Wellbeing

August 2015 Favorites

I don’t think I’ve done a monthly favorites post since March! I always mean to do them and then before I know it we’re halfway into the next month. This time I’m making sure to do it before the month is up or it probably won’t happen. Here’s what I’ve been loving this last month […] Read more…

Empties No. 3

Another dose of empties for you today! All skincare again as usual. I hope you’re all staying cool! We’ve been having a heat wave here in Vermont and I have been keeping cool in the only room in our apartment that has an air conditioner (my office/studio). I love summer, but admit I’ve started dreaming […] Read more…

DIY Wild Rose Tonic… Sort of

Like all good adventures, this one started at my desk, as I was reading through one of my favorite books in the world, The Complete Medicinal Herbal by Penelope Ody. The page on roses has long been one of my favorites, and upon remembering I’d seen some wild roses along the road here in rural […] Read more…

Hand in Hand Sustainable Suds Review

Happy Earth Day! I love this day because it highlights what I love to celebrate everyday – this glorious, gorgeous planet we all share together! I thought this would be the perfect day to share my review of Hand in Hand – one of my new favorite companies. Hand in Hand was created by a husband […] Read more…

March 2015 Favorites!

Happy April! Its been a long while since I did a monthly favorites post. In March I definitely had a few items I reached for more frequently than others and wanted to share them with you here. I’d love to know what you’ve been loving lately in the comments below, too : ) Pacifica Indian […] Read more…

Yuzen Spring Unboxing!

I love unboxing new subscription boxes! Yuzen is a seasonal box (4x/year) filled with eco-conscious products meant to add a little zen to your life. They just released their spring edition which I opened here (available until April 30th or until they sell out). This box is packed with amazing products and I’m excited to share with you […] Read more…

Fig + Yarrow Complexion Water + Body Oil + Lip Blush

I discovered Fig + Yarrow a few months ago and am so impressed with the three items I’ve tried so far. Fig + Yarrow is an artisan apothecary, handcrafted in small batches in Colorado and they use only the best botanical ingredients. I tried their Bath + Body Oil in Meadow, Complexion Water in Rose/Sandalwood/Neroli, and Rose + […] Read more…

November 2014 Favorites!

Happy December, everyone! I’ve finally corralled my favorites from the month of November. I’m loving easy to use, stress-reducing items as lately I’ve been flat out working on issue 3 of Sweet Violet Bride. These items brighten my day and make me happy! Julep Nailed It Holiday Set This is a collection of the best […] Read more…

natural beauty holiday gift sets

Natural Beauty Gift Guide: Holidays 2014

I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving yesterday! Today I’m posting some of my favorite holiday gift sets for the natural beauties on your shopping list.  From a $9.99 stocking-stuffer, to a $195 luxury set that won’t soon be forgotten there is something here for everyone. Many of these brands are having sales today […] Read more…

October 2014 Favorites!

It’s time for a roundup of products I loved during the month of October! There are quite a few! I feel like I had even more favorites than the ones listed below, but I’m always in the process of trying new things and those will just have to be added to my November favorites as […] Read more…

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