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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

There are so many things that I love about this time of year – the city lit up with holiday lights, the store windows with their elaborate Christmas decorations, the holiday parties and sitting by the fire with hot cider. But what I truly enjoy the most is finding the right gift for the right […]

HOW WE EMPOWER

I always think that if I was born in the wrong place at the wrong time as a girl, my life would have been completely different. It is not a thought that is lost on me. I am thankful that I grew up fortunate enough to have the ability to take things like education for […]

Keeping Winter Woes At Bay 

It is bound to happen. The leaves are changing and before we know it there will be snow. We pull out our bulky sweaters, down jackets, boots and mentally prepare ourselves for the upcoming months of slush and latent streets. Over the years I have found it a challenge to find ways to ward off […]
Honey Mask

DIY BEAUTY: GLOW WITH HONEY

Enjoy luminous skin with this simple Honey mask recipe. I love natural beauty recipes that you can whip up at home. I grew up with my mother making beauty concoctions in the kitchen that her mother taught her and they really would work!
Breast Cancer

What Breast Cancer Took From Me

My mother was my everything. She was the strongest person I knew, she was a warrior. But as I saw her with tears streaming down her eyes while biting back the pain, I knew the end was near. It was so difficult watching her go through this. My heart was slowly shattering into a thousand […]
What the Doost

Real Talk: Gina, Founder of What The Doost

Image courtesy of Tutti Del Monte. This month we are thrilled to be working with Gina Doost! She is a tireless woman of many talents including but not limited to CEO and founder of the What The Doost blog, major creative influencer, journalist, and traveler. What The Doost is a collaborative blog that covers the […]
Benefits of Antioxidants

My Love Affair With Antioxidants

My love affair with antioxidants has been “and they lived happily ever after” story. And with good reason! I know you have heard a lot of talk about antioxidants and their remarkable benefits for the skin (which I completely agree with). But do we know what antioxidants are and how they aid in improving the quality […]

Discover 5 Tips For Healthy Summer Hair

The extreme summer heat can be brutal on our hair. Not to mention the intense UV rays, chlorine, and constantly showering from 90 degree days. These elements will leave strands underwhelmed and at times damaged. If you noticed your hair has become lack-lustrous, frizzy, and dry there are simple solutions! These 5 hair care tips will revitalize […]

Are you in need of a major Skin Detox?

Signs You Need A Skin Detox: Summer Fridays, extra long weekends, days spent celebrating is what makes this season incredible. However, sometimes those sun filled days, deliciously greasy fried foods, slathered on sunscreens are not always the best for our skin. Luckily there is a solution! A skin detox helps alleviate dry, tired, dull skin while […]
Summer Weekend Getaway Essentials

Summer Weekend Getaway Essentials

Summer is in full swing and we all know what that means… welcome weekend getaways! Trying to find any excuse to dash out of town in hopes of getting in the most beach time possible. Here are our summer weekend getaway essentials as a packing guide to help you prepare for your summer weekend escapades […]