Makep Remover- A tutorial for the busy girl!

Want to stop paying a small fortune just to remove your makeup while also avoid adding more toxins to your body? Make your own makeup remover.  It’s easy, inexpensive, and something I wish I had done years ago! Ingredients and Supplies: 1/2 teaspoon Castile Soap 1 tablespoon Witch Hazel 2 tablespoons Almond or Coconut Oil 2 tablespoons Distilled … Read more…

Allowance Pouch: Spend, Save, and Tithe!

Walking through the aisles of the store with three in toe is not for the weak of heart!  I usually have one of my 3-year-old twin girls grabbing sugar coated, artificially dyed puffs inaccurately labeled “Cereal” while my other twin is desperately repeating the word “snacks” while trying to search the bottom of my purse for my emergency stash.  Fortunately for me, … Read more…

DIY Essential Oil Infused Wool Dryer Balls

I’m slowly replacing store bought, toxic ridden products in my home with homemade, clean versions.  Since dryer sheets are not the healthiest products to have on hand, I am finally replacing them with wool dryer balls.  You can buy premade ones on Amazon or Etsy but, in all honesty, they are quite easy to make yourself! Wool Dryer … Read more…

7 Things Your Parents Didn’t Tell You about Raising a Biracial Child

I’m thrilled to introduce you to Diedre Anthony.  Many of you may know her from her insightful posts at Are Those Your Kids? in which she focuses on her experiences of raising her biracial girls.  Her posts are filled with helpful tips, entertaining stories, and humble anecdotes.  Her article How to Teach Your Kids to Love the Skin They’re In was … Read more…

I have a secret…

Yep, I’ve been keeping a secret for a few months now.  Here it goes. Whew. Let me get the courage. Ok. Here it is. I…am…an…ADDICT. Breathe. Fortunately I’m not addicted to anything illegal or unhealthy; in fact, it’s quite the opposite. I’m addicted to essential oils and use them daily (admitting is the first step). … Read more…