Living Green: The Making of Chikankari Tunics

Living Green: The Making of Chikankari Tunics
Female Artisans of Northern India create the hand embroidery of tunics in their homes. The women often gather at one home in their village, and do the embroidery together while socializing with one another.  Living green creates profound changes in their lives, increasing their security, positively impacting communities, working to...

Great Gift Ideas in a Mason Jar

Great Gift Ideas in a Mason Jar
           Looking for easy DIY gift ideas that are fun & easy? These types of gifts are creative and thoughtful, plus it will be easy on your pocket - and who doesn’t love that? It’s a win-win. Gift giving doesn’t have to be expensive! Create something...

Seasonal Beauty: 10 Best Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Seasonal Beauty: 10 Best Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle
As the Fall season ends and our Winter weather quickly approaching, it’s that time of year to revitalize, protect and nourish your skin for a healthier lifestyle. You may be surprised to learn that some of these tips could be right from your Grandmother’s cupboard! Exfoliate – If your skin...

5 Natural Easy Recipes with Home Grown Herbs

5 Natural Easy Recipes with Home Grown Herbs
Do you Love natural and easy recipes with home grown herbs like basil, parsley, rosemary, oregano and lavender? If you're short on space to grow your herbs in your yard, just do what I did. Use planters over the side of your deck and watch the magic happen! Planting all...

25 Simple and Natural Ways to Enjoy your Summer

25 Simple and Natural Ways to Enjoy your Summer
Do you ever wonder what do to on the those lazy days of summer?  Maybe simple is better, but having fun doing the simpler things goes hand in hand. Here are 25 simple but fun ways my family and I love to enjoy summer: Drink an Arnold Palmer on your...

18 Amazing Benefits of Soy Wax Candles and Soy Protein

18 Amazing Benefits of Soy Wax Candles and Soy Protein
Looking for a better way to burn candles and take advantage of the benefits of Soy Protein?  Here are 18 total amazing benefits of soy wax candles and soy protein: Try soy versus paraffin candles. Soy candles are made from soybeans (vegetable oil) and are a natural renewable source grown...

Sweet Lavender: 12 Versatile Uses for Every Gardener’s Dream

Sweet Lavender: 12 Versatile Uses for Every Gardener’s Dream
 As spring is in the air and summer fast approaching, I got to thinking about some calming scents that can be planted and also used in Summer Recipes. Lavender comes to mind, and is a scent that is versatile all year long. Let’s start with a little history about...

Advantages of Creating More Awe In Your Life

Advantages of Creating More Awe In Your Life
  Does this sound familiar? You have too much to do and not enough time to do it? Need some inspiration....What is awe?  Awe is the mind and body’s reaction to being pushed outside of their normal world, according to Michelle Shiota, PH.D, associate professor of psychology at Arizona State...

When Life Serves You Lemons: Try these 12 Best Tips

When Life Serves You Lemons: Try these 12 Best Tips
Looking for ways to use a simple lemon to solve some beauty, health and household problems?  When life serves you lemons, here are 12 helpful tips to solve a few of our daily challenges with amazing lemon: Facial Treatment - Lemons are high in vitamin C and antioxidants.  Start with...