Healthy fats

How to Nourish Your Skin in the Winter

It might surprise you, but I love winter. After spending the first 40 years of my life in mostly hot and humid weather, I finally moved to a place where I could actually wear all the cute coats I have accumulated over the years. No seriously, I have an absurd amount of coats … I’m…

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Making the Switch to Safer Deodorant

You know what’s funny? Switching to safer deodorant was the very first safer product swap I ever made. I think I read something about the dangers of antiperspirants and aluminum, so I started using a natural deodorant. Now did it do the job? Not really. But I kinda gave up on finding a natural deodorant…

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Blogger's office

Why All Bloggers Should Have A Side Gig

You guys, this is what I thought blogging would be like. Me with a laptop, looking put together and working from anywhere. Cranking out content, steadily getting lots of subscribers, taking pretty pictures for my social media accounts. In my mind, this gig sounded cool and glamorous and sorta easy. I mean, I love to…

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safer lipsticks

Why You Need To Choose Safer Lipstick

Man, I love lipsticks and lip glosses. Always have, always will. As little girls, I think the first thing makeup item we want to use is bright and colorful lipstick. We are just drawn to all those pretty colors! After watching our mothers put it on to get ready for the day or on special…

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beach bag with safer sunscreen

My Safer Sunscreen Recommendations

Ohhhhh,​ ​sunscreen.​​ ​Doesn’t​ ​it​ ​seem​ ​as​ ​if​ ​all​ ​the​ ​information​ ​we​ ​get​ ​about sun​ ​safety​ ​is​ ​conflicting?​ ​Don’t​ ​go​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sun,​ ​it’s​ ​dangerous!​ ​Go​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sun, you​ ​need​ ​to​ ​make​ ​Vitamin​ ​D!​ ​Too​ ​much​ ​sun​ ​causes​ ​skin​ ​cancer!​ ​Not​ ​getting enough​ ​sun​ ​contributes​ ​to​ ​so​ ​many​ ​illnesses!​ ​​Geez.​ ​It’s​ ​enough​ ​to​ ​drive​ ​a…

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Safer self care

5 Great Tips for Choosing Safer Self Care

My life is crazy. I wear a ton of hats (literally and figuratively because I live in Alaska!), so I feel like I’m always running from one thing to another with no downtime in between.  I pretty much live on coffee and brightly colored sticky notes. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s what I thought. Despite what…

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