Did you know that a study, conducted in the U.S., found that 25% of shoppers--given an apple before grocery shopping--purchased more fruits and veggies after having a healthy snack? According to the study, the participants were tested on both unhealthy and healthy food choices after eating both healthy and unhealthy snacks prior to grocery shopping. The … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Eat Healthy, Shop Healthy?
"You can never know where you are going unless you know where you have been."--Amelia Boynton Robinson Today, this woman--Amelia--an amazing activist, passed away at 104 years old. Her story is amazing and her passion and love for all is absolutely incredible. She even attended the funeral of the officer that beat her, leaving her … Continue reading Quote of the day: 8/28/15
“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times … Continue reading Quote of the day: 8/27/15
My Review: I am not easily impressed by things and those that I am, you will find me raving about them. I am utterly in "awe" by this Crystal Body Deodorant Stick. Before my toxic awakening and my ingredient curiosity, I used all types of deodorants. I have used every single type of deodorant you can … Continue reading Beauty: Review on Crystal Body Deodorant Stick
“Remember that your thoughts are the primary cause of everything.” ― Rhonda Byrne, The Secret Our thoughts, perceptions, will power, negativity, ungratefulness and lack of desire are all what create our surroundings. How do you view your current situation? In a positive or negative manner? You can turn those situations into something positive. Don't lack … Continue reading Quote of the day: 8/25/15
“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Be strong at the very moment someone wishes to instill fear in you. Be strong at that very moment someone wishes … Continue reading Quote of the day: 8/24/15
My husband's mother had a backyard birthday party that we attended. We always like to match, as a family--same goes with the kids--and decided on this outfit. My Outfit: Shirt: H&M (I love this shirt because it is a deep V shirt. Almost a backless shirt that seems perfect for hot days. Jeans: Guess (These are … Continue reading Fashion: A Renaissance Mom’s Outfit of the Day