As I mentioned in my 7 ways I Boost my Family's Immunity post, Pumpkin Pie spice is a favorite tool in my arsenal because of how anti-inflammatory and healing ingredients it contains. A good quality pumpkin pie spice blend typically consists of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and clove. Together, these spices are a powerhouse that… Continue reading Immune Boosting Applesauce Recipe
Kansas was just named the sickest state in the USA with just under 29,000 people sick with the flu this winter season. I for one, am not about that life. Since we don't get the flu shot in our house I take simple steps to boost our immunity and help our bodies fight against any… Continue reading 7 Ways I Boost My Family’s Immune System
One year ago, I sucked it up and bought this domain and site as a birthday gift to myself to pick up writing again. So here we are, my site is a year old and I'm a year older. I've learned a few things, gained more confidence in myself, got to work with some cool… Continue reading Happy Birthday!!
I love a good list, I love any chance to reflect, and I love beginnings and endings. I also love learning about peoples favorite things because it is always a good chance to learn something new or be reminded of something you had forgotten. So here it is : My 2017 favorite things, some are… Continue reading MY 2017 FAVES
Have you seen the recent video footage of human trafficking victims being sold for about $400 in Libya? Sisters, Brothers, Uncles, Cousins, Sons, Daughters taken from their homes and auctioned off to the highest bidder. The truth is our capitalist society needs cheap labor to keep up with the demands we have for cheap, quick,… Continue reading Enough is Enough – Zero Waste Changes You Can Make Right Now
I'm a homebody. I love being home, hanging out with my family, dogs and plants. I've talked about in a previous post that my old homes used to bring me great anxiety but since I adopted a minimalist approach to it, ive been happier, healthier, and more inspired. Minimalism has brought me so many gifts-… Continue reading How I keep it simple
The Mother Earth New fair is a trade fair that travels around the country addressing issues surrounding sustainability, eco-friendliness and other “hippie dippe green peace crap” as my brother likes to put it . I’ve always wanted to go but never could find either the time or money as a college student. Lucky for me… Continue reading Mother Earth News Fair
Every month I get to interview an amazing minimalist for the Black Minimalists podcast. This is basically a dream come true and I get to do it from the comfort of my home. If you get a chance, give it a listen!
This week is International Baby-wearing Week. I've been wearing Thandiwe since she was a few weeks old and it has been an amazing hands-free way to keep her near. Baby-wearing has also been an awesome way for my partner to bond with the baby when he's with her. He loves how it easy it is… Continue reading Our babywearing chronicles