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How I Reduced my Plastic Usage: Tried it Series

*this post contains affiliate links and resources* When we reflect on our day to day activities, it doesn’t take long to recognize how frequently we use plastics. This invention has been pivotal in transforming our ability to store items such as food, beverages, and medications. Plastics are many long chains of molecules (polymers) that are… Continue reading How I Reduced my Plastic Usage: Tried it Series

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Respect Your Elderberries

Hey good people, It’s that time of year where the weather is cool, warm beverages are the drink of choice, scarves are worn as a statement piece and for warmth, and people are coughing and sneezing everywhere. I was the child who became ill every time the weather changed. In North Carolina, the temperature can… Continue reading Respect Your Elderberries


Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe

Hey there, How’s your skin looking lately? The winter weather can be so harsh on our skin, causing it to become wind-chapped, cracked, and very dry. My hands are usually most affected by the winter weather. They can become so rough and discolored from the lack of moisture. To combat this, I've been using my… Continue reading Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe

Creative, Tried It

New Series: Tried It Series

Hey there, The journey of holistic health can be a winding trail full of culdesacs and harsh forks in the road. There’s natural deodorant, gluten free meals, waste-free lifestyles, CSA’s, and crunchy granola moms. Don’t forget the yogis, juicing, chakra aligning, composting, and chemical-free cleaning products. Is your head spinning yet? In effort to better… Continue reading New Series: Tried It Series

Creative, Self Care

30 Thankful Days

November is here! Bring on the cooler weather, color-turning leaves, boots, and hot apple cider! Thanksgiving is also a part of this wonderful month but has its own set of controversies. Instead of using one day to show thanks, my friends and I decided to celebrate 30 Thankful Days. Each day in the month of… Continue reading 30 Thankful Days

Self Care

31 Days of Self Care Challenge: 2 Week Recap

Hey there, The first 2 weeks of the All of KP 31 Days of Self Care Challenge have passed, and we are off to a great start! Participants have shared with me their self care journeys and listed the activities that have been successful and those that have been more of a challenge. As promised,… Continue reading 31 Days of Self Care Challenge: 2 Week Recap