Tips and Life Hacks

Floating Ornaments: Add Some Magic to Your Christmas

Looking to add some magic to your Christmas decorations this year? Want to make that neighbor who always has the best decorations green with envy? Here’s how. Floating Ornaments. That’s right have a Harry Potter style Christmas. You can have the magic in just 5 […]

How to Survive Thanksgiving as a Vegan and Stay Sane

Having been vegetarian/vegan for only two months now, this will be my official Thanksgiving as a vegan.  To say the least, it’s very daunting.  My family and in laws live in Texas, which we all know is BBQ country.  Vegans and vegetarians alike are frowned […]

How to Improve Your Overall Health With This One Tip

How to Improve Your Overall Health With This One Tip

If you’re trying to lose weight, cutting out this one thing will help you stay on track and improve your overall health.

Make Honey Work for You

Everyone knows the sticky golden sweetness that comes from bees. We eat it on crackers or peanut butter sandwhiches or drink it in tea. But what not everyone knows is that honey can actually do more for you then just delight your taste buds. Here […]

How Important is Sunscreen Really?

For years I have been getting conflicting answers to this question (covered also in the previous post Sunshine; A Necessary Evil). When I was in school I was told to only put on sun screen when I would be out in the sun for extended […]

Learning a New Language: Free Resources to Help You Get Started

I love language.  Hello? I have an English degree.  And I hate that I’m not at least bilingual especially considering I’m half Mexican.  So for the past two months, I’ve been really focusing on learning Spanish for just a few minutes a day. I love it. It’s […]

Combating Water Retention

Combating Water Retention

Alright ladies, it’s time to be honest. How many of us balloon up around a specific time of the month? We go from normal to this: This is due to your body retaining water because of hormones (there are other reasons but for the sake […]

Things Everyone Should Know: Fire Safety

I know I know, everyone learned fire safety in kindergarten. When you hear the fire alarm calmly make your way to the nearest exit and get away from the building (no roasting marshmallows). But what happens if you’re the one starting the fire? What do […]

The Truth About Nail Biting and How to Kick the Habit!

I fully admit that I used to be an avid nail biter and nail picker.  That’s right: used to.  I was a nail destroyer since I was a kid and had tried to stop multiple times since I was about 11 years old.  They all […]

Take the Plunge

I am not usually one to take risks. Usually I am the one curled up under my blankets fighting change tooth and nail. Unfortunately being a young adult means that your life is going to be changing, growing, and morphing from being a child/teenager into […]