Earlier this year I set a goal for our household to stop buying and using paper towels.CONTINUE READING
Thank you to Veronica Leon, owner of Verde Tribe (a Charlotte-based plant shop), for partnering with me on this post and answering some commonly asked questions on houseplants. Follow Verde Tribe on Instagram (@verdetribe) to get even more plant care tips and tricks.
I love my plants and that is no secret. If you follow me on Instagram, you get almost daily updates on my sprouts and blooms, both inside and outside.CONTINUE READING
With 3 pets in our small ranch-style home, keeping our floors clean is a daily chore.CONTINUE READING
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Did you know that in a jug of a popular brand of unscented (sensitive skin formula) liquid laundry detergent, 7 out of its 11 ingredients are known to cause skin irritation, damage to DNA, respiratory issues, and endocrine system disruption, as well as nervous system effects and vision damage, among other awful things?CONTINUE READING
Lately, I have been talking a lot about how important it is to me to be use cleaning, household, beauty, and skincare products that are formulated using cleaner ingredients.CONTINUE READING
Since we have been on the ketogenic diet we have found that it is much easier to stick to our routine and avoid eating meals out if we meal prep each Sunday, and our favorite snack to cook in advance is keto-friendly sausage balls.CONTINUE READING
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In May of last year I began an experiment to find the best natural deodorant.CONTINUE READING
For reference, I identify as female, I am 28 years old, I am 5 feet and 5 inches tall, and when I started this journey I weighed 170 pounds.
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A little over four weeks ago, my husband and I made a major lifestyle change — we began the ketogenic diet (keto for short).
There’s a lot of mixed information out there about keto, so I encourage everyone curious about it to do their own research. To sum it up, though, here’s a short description from Women’s Health Magazine:
“This eating plan is all about minimizing your carbs and upping your fats to get your body to use fat as a form of energy, says Scott Keatley, R.D., of Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy. While everyone’s body and needs are slightly different, that typically translates to: 60 to 75 percent of your calories from fat, 15 to 30 percent of your calories from protein, and 5 to 10 percent of your calories from carbs.”