Whole30 Week 1 Recap

Whole30 Week 1 Recap

7 Days down, 23 days to go! I started the Whole30 on January 6th, so I am officially 25% finished, and I'm already seeing a difference in the way I feel. If you are a Whole30 newbie, considering a Whole30, or just trying to incorporate better/healthier/'cleaner' foods into your diet, you've come to the right [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘E’ is for EGCG

Skincare ABCs: ‘E’ is for EGCG

Hello lovelies! It has been a hot second since I've done a Skincare ABCs post (whoops), so today's post is long overdue. The ingredient we will be discussing today is epigallocatechin gallate, also known as EGCG. What is it? How does it work? EGCG is the most abundant catechin in green tea. Which basically is [...]

What’s with Whole30?

What’s with Whole30?

Hello again! If you read Friday's blog post (here) you may remember one of my big goals for 2019 was to make better nutrition a priority. That can mean a lot of different things to different people. Honestly, I think it even means different things to me sometimes. In the past, I've had a few [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘D’ is for DHA (Dihydroxyacetone)

Hello again! Welcome to another week of the Skincare ABC series. Today, we are shaking things up a bit. In the past few weeks, we've discussed three major skincare ingredients (AHA, BHA and Vitamin C). The ingredient we are discussing here today differs pretty significantly from ingredients discussed on this blog previously, mainly because it [...]

Our Engagement/Proposal Story

Our Engagement/Proposal Story

I was thrilled to get to share this moment with my family. There were lots of hugs from my father and brother, and plenty of tears from my mom. As I told my family the story, I realized how lucky I was that Chris didn’t change his mind on the way down to the beach. I guess he is ready to deal with me for the rest of our lives after all!