The Tea on Tea Drops

A few years back, I stumbled upon the brand Tea Drops. At the time, I was a huge coffee drinker and did not think twice about this product. Flash forward to 2020 and I went cold turkey on coffee to switch to tea (I was super addicted to coffee – read more about my health…

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My Recommended Trader Joe’s Items!

Trader Joe’s is one of my favorite stores I don’t get to visit enough. Because I live across town, I only shop at TJ’s once every couple of months, but that hasn’t stopped me from finding many favorite products! What attracts me most to TJ’s is their colorful packaging, friendly staff, and overall reasonable pricing…

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Brand Spotlight: Mobaak Aromatherapy Shoppe

I came across Mobaak products while grocery shopping many months ago. I was intrigued first by the packaging, and then by the beautiful scents offered. Since my initial encounter, I have purchased many products the brand offers, and I have even gifted a few to family! The Story Mobaak was founded in 2017 when the…

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Reasons I Love Walking For Exercise

I used to enjoy running. In fact, I would go to the local school’s track multiple times a week after work. Well, I ended up requiring surgery on my foot and I haven’t been able to run without pain since. Over the last few years, I’ve come to quite enjoy taking walks. These walks allow…

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5 Simple Eco-Friendly Beauty Swaps

I am extremely passionate about making eco-conscious, socially conscious choices and purchases, but it always seems like I’m not doing enough. Listen, consumers are at the mercy of large corporations. We can only do so much when certain products just aren’t readily available. Why is it up to us to make all of these changes?…

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Mid-Week Thoughts

2021 started off very productively. I was in my routine, I was exercising daily, I was excited and ready to go…and then February happened. I have no idea what actually happened this month to make me lose focus – whether it was the stress of my boss catching COVID, the impending doom feeling of running…

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Kai Organic Tea: My Favorite Tea Brand

I used to be addicted to coffee. No, seriously. I was so addicted, I would get a migraine within an hour of waking up if I hadn’t had a cup of coffee. It got to a point where I was fed up with feeling horrible without a substance. I mean, we went to Yosemite and…

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Nutrition Spotlight: Goji & Mulberries

Antioxidant Powerhouse Did you know Goji berries and mulberries are extremely high in antioxidants? Mulberries contain antioxidants called anthocyanins, which are known to be very anti-inflammatory. Goji berries contain antioxidants that fight off free radicals and reduce inflamation, along with a ton of vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber! Both berries are perfect for topping…

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My Go-To Easy Kettlebell Workout

I love this quick cardio workout that includes some toning exercises as well! I repeat this 2-3x, or until I need to stop. I suggest trying once through with no breaks to see how you feel, no need to push yourself too hard! As always, stay safe and use proper form to prevent injuries! Keep…

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My Health Journey

Let’s Be Honest… Everyone goes through a period in their life where they feel defeated – either you’ve gained weight or you’re simply unhappy with the way things are going. I am no different. In fact, I had both happen to me. After meeting my boyfriend (now fiancé) in 2011-2012, I was introduced to the…

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