5 Easy Beauty DIY’s

Did you know that you can make so many of the products that you buy? It’s true! And you can do it from scratch with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen cabinet!! What?! Yes­. I’m talking about ingredients like baking soda, coconut oil, sugar, and sea salt. Forget the unnecessary colors, additives, and fillers that are always found in toiletry essentials…
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Cold Brew Coffee

  I took a trip to San Francisco in April and made a stop in Oakland to visit my boyfriend’s sister Giuliana at her new home. As we were looking at her backyard that was full of prehistoric-sized agave plants and other west coast flora that I had never seen, she offered me a glass of her home-brewed iced coffee.…
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Cleaning Cast Iron

Cast Iron. The best cookware, period. It is the safest, best investment, and most durable cookware around. That being said, it definitely needs some TLC. If you don’t have a lot of time but you need to do a quick clean the easiest thing to do is hand wash your cast iron with just a plain eco-sponge or scrubber and some…
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Baking Bread

There are very few food products that I use that have any packaging at all thanks to the great bulk offerings at my local store. However, the eggs I buy come in a recyclable package, also my oils: olive oil and others, also recyclable. The one thing that I buy often that was not was organic bread! The stores around…
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