Health Facts · Inspiration

I’m NOT Perfect…I’m Just ME.

  Hi Friends. It’s time to get real for a moment. I often post about my progress and successes, but today I want to get vulnerable in the midst of feeling like a hot mess. I made the conscious decision to stop drinking 3 months ago. I felt great during that time.  I decided to have… Continue reading I’m NOT Perfect…I’m Just ME.

Health Facts

Can’t Lose Weight? Check Your Thyroid!

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that is responsible for nearly all of your metabolic processes, including brain function/cognition, female hormone balance, fertility, GI function, body temperature, cardiovascular function, and lipid/cholesterol metabolism. Thyroid hormones regulate other hormones including insulin, cortisol, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.  You can see why this little gland is so… Continue reading Can’t Lose Weight? Check Your Thyroid!

Health Facts · Inspiration

The Final Straw to Change

What is the final straw for change for YOU? I know for me, it’s feeling like crap. Aka: fatigue, brain fog, digestive issues, skin breakouts, moodiness, irritability and anxiety…sometimes mild depression too.  When I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel: eating sugar and drinking coffee because I’m exhausted and then having a glass of… Continue reading The Final Straw to Change

Essential Oils · Health Facts

Essential Oils for A Sore Throat

Top Essential Oils for A Sore Throat The uses for essential oils truly are endless and if you have read any of my other essential oil articles, you’re probably not even that surprised that they can be used for sore throats, too. The following essential oils for sore throat pain will kill germs, ease inflammation… Continue reading Essential Oils for A Sore Throat

Health Facts · Inspiration · kids · Vitamins

How my 2-year old Overcame Illness Naturally

[Stepping on my soap box] I’ll admit I’m not much for conventional medicine/intervention unless absolutely necessary. I always try natural remedies first, and I’m proud (and grateful!!!) to say my son will be 3 in January and he’s never been on antibiotics or medications other than the occasional Tylenol or Motrin.  Please note: I believe there… Continue reading How my 2-year old Overcame Illness Naturally


Now is the Time for Connection & Love

Everyone knows I’m obnoxiously positive and optimistic, but there are times when I feel crushed to my soul, crippled with fear, anger, grief and pain…but I still have hope. I’m probably one of the least political people you will ever meet. I’ll be honest; I’ve never really kept up, I don’t watch the news, and… Continue reading Now is the Time for Connection & Love

Essential Oils · Health Facts

What is an Essential Oil?

What is an Essential Oil? Watch video HERE. If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. Essential… Continue reading What is an Essential Oil?