Crumbl Cookies Las Vegas

Today I bypassed the salads and the smoothies. Today I satisfied my sweet tooth.  I had my first bite of Crumbl Cookies in 2020 when I was pregnant with Aevrie. I lived close to the UNLV location at the time, and thought the shop was so cute. I loved the concept, a rotating menu of…

Journaling is my happy place.

I love the feeling of starting something new. I picked up a new journal at my local Barnes & Noble to track my progress with starting another stream of income. I wanted a black, spiral journal that didn’t have any writing prompts or quotes. I loved this black and gold journal distributed by Fringe Studio,…

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Working in the mental health field for over 20 years has given me a front-row seat to many of the struggles those living with a mental health diagnosis endure. Whether clinically diagnosed or not, many contend with societal stigma, problems locating culturally competent providers, or finding affordable services. Often,…

Our thoughts betray us.

Nothing is ever as good or as bad as you think.Nothing ever takes as long or lasts as long as you think.When you’re wrong about it all, every thing is still alright.In all ways, it’s always all right.Our thoughts often betray us. We trust them the most.Being is living is unlearning is freedom.Being is breathing…

Today I made tea.

Today I made tea. That’s it. That’s the headline.  For the last few months, I’ve attempted to map out the best plan of attack for re-launching my YouTube channel. I’ve pondered and re-pondered. I’ve mulled and reconsidered. I even uploaded a couple of videos, but I wasn’t particularly proud of them.  I’ve had several false…

Camphor Oil for Pain & Inflammation

Native to Asia grows the large cinnamomum camphora, aka the camphor laurel.  An evergreen tree that can grow to be as tall as 98 feet and as wide as 66 feet in circumference, the camphor laurel can now be found worldwide.  In Australia, it is called the camphorwood, and in the southern region of the…

Today is my first Mother’s Day.

Today, and every day, I am grateful for my mom.  Before I became a mom, I didn’t believe the women who said they couldn’t fully appreciate their mothers until they became a mom themselves. That notion always seemed silly to me. Even as a young adult I felt like I had a pretty good understanding…

BE CARE LOVE

I was first introduced to Be. Care. Love. on a shopping trip to my local Ross store.  Picking up the Grapeseed Skin Oil, I was pleasantly surprised that the only ingredient listed was… grapeseed oil.  This deserved a deeper look.  What I found was that Be. Care. Love. was much more than oils.  BE –…

Jasmine Essential Oil – A Booster and a Buster

Used to treat depression, low libido, and reduce stress; jasmine oil has been referred to as a mood booster and stress buster.  Whether through aromatherapy or by applying on the skin, jasmine oil is reported to have a positive impact on the nervous system.  It is credited as benefitting heart rate, body temperature, alertness, blood…

Zion Health Clay Dry Deodorant

With around 20 different product types and various scents to boot, Zion Health offers its customers healthy skincare and hygiene alternatives.  “It all started with a toothpaste,” and grew to include products such as face creams, pain relief spray, shampoos, clay soaps, and of course deodorants.  Using what they call “living clay” (kanwa, calcium montmorillonite,…