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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]