Essential Oils for Weight Loss

We all know there is no magic potion to help you rid your midsection of those 10 extra pounds. But, have you ever thought of using essential oils to kickstart your weight loss journey? With just a few drops, you can overcome common weight loss hurdles, like sugar cravings, fatigue and late-night hunger. Some oils … Continue reading Essential Oils for Weight Loss

10 [ Lazy Girl ] Tips to Lose Weight

After coming home from a long day at work, shedding a few pounds is the last thing I want to think about. Let's face the facts: losing weight is hard. We spend billions of dollars every single year on weight loss products...but we're still overweight. The idea behind weight loss is not complex. Simply burn more … Continue reading 10 [ Lazy Girl ] Tips to Lose Weight

The Curious History of Essential Oils

I'll be the first to admit it: I showed up a little late to the essential oils revolution. When I think about it, I guess I just wasn't convinced. Was this little bottle of essential oils really going to revitalize my spirit or soothe my anxiety? I was more than a little skeptical! But, I was … Continue reading The Curious History of Essential Oils

How I Became a Runner [when I hated running]

Have you ever heard someone exclaim, "I love to run!" and think they were insane? That was me 10 years ago....and I come from a family of runners. I used to watch them go out for a run in 30 degree Buffalo weather and think to myself, who in their right mind would ever put themselves … Continue reading How I Became a Runner [when I hated running]

10 Reasons To Use Coconut Oil Every Single Day

Coconut oil is one of the healthiest superfoods in the world. It is full of antioxidants and healthy fatty acids, like caprylic acid, lauric acid and capric acid. Unlike the long-chain fatty acids found in most plant oils, coconut oil contains healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs). These healthy fats provide the perfect source of energy … Continue reading 10 Reasons To Use Coconut Oil Every Single Day

10 Natural Aphrodisiacs to Eat on Valentine’s Day

For centuries, people have sought out aphrodisiac foods to fuel passion and increase sexual prowess. The term "aphrodisiac" stems from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Greek mythology claims that Aphrodite was born from the sea, swept to shore in an oyster, the most famous aphrodisiac known today. The ancient Greeks knew a … Continue reading 10 Natural Aphrodisiacs to Eat on Valentine’s Day

5 Reasons You’re Always Tired

Have you ever asked yourself "why am I always so tired?" Maybe you try to blame it on a busy home or an overwhelming career. But what if your exhaustion is the result of a more serious medical condition? Everyone gets tired - that's just part of being human. But if you've already tried cutting … Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Always Tired

Cafe Bustelo

Café Bustelo This AMAZING coffee is my number one recommendation for those of you who love a dark, bold espresso. Using a unique blend of Latin American coffee beans, Gregorio Bustelo crafted this famous coffee in East Harlem during the 1920s. He began selling his coffee to Latino-owned bodegas and independent supermarkets, going door-to-door to … Continue reading Cafe Bustelo

Grow Thicker Hair Naturally

*Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links.   No matter how old or young, everyone wants thick, strong hair. Although there is no way to change texture of hair follicles, there are many natural remedies to make hair appear thicker and more lustrous. I absolutely swear by flaxseed oil. It provides a healthy dose of alpha-linolenic … Continue reading Grow Thicker Hair Naturally

5 Delicious Coffee Recipes from Around the World

Love your morning cup of coffee but looking to switch things up a bit? Coffee is enjoyed by millions around the world, and many regions have their own unique take on this delicious drinks. Don't get me wrong, I love a steaming cup of old-fashioned brewed coffee. But, sometimes I crave something a little more decadent. … Continue reading 5 Delicious Coffee Recipes from Around the World