Autumn in western Mass is magical…I love seeing the area come alive with seasonal colors and festive Fall touches. One of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon during this time of year is to pay a visit to farms/farmers markets for some Fall goodies, and to simply take in the beauty of the season. … More Autumn at Blossoming Acres | Southwick, MA
Even as a young child, I could sense that my soul was at home in nature and that I had some sort of inexplicable connection to the natural world. About a year ago, I began to explore my spirituality now as an adult and wanted to deepen that connection that I knew was already present, … More 5 Ways to Deepen Your Spiritual Connection to Nature
This one is for you, fellow chocolate & PB lovers. Now, I would be lying to you if I said that I enjoy Summer…I try year after year to see the beauty in the Summer season but the oppressive heat & humidity never fails to put a damper on my perspective. There is nothing I … More Chocolate + PB Nice-Cream Sundae | Vegan, Raw, Dairy & Refined Sugar-Free
As I mentioned in a previous post, setting aside a little “you” time every day is a great way to manage stress levels and to practice self-love. In my opinion, it is an essential part of a person’s overall wellness. I relax in a number of ways…sometimes it’s curled up on the couch with my cat watching … More Coconut + Rose Bath Bomb Review | The Atlanta Bath Company (Video)
I am no stranger to hot and humid days living here in South Florida, especially because I love being outdoors. Whether I’m taking photos for the blog or simply relaxing outside, I’m out puttering around in the backyard for at least an hour every day. I make sure to keep hydrated by drinking water … More Watermelon & Lime Agua Fresca
The majority of us are aware of what we consume on a daily basis. We check ingredient labels for anything we can’t pronounce or anything that could be potentially harmful. But can you say that you do the same when it comes to skincare?
Chocolate & mint is a combination that people either love or hate. I am one of those who love it in any form but especially ice cream. I find it to be a refreshing palette-cleanser after a meal, or a nice cool treat on a hot Summer day. This recipe is perfect for those who … More Mint Chocolate Chip “Nice Cream” | No Churn, Natural, Dairy & Dye-Free
Hidden along the backroads between Historic Deerfield, MA and the Montague State Forest, lies this unique gem: The Bookmill. “Books You Don’t Need, In a Place You Can’t Find” is their slogan, and it holds true. We had a bit of difficulty finding the place, and ended up leaving with more books than we had anticipated!
Today has been a windy, overcast day here in South Florida. I tend to like days like today, I’m not sure why (well, the fact that the sun isn’t out and beaming on me is certainly a good reason why). The cool wind is always welcomed, too. I wanted to brighten up the day a … More Tropical Storm Smoothie Bowl
Spring is in the air…I’d know because my allergies have been horrible! Sneezing, runny/stuffy nose, itchy eyes, you name it…I’ve got it. I’ve suffered from seasonal allergies since I was a pre-teen, often reaching for OTC medications when I felt them coming on. This year I’ve decided to stray from seeking relief in pills, and … More 5 Natural Remedies/Tips to Help With Seasonal Allergies