Going “Paraben-Free”

In the past year, I have been hearing a lot about parabens and the potential dangers it could cause to your health. Parabens are inexpensive chemicals that act as a preservative preventing bacterial growth in products across the board; many of these products are used daily (i.e. soap, lotion, etc.) You may ask why it […]

Happy 2014!

Over the years I have come to realize one thing: New Year’s Resolutions never seem to stick. Ever. So this is the year I’m going to do something about it. Instead of thinking up all the things I realistically won’t do, I am going to create achievable goals for myself. Shouldn’t this be what New […]

Winter Must-Haves

Before it gets too close to the holidays, I wanted to share my favorite winter items. These are perfect stocking stuffers *hint hint! Lush’s Sweet Lips is the perfect lip scrub that can be used every night and I swear by it. It also smells and tastes like thin mints. Need I say more?! Maybelline […]

Giving Thanks

I’ve been spending the last few days contemplating all the things I am thankful for in lieu of Thanksgiving and I’ve come to the conclusion that I should consider myself one of the luckiest people in the world. No I don’t have a bank account with unlimited amounts of money, or designer shoes, but I’m […]

My New Food Obsession

I have had my eye on this recipe for quite some time now and I’ve finally given it a go. Enjoy!   Shrimp, Zucchini, and Avocado Salad In a bowl, mix 1/4 cup EVOO, 2 tbsp. soy sauce, 1 garlic clove (minced), zest from 1 lemon, 3 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley leaves, 2 tbsp. chopped […]