apple cider vinegar hair rinse

How to Do an Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This winter, I got a little bored with my hair routine and began wearing it flat ironed straight. I enjoyed having a different hairstyle but repeated blow-drying and flat-ironing sucked the life out of my curls. There are areas that won’t curl like before, which is a problem since I wear my hair curly the […]

easy weekend recipes

7 Easy Weekend Recipes to Make During Your Downtime

Cooking on the weekends is so relaxing. I can take my time in the kitchen, without feeling rushed to put a meal on the table. If I don’t cook for the entire week, I know that by Sunday I’ll have made something hearty and satisfying with enough leftovers to make into tacos, sandwiches, or salad […]

grapefruit zest face mask

Avocado, Honey & Grapefruit Zest Face Mask

Every morning, after his workout, Honey Bear eats a wedge of grapefruit, two hard boiled eggs, and a cup of green tea for breakfast. And each day, he tosses the grapefruit rind into the garbage, without either of us giving it a second thought. On a recent morning, the phone rang, distracting him from the […]

how to make chocolate covered strawberries

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I’m so happy I learned how to make chocolate covered strawberries. They are a premium-priced indulgence; around Valentine’s Day, the average chocolate shop in Los Angeles charges $20 for only a half-dozen. I definitely don’t mind splurging once in awhile, but I can polish off a whole dozen of chocolate covered strawberries in one sitting. […]

diy blackhead remover

DIY Green Tea, Honey & Rosewater Blackhead Remover

My latest obsession is researching ways to incorporate green tea leaves into my DIY beauty routine. Green tea leaves are excellent at exfoliating and dislodging pollutants from the skin. Combined with the moisturizing, anti-inflammatory benefits of honey and the antibacterial, calming benefits of rose water, green tea leaves are an easy, affordable, and effective DIY […]