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How to Make this Sugar Cookie Lip Scrub

I have to pay special attention to my lips during the winter. The air get’s so dry and cold and then when you add hot drinks to that, they can get seriously chapped. Lips scrubs are one of the top ways I keep my lips soft and chap-free and this one brings back so delicious holiday memories.


Slow Cooker Thai Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

I don’t know about you but with so much going on for the holidays I’m always happy to find a slow cooker recipe that I can make in the morning and it’s ready in the evening. That gives me time to wrap gifts, send Christmas cards, watch Christmas movies, and do some last-minute shopping. Also, who doesn’t like soup during cold winter days?


How Meditation has Changed My Life

What would you do if I told you that sitting between 10-20 minutes with your eyes shut and breathing could make you able to handle problems faster, be worried and stressed less, be less angry, make you smarter, and able to understand what you really want out of life? That’s what this post is all about. As a skeptic, I wasn’t sure how meditation could help me with my problems. It seemed too simple, but now I meditate most days first thing in the morning. I hope to explain what my experience has been and how it’s changed my life for the better.


How to Make this Festive Lucky Stars Ornament

Are you looking for something to give your friends and family this year to hang on their tree? Or perhaps you have little ones you want to keep busy and calm during this holiday season? If so, then you need to try this craft. It’s super easy, something you can do while watching a holiday special, and cheap to make. It’s so cute and special looking I just had to write a post about it.


How to Make this Christmas Pot-Pourri

The smell of Christmas is a very distinct one. For me, it’s evergreens, boxes containing old Christmas ornaments, hot chocolate, and Christmas scented candles. This pot-pourri is bound to bring back old Christmas memories as well as make some new ones. It’s simple to make and the ingredients are probably things you have on hand anyway! So while you get ready to put up your tree and wrap presents put a pot of this on the stove!


Cool Gifts for Christmas During Covid

This has been a year of lost jobs, lockdowns, and a lot of stress. The Christmas season can also be stressful without everything else going on. I’ve compiled a list of small cool affordable gifts you can give to your friends or family, or even yourself.


How to Make this Pumpkintini that Tastes just like Pie!

I’M THANKFUL FOR MARTINI’S! No matter how big or small your Thanksgiving is this year, there’s one thing you can’t forget, and that’s the pumpkin pie. However, this is 2020, and nothing is really as it seems, so if that’s the order of the day, then this Pumpkintini should fit the bill! It’s simple to make and tastes just like a slice of that iconic pie!


How We are Celebrating Thanksgiving During the Pandemic

I like to go all out for Thanksgiving. I like to make the turkey, stuffing, pies, the whole thing. Since we don’t have any family in Massachusetts, we would often invite our friends to share in the Thanksgiving spirit. This year is different, though, and not necessarily in a bad way different. In this post, I’m going to share how Amin and I are celebrating Thanksgiving and making it more intimate, more loving, and way more thankful than it’s ever been.


A Pumpkin Honey Face Mask for All Skin Types

I believe I’ve said this multiple times, but if you’re new to my blog, I’ll say it again. New England winters are HARSH!!! Brutal even. Don’t get me wrong, fall is gorgeous, summer is beautiful, and spring is magical with all the colors slowly blooming in nature until one day everything is lush and green and colorful. Winter, however, is cold and no matter how I try to protect my face the dry air eventually causes it to dry out, which means my cheeks can flake they get so dry and my brown and the middle of my face gets overly oily in an attempt to compensate for the dryness. I was so happy to find this festive face mask packed with skin-soothing ingredients that are sure to have you soft and balanced again.