My Review of BeautyCounter’s Countertime Regimen

About eight weeks ago I decided I really wanted to dedicate time to a skincare routine. I’m in my mid-twenties now and skincare is essential to keep up with as I get older. I always strive to start good habits while I am still young so that I can carry them with me throughout my […]

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Raita Recipe

My new obsession is Indian raita. My husband and I regularly order Indian food for take-out and visit Indian restaurants, and this side dish has become almost a staple in our home and I now eat it with everything. I initially ate it with only spicy dishes to cool the palate, and now I use […]

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Winter Beef Barley Soup

Ingredients 2 lbs Chuck roast, cubed 2 tbs olive oil 3 large carrots, sliced 1 onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 tbs Gravy Master 6 oz tomato paste 2 tbs flour 16 c. beef broth 12 oz frozen cut green beans 12 oz frozen peas 12 oz frozen corn 2 potatoes, diced 1 c. […]

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Who Else is Lacking Inspiration & Creativity These Days?

Hello, Darkness, my old friend… Or: hello, blog, my old friend… In my last blog post (which was published weeks ago), I lamented the fact that it was about a month since I posted. And here I am, yet again, posting another month later. I have been feeling very uninspired these past few months. I […]

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A Slow Start to the Christmas Season…

Can you believe it is already December 8th? It’s been almost a month since I have posted anything on my blog, and it feels bittersweet. Sometimes it’s nice to unplug for a while and really enjoy the moments that I am experiencing, but writing here is one of my favorite hobbies and I miss posting. […]

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The Benefits of Hanging Eucalyptus in Your Bathroom

I love finding natural home remedies that help my overall health and well-being. I am not anti-medicine (at all!), but I do think the organic world is chock-full of untapped or forgotten about resources that can help everyone in their overall health journey. One of my favorite natural remedies is eucalyptus. My mother always had […]

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Gift Guide: For the Girly Girl

It’s finally holiday season! With all the news of shipment delays and gift shortages, I’ve been working to get everyone on my Christmas list checked off as soon as possible. I have a few girly girls on my list, and I thought I would share some gift ideas for them with y’all! Gifts for the […]

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Thanksgiving Menu Essential: Homemade Pumpkin Pie

It is very easy and convenient to buy pumpkin purée, add some spices, throw it into a pie crust, and call it a day. However, it is also easy to make homemade pumpkin pie. Don’t be intimidated! Plus, if you’re like my family, you have a whole bunch of sugar pumpkins around just waiting to […]

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Braised Short Ribs

There is nothing better than delicious comfort food on a chilly or cold day. Braised short ribs are one of my favorite meals, and I wanted to share my recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients 5 lbs short ribs 1 lbs button mushrooms, cleaned and halved 5 stalks of celery, sliced 1 lbs carrots, sliced 14 oz frozen […]

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Roasted Delicata Squash

I am always looking for new side dishes, and I am so glad I tried out delicata squash! I’m a fan of squash in general, but sometimes I get tired of plain butternut squash. Plus, it’s not the easiest to cut up. I usually wind up buying it already cubed. This past week delicata squash […]

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