How To Make Seed Packets for FREE!

How To Make Seed Packets for FREE!

When I started gardening it was really an experiment for me. Even though I grew up grandparents & great-grands who grew most of their own food & even raised animals for food, I could not even manage to keep houseplants alive for long. I just loved them to death! Now 4 years into my own…

Plotting & Planning a Fall Garden Zone 9a

Plotting & Planning a Fall Garden Zone 9a

Hey friends & neighbors! It’s that time of year to start planning a fall garden. Except that in zone 9a, we don’t have what most folks would call “Fall”. Our seasons are just different here. {And so is the sun, but that’s another story for another day.} Our special seasons can be a good thing…

SCS – Bentonite Clay & Charcoal Mask

SCS – Bentonite Clay & Charcoal Mask

Hey hey y’all. I apologize that I did not get to edit and share SCS with you last week. I finally got it done & I’m sharing the bentonite clay & charcoal mask that I did. This video is not about hair because I didn’t really do with my hair. I’ve been wearing a protective…

SCS – How’s Your Mental Health?

Hi again friends & neighbors! I posted this video on all my social media channels because its just that important. If you’ve been here before you know that I am a huge mental health advocate. Having struggled with chronic depression & anxiety for more than 2 decades, I finally learned to prioritize, manage, and channel…

Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

I’m getting a trim this week’s self care Sunday & sharing 3 different methods I have used for trimming 4b/4c natural hair. Before I dive right into the trim, let’s talk about why having a routine is crucial to healthy natural hair, how I finally accepted this fact & what my routine is. In the…

Using Exfoliation & CBD Oil for Skin Care

Using Exfoliation & CBD Oil for Skin Care

This week’s self care Sunday is all about how & why I incorporate regular exfoliation & CBD oil in my skin care routine. CBD oil is all the rage and I finally know why. It has been doing wonders for my skin when I have been a little neglectful (like recently during the Spring 2020…

DIY Kitchen Cleaners Without Borax

DIY Kitchen Cleaners Without Borax

Hi friend! If you’ve been here before welcome back! If you’re new here, thanks so much for stopping by! Today I’m talking about DIY kitchen cleaners. If you’ve been here before, you already know that I am a natural purist (mostly). It all started with my natural hair & it’s love affair with castile soap….

How & Why I Made a DIY Compost Sifter

How & Why I Made a DIY Compost Sifter

I grew up in an extended family home where my grandparents grew their own food & cooked everyday. They loved gardening, so – surprise surprise – they had a compost pile too. I DID NOT like the compost pile & just really hated when it was my turn to take out the scraps. I never…

Eco-Friendly Home Essentials

Eco-Friendly Home Essentials

One of my goals for 2019 & beyond is to continue my sustainability journey by challenging myself to shop less. When I have to shop, I want to buy smarter & greener than I already have been. Some things are easy enough, I just need to do them more – like thrifting. I love thrift…

2018 Holiday Green Gift Guide

2018 Holiday Green Gift Guide

It’s Christmas time!!  And you know what that means… a mad dash to finish checking off the Christmas list. Why do we always wait until the last minute to get those last few gifts?  I personally think it’s the adrenaline of the holiday season & the challenge of finding that “perfect” item for that 1…