Mango Chamoy Paletas (Mexican Fruit Popsicles)

One of my favorite things about summer is ice cream. And there’s no better way to wrap up a long, hot work week than to treat yo’self with some! So last Friday, I bought myself a Mexican frozen treat: a single serving paleta. Popsicles made of fresh fruit and flavors, Mexican popsicles are sold at […]

diy carpet powder with essential oils

DIY Baking Soda & Lavender Carpet Powder

Whenever possible, I like to find simple, natural solutions for personal care and home projects. In fact, that’s a major premise of this blog. With that in mind, I wanted to share with you a recipe for a DIY carpet powder made with baking soda and essential oils. I try lots of DIYs – some successful, others […]

summer months in la

7 Things to do During the Summer Months in LA

Now that I’m in my mid-30s, the summer months in LA carry a different tone than years past. I don’t go out nearly as much as I used to (shouts out to Hulu, Seamless, and Postmates). When I do manage to get up and out, it’s either brunch, dinner, or the occasional happy hour instead […]

father's day gift guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide – 2017

Another hallmark holiday, this time for the Dads. As with moms, great fathers are worth appreciating throughout the year. Familial relationships can be quite complex, but our fathers are the men who gave us life. At least we can honor them while they are still with us, even if it’s in a small way. I […]