How to: Dinner Party Name Place Settings

I’m all ready for an upcoming weekend with my sisters and all our fellas. We love meeting up for a weekend to cook, eat, drink, laugh, catch up and basically lounge around the house. And what a good, fun thing–we just kicked dinner up a notch with these DIY…

A Very Cali Christmas Tree

This year was a really great year here in California. So I decided to celebrate California by adding some of my favorite things about this sunny, beautiful place into the decor of my Christmas tree. Flowers, botanicals, berries, fruit….oh my! Definitely not a traditional Christmas tree in color or…

Thanksgiving Succulent Pumpkin Planters

Happy Thanksgiving! I love this holiday. That cozy, warm feeling, the arrival of loved ones, the fall air, the anticipation of seconds 🥧 (or thirds!), the glowing lights and decorations that start poppin’! And the last minute run to the grocery store along with 10 million other people who…

Dreamworthy Outdoor Baths

The great outdoors. Relaxing warm bath water. Fresh air. Nakedness. Perhaps a glass of wine in hand? Whether it’s amidst a tropical rainforest, in the middle of a field of wildflowers, atop a hillside of treetops, along the white sands of the Caribbean, or conveniently smack dab in your…

How to: Scented Wax Sachet DIY

These delightful scented wax sachets make a great weekend project with friends or kids, they are the perfect housewarming or thinking-of-you gift, PLUS wherever you end up hanging one will smell like heaven. Check out the simple DIY supplies and steps below.

this wax silicone mold (with holes for…

The Only Chia Pudding Recipe You Need

Got chia? Chia is a popular energy-packed superfood perfect for adding to smoothies, mixing into baked goods, oatmeal, or juice/kombucha. It’s one of the oldest forms of nutrition and was a staple of Mayan and Aztec diets. Chia absorbs liquid (up to 10X their dry weight), and the seeds…

Your Smoothie is Missing this Vegetable

I’m excited to share the secret ingredient I’ve been adding to my smoothies lately. BUT FIRST, let me share all its benefits because they are plenty:

Provides antioxidants and phytonutrients that can protect against cancer.
Regulates immunity and fights inflammation.
Decreases risk for heart disease and brain disorders.
One serving provides 77%…

9 Delicious Ways to Make Healthier Cocktails

Most of us enjoy a delicious cocktail, but how many of us consider what the ingredients of our cocktail are doing to our health? If we strive to be consistently healthier in even small ways, we’ll create a much healthier lifestyle for ourselves overall.

Here are some ways to make healthier…

Your Guide to 30 Days of Self-Care

“Self-care” is so in right now. It can be any activity (or lack of activity) that makes you feel recharged. Self-care is being mindful to what your mind and body need, not ignoring or numbing yourself to what’s required to feel and do your best.

Are you ready to commit…

10 Alternatives to Traditional Meditation

I’ve accepted that meditation is hard for me. I’m not great at sitting still and letting my mind clear and only focusing on my breath. I’ll continue to practice and hope that my three minute meditations can eventually, with practice, turn into 20 minute meditations. In the meantime, I’ve…