How a Foundation in Africa Employs People with Disabilites to Create Handmade Gifts

A few weeks ago, I went home to visit my parents. In the basement I found a beautiful handwoven blanket with a little tag on it that said Shanga. I found out soon from my mama, who had just visited her friend in Africa, that it was made by an organization that employs blind, deaf, and […]

Why Essential Oils Work: Bisalobol in German Chamomile

My daughter has been plagued by a common skin condition since she was 5 months old. In a desperate attempt to find some relief for her while also avoiding over the counter steroid creams, I began to do my research on natural anti-inflammatories. Steroid creams are synthetic anti-inflammatory drugs that reduce inflammation on the skin when […]

My Simple, All-Natural, DIY Skincare Routine for Ladies Who Don’t Have Time

To be honest with you, I’ve never been one to spend 30 minutes doing a nightly skincare routine. In college, I was lucky if I even washed my face. ( I know…) Truthfully, I have been blessed with pretty chill skin! However, it has always been sensitive, and I used to buy the expensive “sensitive […]

Finally! Natural Sunscreen that Doesn’t Leave Behind a White Sheen

It’s that time of year again where we start planning for lakes, vacations, and outdoor BBQs! We also start planning for how we will protect ourselves and our families from too much sun and the damage it may cause. Though nothing can replace a good sun hat and shady umbrella, sunscreen is still very important […]