Wellbeing

Tea Collection + Favorites

With cooler weather finally upon us (at least for those of us in New England!) I thought it would be a fitting time to post about my tea collection and some of my favorite teas. I don’t drink coffee and tend to only drink herbal teas or those with little to no caffeine. I love […] Read more…

Yuzen Unboxing! Autumn 2015

I’m so excited to be opening the Autumn Yuzen box this week! I’ve absolutely loved the summer and spring boxes and this season they’ve delivered another great selection of revitalizing and nourishing natural products. Some of the products that have been in previous boxes have made their way into my daily and weekly routines. For […] Read more…

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…

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