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Give Yourself a Blowout at Home

This pandemic has taken a lot from us. Nights out, wedding receptions, our sanity...just to name a few. But there is one thing I am not letting it take from me. Good hair days.Yes COVID-19 has made good hair days a little more tricky, but with some sound advice and styling products- good hair days…

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Hey Princess- Egyptian Cotton is Out, Bamboo is IN

Bamboo Sheets > Egyptian Cotton My Previous Love for Egyptian Cotton For the past few years I have been hearing about how so many folks are switching over to bamboo bed sheets. I'm going to be honest- I had my reservations. I have always been an Egyptian Cotton 800+ thread count type of girl. I'm…

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Homemade Crock Pot Swedish Meatball Recipe

When you just want delicious comfort food. It's the end of fall. Day light savings is hitting us all extra hard this year. It seems like every night there is record wind storms. It's always raining and dreary. You need comfort food. But not just anything. After all, this is the first crockpot meal of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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!

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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…

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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…