You know I enjoy seeking out natural remedies and cures, and incorporating them into my daily habits. Last week I shared my deep appreciation of coconut oil, and now I’m taking on tea tree, an affordable essential oil with near countless uses. The tea tree plant is native to Australia, where it was named by […]
Yesterday, I shared all about pearl powder and its many benefits, and why the components of these semi-precious stones are so special. Today, some of my picks for all things pearl – from my daily supplement, to brightening masks, to my very favorites in pearl jewelry. XXJKE JEWELRY For rings, I love this Gabriela Artigas for […]
As I’ve shared before, I’m forever on the hunt for natural remedies that I can implement into my daily life. And one that I discovered many years ago, and is to this day one of my very favorites, is Palo Santo. From the sacred and mystical tree found in South America, Palo Santo, which translates […]
Though summer is winding down, protecting ourselves from the sun is still of the utmost importance – particularly in California, where sun is plentiful for much of the year. And while the best defenses against getting too much harmful UV radiation are protective clothing, shade and timing, finding safe and effective sunscreens is also key. […]
During the warmer months, I find myself gravitating towards accessories that are equal parts chic and effortless, and my bags and totes are no exception. Some of my very favorites: those of woven variety. Perfect for a trip to the beach or market, they’re a practical (and stylish) weekend staple. Here, some of my woven […]
With grilling season in full swing, I wanted to not only share some of my favorites for the job, but also once again provide some ways in which we can minimize its negative effects. While most of us will do a good bit of grilling in the warmer months (who can resist a backyard barbecue?), […]
As I mentioned yesterday, during our visit with the lovely Evan Healy we learned how to whip our own shea butter, and I loved both the process and the results. It’s something that anyone can do at home using raw shea butter, a kitchen mixer, and some of your favorite essential oils. And though the end […]
When it comes to the holidays, I love going all out, but am often disappointed with the types of products found in-store and online – especially for kids. So for Easter baskets this year, I decided to forego all the plastic and candy-filled options in favor of a more thoughtfully assembled basket that the little ones would love.
Yesterday, I shared a bit about activated charcoal and its uses, and today wanted to pass along some of my favorite products.
As a lover of dogs and all things beautiful and well made, it’s no surprise that I’ve done my fair share of searching for the best products available. From bowls to beds, I’ve put together some of my favorites
I recently shared my favorites for copper, but lately, I have found myself equally enamored with all things brass. Beautiful, classic and enduring, here are some of my brass picks for in and around the home.
When it comes to decor, I’m of the school of thought that no detail is too small to be overlooked. And when it comes to something that most of us use each and everyday – in this case, the mouse pad – this is especially true. Here, some of my favorite mouse pads; chic, minimalist, and made with beautiful leather.
So important to have on-hand in your kitchen and dining room, but often overlooked, trivets that are both functional and attractive can be difficult to find. Here are some of my chic favorites for protecting your surfaces from a hot serving dish or kettle.
I love all things copper, from cookware – which is always on my dream list – to accessories, I adore the way it looks around the house. Here, some of my favorite pieces out there right now.
This time of year, I can’t get enough plaid. And while it is certainly having it’s moment this season, it’s a print and aesthetic that I’ll always go back to. Here are some of my favorites in apparel for the ladies and the little ones, as well as my plaid picks for home.
With the holiday season in full swing, delicious baked goods and sweet treats are aplenty. With this in mind, I wanted to share some favorites for transporting – whether as a gift for the hostess, a contribution to the meal, or as a way to send a slice home with your guests.