Winter is gone (hopefully) let's get ORGANIZED!

Get Organized!!
I know organizing a home is typically a big topic for springtime, but if you didn't quite get your house in order, there’s no better time than now! Getting organized will leave so much more time for fun and family when the weather is nice!

To keep things simple and manageable, let’s tackle one thing at a time. I don’t know about you, but clothing clutter is killing our house right now. We still have winter clothing and outdoor gear all over, and now we’re starting to think about tank tops and shorts.

Nine Best Essential Oils for Yoga

Perfect your practice with essential oils for yoga

Like avocado and toast or acai and granola, yoga and essential oils are a match made in heaven. Whether you are just beginning with yoga or have been practicing for years, you can benefit by adding these power-packed aromas to your practice.

Need help to feel grounded as you sync body with the mind? There’s an oil for that. Want to transform your room into a serene yoga studio? There’s a diffuser blend for that.

Exhausted?? Let's talk about it.

Exhausted? Not sleeping well? 

Hitting those afternoon slumps? This month I am talking all things energy, stress, and sleep!! Let's dive deep into four ways to boost energy levels--naturally

If you’ve been dragging lately, it could be that you’re not getting enough 


The Dirt on Natural Cleaning + Products

The Dirt on Natural Cleaning + Products


Ahhh! Open those windows and breathe in that fresh spring air! Spring is here, which means it’s time to start thinking about our spring cleaning checklists. There’s just something about the nice weather that brings on motivation for a fresh start. So let’s get to it! But wait, before you reach for those cleaners and get to work, let’s do a little digging into those ingredients, shall we?

Creating an Elegant Clergy Stole

So... you want to make a clergy stole. Hey, that is wonderful (read to the bottom to get my free pattern)! Whether you are making a stole for yourself or for someone else, it will be a fun project, indeed. But before you get started, let's talk a little about symbolism and colors. In the Christian church, the clergy stole is a symbol of ordination and the colors normally follow the Christian year. There are five colors that are traditionally used with a couple choices for the Advent Season (blue, purple, white, green, red & sometimes gold instead of or in combination with white). And of course, there are many designs to choose from. For example one white stole may have the symbols of Holy Communion, another the symbols or Baptism, and others may be designed for Trinity Sunday, Christ the King Sunday or Christmas, etc. But all will be worn in accordance with the Christian Year:

Sugar Detox Challenge

Why a Sugar Detox?

Most of us swim in sugar during times of celebration, and it can be hard to cut back afterwards. On average, we consume 17 teaspoons of added sugar each day- the equivalent of about 80 small jelly beans! 

Excess sugar consumption is tied to an increased risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women. A surplus of added sugar has also been linked to type 2 diabetes and cancer risk and may negatively affect psychological health.

Below are five tips to help you cut back on sugar and make it through the dreaded after-the-celebration sugar detox!

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