health practitioners essential oils for Aromatherapy. If you’re unfamiliar with aromatherapy, it is the use of extracted essential oils to help improve psychological and physical well being. Essential oils are the highly concentrated version of natural oils found in plants, so now that you’re all caught up on the basics, here are 10 Essential Oils you must have at home. Lavender I figured we should start with the most known oil and its best known for its powerhouse properties. It’s real name Lavandula angustifolia, is known to be relaxing, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antibacterial, anesthetic, immune-boosting, antiviral, and reduces…

  • Health

    How To Naturally De-stress At Home

    How To Naturally De-stress At Home We often find ourselves caught up in the fast life and forgetting to find time to unwind. There are many ways to help you reach that point of relaxation, but nothing is better than natural ways to easily de-stress at home. Here are a few simple ways to achieve a better day; Listen to music Music is one of my most favourite stress management tools, our brains respond to the sound of music playing. Something soothing can have a tremendous effect on our mind and bodies. It naturally slows down your heart rate, lowers blood pressure, and can release serotonin decreasing anxiety linked to stress. Drink…

  • Food

    Simple Honey Barbecue Chicken Wings

    Simple & Delicious Honey Barbecue Chicken Wings   I’ve been loving barbecue sauces lately, maybe it’s because of spring and the weather slowly getting better. I’ve whipped up a quick recipe that’s easy to make and goes well with your favourite sides. Honey barbecue chicken wings are a simple classic, it’s easy, the kids love it, and it goes well with any social or at home event. I mean, who doesn’t love honey barbecue chicken wings! Before we jump in I want to warn you all that this may cause your taste buds to water! Don’t forget to share this with some family and friends (especially the ones who aren’t the…

  • Beauty

    First Impressions; Lavender Floral Mist

    First Impressions; Art Naturals Lavender Hydrosol Floral Mist People always ask me what my skin care regimen is and I’ll admit that it’s pretty nonexistent. Once in a while, I find a new product that I like to incorporate into my busy day and recently I’ve had the opportunity to give my first impressions on their floral mist by Art Naturals.   When I first got this was “this is EXACTLY what I’ve been looking for”. As a mom of two, I really try my best to opt out for more natural based products. The best part about this is that it can be used for your face, hair, and home! Currently,…

  • Health

    Green Cleaning Tips + Best Natural Ingredients

    Why I Switched to Green Cleaning   I was raised to be a “brand fan” when it came to household cleaning products and as busy as life can be, it was so easy to fall into that category. Once I became a mother I wanted a better healthier lifestyle for me and my children, cleaning chemical free was especially important when they were babies. From then, I went back to the basics and researched DIY green cleaning recipes. Ever since then I’ve basically replaced most commercial cleaners in my home with basic everyday natural ingredients. Which not only feels better but helped me save a TON of money in the long run!…

  • Health

    Natural Health Remedies on Toddlers

    Natural Health Remedies to Soothe Toddlers This time of the year can be troubling for most families with young children. Its cold and flu season, which mean we need to take extra care of our little ones. With two young kids, one is in kindergarten, catching a cold is almost unavoidable. Natural health remedies have been working for centuries. So if you fear your little one is coming down with something take the time to analyze them before treating them. How Do I Know If My Toddler Is Sick? If your child is old enough to tell you how they are feeling, this is a good start. If not then don’t…

  • Life

    5 Tips to Saving Money on Amazon

    Tips for Saving Money on Amazon Amazon is currently the biggest online retailer. We all use it, family, friends, and pretty much anyone who shops online use it. You can find most things on here from books, clothes, jewelry, groceries, electronics, and the list goes on. Although we find really great deals there, here are 5 tips for saving money on Amazon. The Deal Store This is Amazon’s daily deal section which offers a variety of products from all their departments. Typically they have “lightning-deals” and “limited-time sales”. It ranges anywhere from 10%-70% off. You have the option to click “watch this deal” to keep an eye on it. Subscribe & Save…

  • Motherhood

    The Best Bedtime Routine For Toddlers

    *Affiliate links are included in this blog* Why a bedtime routine is important… So why is a bedtime routine important? I’m sure most parents can agree that when bedtime rolls around our children tend to use that hidden jolt of energy they had kept all day until now! This is when the fairytale bedtime you always see on television becomes a myth, and now you have to buckle down and handle this situation like a pro! If there were a few things about parenting I could definitely take pride in is my success in my children’s bedtime routine. It’s hassle-free (most days) and its something we can always rely on to unwind,…

  • Life

    2018 Blogging Goals + Healthy Habits

    Boy oh boy has this past year been full of surprises! I can’t wait to fill you guys in now that I am starting to write again here on my blog. With tons of plans and goals I have for both my personal and blog life, it’s pretty exhilarating to be in this new chapter. I’ve been blogging for over 3 years now on three platforms including this site, Instagram, and Youtube. As you know from my last blog post I hadn’t been on this site for over two years and I recently lost motivation and interest in the other two at the end of 2017, so now that I…

  • Life

    HELLO 2018 | Better Late Than Never + Where Have I Been?

    Where have I been?… and what’s brought me back to blogging. For everyone who was actively following my posts noticed I suddenly vanished from the blog scene completely. No heads up, warning, or update on what happened and after all that time it was exactly what I needed. Let me be honest… at first, in January 2016 I started slowing down because I was having a hard time balancing my personal life, being a full-time mother, and blogging altogether. What I loved became a chore, something I didn’t genuinely feel like doing, and a high-stress factor. I wasn’t happy with myself at the time which made me lose complete motivation and passion for…