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5 Fun & Festive Christmas Treats

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This fresh Korean cream cake is my absolute favorite cake of all time.  If you’ve never had an Asian bakery style cake, you’re really missing out.  The fluffy chiffon cake layers are the only base worthy enough to slather liberally with the light and airy frosting it’s traditionally paired with.  The taste is subtly sweet..read more

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My Easy DIY Facial Oil Blends

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My recent favorite has been a blend of argan oil with frankincense and myrrh.  It’s what I call the wisemen’s oil since it features 3 simple yet powerful and effective ingredients: argan oil aka liquid gold, frankincense and myrrh. Argan oil contains antioxidants, vitamins a and e as well as oleic and linoleic fatty acids.  This means..read more

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How To Elevate Your Mornings And Have A Great Day!

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Morning times were typically rough for me growing up.  I often associated them with a groan to start the day, dragging myself up at the crack of dawn for school, and being met by the cold and grey outside world.  No wonder it took me most of my adult life to finally greet morning times..read more

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How To Handle Negative Thoughts

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Last week, I was so overcome by the day, I started crying.  A slew of unfortunate events had begun to pile up and I just started wailing.  I recognized I was under stress and noticed the negative thoughts swimming in my head.  I cried it out and you know what?  Two things happened.  The release..read more

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Things I Don’t Ever Buy + What I Use Instead

I’ve been a minimalist since before it was a trending hashtag.  It was just the way of life in our family.  We didn’t grow up with much and had to make do with what we had.  This turned me into a resourceful adult and today, it’s just second nature.  It aligns with my love for..read more

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July 2018 Favorites

Myrrh essential oil is the newest one to join my collection and I’ve been primarily using it in my DIY facial oil blend (blog to come) or in my no waste homemade toothpaste which is just an eyeballed mixture of baking soda, coconut oil, ceylon cinnamon, food grade bentonite clay, and myrrh EO.  I keep..read more

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Natural Liver Detox + Detox Juice Recipe

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Today, I’m bringing you 5 easy ways to keep your liver healthy and happy for optimal health and energy. Our liver is our first line of defense and acts as our body’s primary filtration system.  It is one of our most important organs as it flushes out toxins, purifies our blood and metabolizes nutrients.  Keeping..read more

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What is Toner and Why I Started Using it

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What is toner? Most often, it is a liquid meant to act as a secondary cleanser for the skin.  In my teens, I used to swipe an astringent mess all over my skin, only succeeding in agitating my breakouts and drying out my skin.  The toners of today are completely different and not only clean..read more

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Vegan Food in Kenya

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As you may or may not know, I’ve recently focused more on a plant-based diet for a number of reasons.  I feel so passionate about it that I’m even releasing a new recipe e-book soon.  Needless to say, I was a bit nervous about traveling while eating healthy.  This shift has not only allowed me..read more

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How to Minimize Waste – Zero Waste

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DIY.  I’m a huge DIY lover as you can probably tell from my video recipes I’ve shared with you over the years.  However, beyond taking a more natural approach, it also dramatically cuts down on packaging.  It seriously pains me when I see elaborately packaged goods being torn into and tossed carelessly into a trash..read more

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