Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Here’s to the beach parties and the backyard BBQs. Celebrate the stars and stripes with sparklers and of course, fireworks!

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Fashion Challenge: Shop Where the Demographic is Half Your Age and a Third Your Size

I got the idea for this post after taking a free yoga class hosted by Aerie of American Eagle. In my mind, the typical shopper for stores like Aerie and American Eagle is between 13-23 and somewhere in the range of a size 4.

While not completely wrong in my assumptions, I was pleasantly surprised by my shopping experience.

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Happy Fathers Day!

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” – Pam Brown

Photo credit: naturallyhillary.wordpress.com

To all the dads of the world – today is your day. Thank you for protecting us, loving us and most of all believing in us. The universe is a better place with you in it.

And a special shoutout to my dad, who always knows just what to say to bring a smile to my face, who taught me that girls can do anything that boys can do and helping me up whenever I fall. I love you dad!

The Color Run is the Best Run

If you have never done a Color Run, you are seriously missing out.

Who wants a hug??

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Recipe of the Month – Tofu Eggplant Lasagna

This lasagna is so good, you won’t even notice that it’s totally vegetarian!

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend

Thank you to all the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect this great nation here and abroad.

Thank you also to all the brave veterans that have passed away over the years.

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend everyone!

(Photo credit: NBC, Win McNamee. Found through Google search).

 

I Tried Natural Deodorants and Well…It Stank

Over the last 6 months, I have been trying to slowly weed out all the bad chemicals and stick with all natural. It’s not as easy as one would think. Take for instance, my experiment with all natural deodorants.

Those with a keen sense of smell, you have been warned.

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Happy Mother’s Day

Today (and really every day) we celebrate moms. So here’s to the moms, the moms to be and the moms who are sadly no longer with us. You are appreciated, loved and in our thoughts and hearts!

(Photo credit: @supermomhere)

A special shoutout to my mom who has supported me my entire life. Thank you for teaching me kindness, honesty and manners.

Thank you for gifting me your passion, creativity and fabulous sense of style!

I love you mom!!

Beauty Brand Spotlight – Shea Moisture

Way back in October, I wrote about my cruelty free life (read it here). In that post, I mentioned Shea Moisture. I also mentioned that I’d be doing a spotlight review of them. Well, that time is finally here!

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Recipe of the Month: Bite Size Banana Balls

Yep, you read that right.

Banana. Balls. Every bite is the best one.

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