How to Train Your Hair (to wash less frequently)

How to Wash Your Hair Less It seems that lately everyone is getting better and better at extending the time between hair washes. There are so many reasons to try to elongate the time in between washes that it only makes sense to train your hair to not need daily shampooing. Yes- that’s right, you…


The Best Night Time Self Care Routine

A great way to unwind for the day is to have a solid night time routine focused on self care. Taking 15 minutes every evening to take care of yourself and calm down your mind is extremely beneficial. You will fall asleep faster and get better sleep if you are relaxed and after unwinding, which…


Health Benefits of Drinking Warm, Fresh Lemon Water

Fresh cut lemon-first thing in the morning. There is something so special about slicing into a fresh lemon first thing in the morning. It immediately awakens all of the senses. The bright yellow skin, the citrusy smell that wafts up from the cutting board. And of course, the tart but refreshing flavor it brings to…


How to Get Rid of a Clogged Milk Duct

If you are breast feeding, chances are there will come a point where you will end up with a clogged milk duct. How will you know, you might be asking yourself? Trust me. You will know. Clogged milk ducts are very uncomfortable, almost painful. It feels like little pebbles or marbles are stuck inside of your breasts. If you find yourself with a clogged milk duct, you are going to want to fix it ASAP. Here are the steps I take when I have a clogged milk duct.


The Best Mattress Topper for Back Pain

I personally suffer from back pain from having scoliosis and have found over the years that the quality of the mattress I sleep on impacts how my back feels the next day. I can always tell when an Airbnb or a hotel we stay at needs to upgrade their setup based on how my back feels the next day. After we got married last year my husband and I bought a new king mattress. After I got pregnant I realized I needed some additional support so we decided to purchase was a mattress topper. After some very thorough research we landed on the Space Foam Cooling Mattress Topper!


Hygge Aesthetic Room Guide

Living in cold and snowy Buffalo, NY can be a little challenging in the winter months. The limited sunlight, constant snow and ice storms and freezing temps are enough to make the happiest and balanced people feel like they need a pick-me-up from time to time. We decided to combat our winter doldrums by implementing…


The Best Dry Shampoo for Thin Hair

If you have thin hair, then you can probably relate to most of my struggles. My hair gets greasy quickly, falls flat and gets tangled as soon as I stop brushing it. I used to think that I was just unlucky and would have ugly trunchbull crappy hair my whole life. But then I started…


Couple Travel: Why every couple should take an extended trip together before marriage

I truly feel that international travel is the perfect catalyst in a relationship to determine whether or not you are going to be compatible long-term. I once read a Bill Murray quote that really stuck with me: “If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world. Buy a…

How to Wash a Down Comforter

Do you need to wash your down comforter and need some guidance? For the best technique to wash a down comforter at home read on! Dry Cleaning Vs. Washing at Home Although almost all down comforters say “dry clean only” the reality is most manufacturers websites do not suggest actually taking a down comforter to…